- How to Make a Mallet
Make a stout woodworking mallet with an oversize head. You'll use it for any number of tasks, from cleaning out a mortise or chopping dovetails to delicate detail ...
- Foolproof Crosscut Sleds
The secret to precise, repeatable crosscuts on the tablesaw, the crosscut sled has always been a bit tricky to make. For starters, you need the runners to fit the ...
- Soup Up Your Crosscut Sled
Crosscutting furniture parts to length seems like an easy job, but small inaccuracies can lead to complications like openings that aren’t square or joints that ...
- Make Your Own Hardware
The perfect brass hardware for your handmade cabinet may not come from a hardware supplier. You can learn to make your own brass pulls, and you don't need expensive ...
- Video: Setting the Blade in a Wood Plane
A few light, well-placed taps with a hammer guarantee that a handmade plane will perform like a thoroughbred
- Q & A: Reseating a Socket Chisel Handle
- Tip: Build Your Own Panel Saw
- Q & A: Replacing Gouge Handles
- Video: Antique Tools are Modern Made
Tool makers reproduce 18th century handsaws, plans, and marking tools for the historic trade shops at Colonial Williamsburg
- Wood Planes Made Easy
Make a wood plane and it will reward you with flat, gleaming wood surfaces and an unmatched planing experience. Make it the way David Finck does, and you’ll be ...
- 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 ...
- Q & A: A Shopmade Slicing Gauge
- Video: Stow-and-Go Router Table
Build a full-featured router table that is portable, lightweight and easy to store
- Get a Handle on Your Chisels
There are premium chisels out there at flea markets, estate sales, and auctions--provided you know how to make your own handles. Bob Smalser demonstrates how to ...
- Make a Chisel Handle
Create a custom handle for your socket chisel in ten steps and practice basic hand tool use along the way