January 14, 2020
Break out the blue tape one more time. In this episode, Mike systematically lays out both the mortises and tenons using clever spacer blocks.
November 11, 2019
In this video, Ben Strano demonstrates two methods for laying out an octagon without a protractor
October 3, 2019
Large timbers can be cumbersome to square up for the sake of accurate joinery. When necessary, Andrew Hunter turns to an ancient layout method using centerlines.
October 30, 2018
In this episode, Chris demonstrates his techniques for keeping all of the case parts in order, and layout out the tricky joinery to come
September 5, 2017
9-ft. magnetic-backed tape measure is big on features
March 29, 2017
Build your own and get better joints from the start, with cleaner, more accurate layout lines
September 13, 2013
Learn how to properly mill your lumber flat, straight, and square. Then layout the workbench's primary joinery.
Learn how to cut and fit the workbench base's mortise-and-tenon joinery using a combination of hand and power tools.
August 31, 2011
I had some time on holiday to have a rethink about the layout of my shop. I worked out that one of the biggest problems I had was that I…
July 14, 2011
This blueprint consists of a overall close to perfect workshop. As you can see I laid out all of my machines and materials in a orderly fashion in a letter…
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