Blending two Shaker traditions—furniture and sewing—this small stand has a central post, three dovetailed spider legs, a rectangular top, and two underhung drawers that open from either side
Build your own and get better joints from the start, with cleaner, more accurate layout lines
Two simple, time-tested clamps hold complex parts for shaping and joinery
Trouble-free method for installing this tricky hardware
Thoughtful details and modern joinery merge in this sleek design
Create lightweight panels with a heavyweight look
A good lesson in less is more
Build a shooting board that allows you to rough out case miters on the tablesaw and then plane them to perfection
A traditional, crackled milk paint finish can add bold color and texture to any piece
Dan Strout's tall clock is a blend of traditional Scottish, French, Dutch, and American period details
I’ve installed a lot of drawer and door pulls, and it’s amazing how many of the pulls say that their screws are 3 in. or 3-3⁄4 in. apart but are…
Some folks use standard push sticks for keeping fingers safe on the bandsaw, and others don’t bother. I find that this push-stick design gives me better control, helping me push…
I use the time-tested method of gluing angled blocks onto mitered frame pieces, making them easy to clamp tightly. To make the blocks easy to remove, however, I use a…
I avoid corrosion on my hand tools caused by finger oil or moisture in the air by wiping them down with oil after I use or sharpen them. But sometimes…
I turn wood lamp bases sometimes, and I’ve found that a standard keyhole router bit (the large diameter is just over 3⁄8 in.) cuts a perfect slot for a standard…
Wet sharpener excels at hollow-grinding blades
Twin-screw vise raises work to a comfortable height
Hinges are beautiful and easy to install
IBC reimagines bench chisel design
Associate editor Anissa Kapsales takes the Domino to another level by using shims to offset parts consistently and create interesting reveals.
Bob Van Dyke demonstrates how to properly use a marking gauge to make sure you get perfect scribe lines every time
Wooden hand screws are versatile, but they can be confounding to use. We'll help you eliminate frustration and show you a few tricks to get the most from these clamps.
A crackled milk paint finish adds an attractive visual effect to a piece, but its textures are just as appealing. In this video, we'll show you what the process looks like.
With such a tiny cutter, sharpening a cutting gauge can be an infuriating thing
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