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woodworking

  • Build a DIY Beer Case for those BYOB Parties

    We’ve got the perfect woodworking project that you can build in time for your Super Bowl parties. A reader submitted this project and you know he arrives at BYOB parties in…

  • Winning Workshops: The Brighton Woodshop

    We guarantee this Winning Workshop would make Norm Abram jealous! From John Lewis’ old-time woodshop in Brighton, CO, he teaches hand-made chair making and builds furniture in the primitive style from…

  • Rough Cut with Tommy Mac: Sneak Peek

    We’re giddy about the recent announcement by WGBH of a new show called Rough Cut with Tommy Mac that takes you through the process of building wood pieces many of which…

  • Tommy Mac – Woodworker & Host of Rough Cut

    Last month we got word that WGBH will be producing a new show focused on woodworking called Rough Cut with Tommy Mac. We’re fortunate to score an interview with Tommy Mac…

  • Rough Cut – Woodworking with Tommy Mac

    In October 2010 PBS will air a new woodworking television series called Rough Cut – Woodworking with Tommy Mac. Check out our exclusive interview with the host of Rough Cut Tommy…

  • Tighten Your Belts with E-Z Sander

    Sanding blocks can be a pain in the you know what. Ripping off the correct sized piece without wasting paper can be frustrating. We came across the E-Z Sander at the…

  • Giveaway: Rockler Pock-It Hole Clamp

    This weeks giveaway is for the woodworkers out there! Amateurs and pros will all agree that this pocket hole clamp from Rockler is indispensable when it comes to joinery. This clamp…

  • Take This Tool Advice from Norm Abram

    Check out this video of Master Carpenter Norm Abram being interviewed at last years AWFS show by Popular Woodworking magazine. Great insights into his favorite tools and techniques. Tools Norm Abram…

  • Serious Bandsaw Skills

    You’ll never guess what he’s making until the final reveal. We’re curious as to what other ways he’s put his bandsaw skills to use. Apparently he sells a kit that includes…

  • Joining Wood Planks has Never Been Easier

    There are a number of different ways to attach wood plans together. Some techniques are easier but less effective while other ways are more time consuming but create a more solid…

  • The Art of Using a Coping Saw

    Installing crown molding is a delicate task and skills with a coping saw definitely helpful when cutting corners.…

  • Timber Framing Clamp

    This timber framing clamp from Bessey Tools is driven into lumber sections and held by spikes at each end.…

  • Touch Free Finishing Tools

    Although only updated once a week the Rockler Woodworking blog is definitely worth a look. We found their post about specialty finishing tools that allow you to spray or paint finish…

  • Build It Yourself: Compact TV Stand

    Here’s a new project for you: a television stand. Maybe you already have one in your living room, but chances are you have more than one TV. This plan from Amateur…

  • 3D Workshops from Popular Mechanics

    Popular Mechanics has put some of their best woodworking projects online that include helpful illustrations, photos, schematics, and best of all 3D renderings of the project that you can view from…

  • Dovetail Joints the Easy Way

    Cutting dovetail joints is one of the essential skills of any woodworker, but lining up the pins and tails can be challenging.…