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September 29, 2016
When crosscutting with the miter gauge, you have to turn off the saw and let the blade come to a full stop in order to accurately align it with a…
A bandsaw that does everything right
I really like my 75-year-old bandsaw, but changing the blade is another matter. I used to hang it on the top wheel only to have it fall off every time…
July 27, 2016
When using the drill press, I never have a good place to set aside multiple parts I am working on. So I made an adjustable shelf that mounts on the…
Eliminate tearout, banish snipe, and get smooth results every time
It's simpler than you think.
March 30, 2016
Demystifying one of woodworking's oldest traditions
Custom-made sanding drums let you smooth any curve
Many modern bandsaws, including mine, are equipped with a blade-tension release lever on the back of the machine. I know from experience that it is all too easy to start…
Because the chuck key is so small and short, releasing a bit from my drill press stresses my wrist and fingers more than anything else I do in the shop.…
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