Architectural salvage leads the design direction of a door in need of replacement
A flexible drill bit you can knock together in your shop
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.
Joint a step and use a plywood sled to plane a parallel surface, flip, repeat.
Five ways to draw circles
Angled and tapered legs make a saddle for the tapered top
An icon of Craftsman joinery, the pegged mortise, faceted with a file and chisel
A rather biased view on whether or not to use biscuit joiners for slab glue-ups—but what do you really think, Jesse?
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 ...