Online extras from FWW issue #279 Video: Shop Tour: Christian Becksvoort Efficiency is important to pros like Chrisitan Becksvoort, and his shop reflects that. From machine layout and hardware storage…
Bob Van Dyke demonstrates his process for sharpening a card scraper, including how to create smooth and square edges and faces, and how to draw out and form a burr to create the cutting edge.
Israel Martin renovated an 18th-century stone house in the Cantabria region of northern Spain for his all-hand-tool workshop.
In this article, Mason McBrien builds a workbench designed for student use at the Center for Furniture Craftsmanship, so it has to be an easy-to-build, no-nonsense affair that can stand up to lots of use and abuse.
Jason Stephens has been having trees milled for more than a decade. In this article, he shares what to look for, how to dry the boards, and how to avoid pitfalls when having lumber milled.
Working systematically, Bob Van Dyke demonstrates how to remove mill marks and tearout with a scraper, break sharp edges and corners with a block plane, and sand to an even finish with sandpaper.
If you plan to turn chair or table legs, Tim Manney’s shopmade long tool rest allows you to make fluid, full-body motions that yield consistent, smooth, flowing turnings.
Rick Long, an avid tool collector, builds a chest for his favorite antique tools based on The Gent's tool chest, originally sold by Hammacher Schlemmer.
Peter Follansbee gives a glimpse into his tool kit to show us what's there and why it's important
Mya Rae Nelson takes a look at the molecular structure of epoxies and why it bonds so well with wood.
A battered old cabinet made generations ago sparks Amy Cyphers to delve into her family's history.
Instead of toggle clamps, track clamps can make router jigs much more adaptable and efficient.
Used with the fence up or down, this table is easy to adjust, attaches with common clamps, and provides a great zero-clearance surface.
Rikon’s new 10-in. bandsaw is a worthy addition to any woodworking shop whether big or small, pro or amateur.
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