December 2, 2015
I encounter lots of odd smoothing, trimming, and chamfering tasks that are a challenge for a block plane or a chisel. Also, I don’t like to slow down to sharpen…
November 9, 2015
Wood finishes tend to raise the grain of the wood, lifting tiny whiskers that are rough to the touch. The best way to smooth those fibers back down is wet-sanding.
October 30, 2015
In Part II of our series, you’ll learn how and why you want to follow power-sanding with a sanding block and finer grits, to get the wood ready for a truly perfect finish.
September 30, 2015
Tips for tackling big panels and problem parts
March 25, 2015
When gluing a carved decoration like an ornamental shell to a piece of furniture, excess glue can squeeze out around the edges. It’s messy, hard to remove, and can cause…
We’ve sorted through the formulations to help you choose the right yellow glue for any situation
June 4, 2014
Contains no water
February 5, 2014
With this bedrock skill, you can flatten any size board, freeing you from the limitations of your machines
January 17, 2014
Furniture-maker Garrett Hack demonstrates a variety of uses for a bevel-up jack plane
June 6, 2013
Keep the right stuff on hand and get better results
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