A household iron re-activates Titebond glue for a goof-proof—and beautiful—veneer job
Super Glue, a bench habit, and a super sharp pull saw can help you cut the small stuff—and KEEP your fingers
A weekend binge-watch for you—clocking in at a little over 18 minutes of master carpentry.
Inner tube scraps, clamps, finesse, and patience are all you need for a clean column with four sides of face grain.
One of those things that you keep forgetting how to do, because you don't do it that often
Fast-setting glue and sacrificial guides keep your workpiece smooth and snipe-free
Spice up plywood cabinets with solid wood inlays. Spice up solid wood inlays with cleanly cur dado slots
Main sections of the process are broken into 3-5 minute videos and nifty tips are broken out into 30-second - 1-minute video clips below.
and sometimes I'm open to looking
The absence of an accident does not mean the presence of safety; push sticks are expendable; fingers are not.
Edgebanding without sanding: call attention to the joint rather than trying to hide it. Because you won't hide it.
An accurate setup made from scraps can help you salvage lumber that is too crooked to frame with but could be great for blocking or furring strips
Frank Howarth needed a new door for his pantry, so he turned to some Sequoia slabs that he and a buddy cut up a few years ago.
And then he made a film about it.
Marking, cutting, and glue-up tips that you may have forgotten about
Like farm to table for building materials—a tour of Amazon trees and lumber
Use scraps to offset the straight edge allowing you to cut each edge of the dado with opposite edges of a router bit
Masking tape and a sharp knife are hard to beat for production precision
Make a pattern using elliptical sticks, and then use a router with flush-cut bit to replicate onto the big stock
A really simple template, a really repetitive process, and a lot of glue go into this not-so-weekend project.
Four jigs are all you need to set up a mobile cabinet shop