Avoid construction mishaps by looking at mistakes from the past
Gate-leg design expands from small to large in a jiffy
For fast, accurate cuts in plywood and more, these compact saws are hard to beat
Clean, versatile design offers easy access to what’s inside
A close look at price, performance, appearance, and smell
Woodworkers in search of a perfect union of materials
Make a functional and beautiful bowl from a chunk of green wood
Ten tools that every woodworker should have to lay out the next project
Two block planes are better than one
Make an elliptical tabletop
In my imagination, all of my tools are sharp
See how Robert and Tor Erickson made the strong and stunning connections between wrought steel and solid wood in their trestle table.
Robert Erickson’s trestle table was his first time marrying metal and wood, and he sought inspiration from the California Arts and Crafts-era designers Charles and Henry Greene for this first design.
Track saws are equally at home in the workshop and on the job site. Ben Strano shows how to build a table that will make the track saw your go-to tool for crosscutting panels that are too big for your tablesaw.
Furniture maker Duncan Gowdy walks you through his design process—from inspiration to sketching, scale mockups, full-size mockups, and finally the finished piece.
Tape measures have a hook at the end that moves in and out to compensate for inside and outside measurements. However, after years of constant use, the holes wear out and can move 1⁄16 in. or more. In this Drawing Board video, you’ll learn how to make sure that your tape measure is still reliable.
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