Two Japanese carpenters demonstrate the mortise joinery used to assemble a built-up beam. The claim is that the joined beam is as strong as a solid one.
A secret weapon in the war on loose joints: 2P-10 a two-part glue that dries in ten seconds.
You are 20 bucks away from a speaker that rocks
Deep roots in the community has its benefits (#ThrowbackThursday came early this week)
Five ways to draw circles
Celebrate simplicity ... and sharp chisels
An icon of Craftsman joinery, the pegged mortise, faceted with a file and chisel
A man, a plan, and some Baltic birch plywood becomes a stand-alone portable woodworking shop.
How some simple jigs and a router can add interesting detail to millwork
Orders of architecture are like ancient rules of thumb for design
Dress up a post with a beveled top and tapered chamfer sides
A pretty cool parlor trick that makes trade shows go quickly, and a great way to 'Wow' the kids.
With scrap lumber and a couple of hours, Samurai Carpenter builds a jig and smooths a log into the beginnings of a tabletop ...