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- Video: Upgrade Your Jointer with a Segmented Cutterhead
Learn step-by-step techniques for upgrading a jointer with a state-of-the-art segmented cutterhead
- How to Master the Plunge Router
When it comes to getting the most from your plunge router, it makes sense to go a routing guru like Gregory Paolini. He has more routers than most woodworkers, ...
- Q & A: Need a Smoothing Plane? Start Small, Then Go Big
- Video: How to Use a Height Gauge
Learn how to dial in more precise machinery set-ups by using a height gauge.
- Do More with Your Dado Set
The dado set is a great tablesaw accessory that is unmatched at a variety of operations-grooving, dadoing, rabbeting, and tenoning-but you must use it properly ...
- Are You Getting the Most from Your Combo Square?
The combination square is one of those essential tools that no woodworker should be without. Even if you are just starting out as a woodworker, it won't take long ...
- Consider a Shaper
Even though routers and shapers perform the same basic functions, there are critical differences. In this article, professional furniture maker J. Speetjens demonstrates ...
- A Mallet is a Must-Have
With its massive square head, a woodworker's joinery mallet is light enough to control but heavy enough to deliver plenty of power where you need it. The joinery ...
- Low-Cost Scraper Plane
Most wood surfaces are easily handled with a sharp, well-tuned bench plane, but occasionally you'll run into an area of wood so ornery that only a scraper can deliver ...
- 9 Reasons to Own a Shoulder Plane
With its narrow profile, precisely milled sole, and blade that cuts fully into corners, the shoulder plane is much more than a specialty tool. In fact, contributing ...
- Buying Old Tools
The used-tool market is a fertile place to find quality hand tools for affordable prices. Furniture maker Matthew Teague offers a road map to those just dipping ...
- Video: Sharpen a Marking Gauge Cutter
Improve a pin-style marking gauge to mark clean lines across grain
- Video: Dick Jarmon: Ultimate Tool Collector
Porter-Cable's No. 1 fan shares part of his antique tool collection at 100th anniversary gala
- Tip: Lock Down Router Bushings without Damage
- Holtey to Sell Handplanes in Parts
High-end plane maker will offer do-it-yourself kits for the 'competent woodworker'