- Video: Smoothing Wide Boards with a Handplane
In the last of our 8-question series on handplanes, an award-winning furniture-maker and teacher shows how to level a wide board by hand
- Video: Quarter Sawing Lumber
Find out why this unique cut of lumber is so expensive and so coveted
- Video: Tour a Boutique Lumbermill
Follow along with a day in the life of a Pennsylvania custom mill to see how trees are harvested, cut, and dried to create furniture-grade lumber
- Video: Turn a Green Wood Bowl: Cutting Blanks
Part 1 of 4: Learn the best practices for cutting turning blanks from a fresh log
- Video: A Planer Sled for Milling Lumber
A sled lets you use just your planer to mill wide boards to any thickness
- Video: How a Handplane Cuts
Learn how a handplane cuts, and how to achieve beautiful, thin shavings with your own tools.
- Video: How to Joint Lumber at your Router Table
No jointer? No problem. Learn how to joint a perfect edge on any board, using your router table.
- Video: How to Mill Lumber with Handplanes
Learn how to mill lumber by hand, and you'll never be limited by your milling machinery
- Video: How to Set Up a Jointer
If you want to mill lumber yourself, jointer set-up is crucial
- Video: Jointing Boards for Dead-Flat Panel Glue-Ups
Even if your jointer fence is out of square, this simple tip will ensure perfect edge joints
- Video: How to Avoid Planer Snipe on Short Stock
Learn how to avoid snipe when planing short stock by lengthening your wood.
- Video: Andy Rae Shop Tip: Flattening Wide Boards
What are your options when the wood you want to use is wider than your jointer? Andy Rae shows you how to flatten a large plank with portable tools and winding sticks.
- Video: Grain Direction
A College of the Redwoods instructor shows how to rift-cut straight or curved stock to follow the grain
- Video: Using a Portable Bandsaw Mill
Watch how a portable bandsaw mill is used to create furniture-grade lumber from local trees
- Video: How They Did It: Dimensioning Lumber By Hand
Before power tools, 18th century craftsmen wielded handsaws and planes to four-square lumber for furniture