August 15, 2019
A piece of MDF and two inexpensive tool-storage magnets, clamped in a vise, holds blades tightly while filing.
August 8, 2019
Template routing is easier and more accurate when you do the initial trimming on the bandsaw using this guide pin.
July 29, 2019
LED book light makes an inexpensive accessory for a trim router
July 10, 2019
The influence of Fine Woodworking magazine on my journey as a craftsman can’t be overstated. After getting into some trouble as a dyslexic 15-year-old, I made the decision to focus…
July 4, 2019
MDF panels held in place with rare-earth magnets serve as simple outriggers to support large workpieces when using a smaller crosscut sled.
June 20, 2019
Adapting a tip from Dave Fisher's "Carve a Greenwood Bowl," (FWW #263), a reader uses a clamping jig to secure large bowls on the floor while working with a two-handed…
June 4, 2019
These uprights hold all the cases on my midcentury wall unit. The pairs of 45° holes along their length make the whole unit modular—so the cases can be rearranged. Accurate…
May 29, 2019
Whether you're checking for twist in a board, a glued-up assembly, or a specific joint, there's nothing like a pair of winding sticks for a simple, foolproof method
May 22, 2019
Click here to enlarge. This simple but effective push stick stores in the bandsaw’s miter slot—out of the way yet close at hand. A small rare-earth magnet keeps it from…
May 8, 2019
It’s difficult to control long boards when face planing. Benchdogs don’t always work, and a simple end stop doesn’t control long boards well, especially when you skew the plane. This…
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