kenstongeKen St. Onge, CT, US
Woodworking students in a town destroyed by a tornado in 2007 earn bevy of awards during regional technology fair.
From the "don't try this at home" department comes this inventive Canadian woodworker's attempt to turn his car into a woodworking lathe.
If treating an infestation with heat or chemicals seems too pricey and inconvenient, consider cold storage.
Canadian boy's online exploits catch the eye of woodworking enthusiasts and manufacturers.
Pay-per-use shop time starts at $39.
Threaded inserts keep grinder locked-down, but easily movable.
Tools for Working Wood founder is re-releasing 19th-century woodworking how-to magazine, Work.
Goal: A solid top from two big hemlock timbers
Video shows handwork involved in building a slant-front secretary desk.
Sticky adjustment knobs make handplaning difficult, but a fix is easy.
Padauk pegs add a whimsical detail
Video-profile of bicycle builders who specialize in using reclaimed trees
Working through a mistake while building the Shaker side table from FWW 210.
Inexpensive portable music player works well in the shop.
In video, antique tool-store owner says old tools and a renewed attention to craftsmanship are keys to reclaiming the economy.
I raided the FWW off-cuts rack and, 20 minutes later, had a new tool tray for an old tool box. The tray is now the home for my shop essentials.
Two clamps and two dollies make long slabs maneuverable in a small shop.
A honing guide paired with a projection jig makes a great, cheap way to sharpen, especially for budget-conscious beginners. Here's quick trick to make them work better. It takes just a few minutes with a file.
They're sold for machines, but they can help with laying out joinery, too.
Here's a few quick tips on shopping for chisels and other hand tools at flea markets and garage sales.
New associate editor Ken St. Onge introduces himself