A Master Carpenter's Take on Push Sticks


The absence of an accident does not mean the presence of safety; push sticks are expendable; fingers are not.

Edgebanding Tip: Reveal the Joint with Rabbets


Edgebanding without sanding: call attention to the joint rather than trying to hide it. Because you won't hide it.

Jobsite Jig for Cutting a Straight edge on a Crowned Board


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

Unbelievable Process for a Pantry Door, but #WorthIt


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.

3 Woodworking Tricks


Marking, cutting, and glue-up tips that you may have forgotten about

Tropical Timbers: From forest-to-framing


Like farm to table for building materials—a tour of Amazon trees and lumber

Perfect-Width Dadoes: No Math, No Jigs


Use scraps to offset the straight edge allowing you to cut each edge of the dado with opposite edges of a router bit


How to Coil a Band Saw Blade


One of those things that you keep forgetting how to do, because you don't do it that often

Gang-Cutting Perfect Blocks


Masking tape and a sharp knife are hard to beat for production precision

Cutting Perfect Decorative Ends to Pergola Joists


Make a pattern using elliptical sticks, and then use a router with flush-cut bit to replicate onto the big stock


DIY Plywood Spiral Stairs: OMG


A really simple template, a really repetitive process, and a lot of glue go into this not-so-weekend project.

Essential Woodworking Jigs


Four jigs are all you need to set up a mobile cabinet shop

All American Shop Dog


Happy Independence Day from Romeo, the shop dog, an important member of the team at Hull Historical in Fort Worth, TX

How to Glue Long Miter Joints

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Use tape to clamp and only glue where you have to.

Four Forgotten Woodworking Joints


First-time attempts at joints this woodworker has never seen before


'Floating' Waterfall Coffee Table


All you need to build this table is biscuits, bowties, Festools, and straight edges...


OldSchool Woodworker Chatting it up in his Shop


"Seventh-grade shop was probably the most fun I had in all my school days. That was kind of the beginning of my woodworking career. Here I am, decades later, still sort of in seventh-grade shop."

—Edward Wohl

The Woodworker: 1940 Vocational Guidance Film


A film on the many aspects of woodworking that go into building things with wood—including a pre-robot look at technology displacing workers