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Whether it’s a simple trick for holding a workpiece better, or a way to get a little more from your dust collector, we’ve gathered some of the best shop tips here.


Quick Tips Vol. 21

Quick Tips Vol. 21

Here are four tips that will make you want to spend more time hanging out in your shop. Read More

Threaded Insert Installation

Threaded Insert Installation

Installing threaded inserts into the edge of plywood presents a challenge. First, you have to make sure you’re drilling a … Read More

Handy Hardware Sorting Tray

Handy Hardware Sorting Tray

Here is a simple solution for quickly finding that screw you're sure you have stashed away for the right occasion. Read More

Quick Tips Vol. 20

Quick Tips Vol. 20

Here's a Couple of Tips you Might Find Handy in Your Shop. Read More

Shop-Made Drawer Guides

Shop-Made Drawer Guides

These shop-made drawer guides have a simple way of holding the drawer in the opening. Read More

Quick Tips Vol. 19

Quick Tips Vol. 19

Here are a few tips that make life easier in the shop. Read More

Magazine Storage

Magazine Storage

This is a great way to keep your most recent copies of Woodsmith close at hand in the shop. Read More

Smartphone Case Upgrade

Smartphone Case Upgrade

Here's a cool way to record the brilliant work you do in your shop. Read More

Quick Tips Vol. 18

Quick Tips Vol. 18

Here are two tips that make life in your shop a lot easier. Read More

A Fan Tower for Air Movement

A Fan Tower for Air Movement

Keep your shop cool and well ventilated with this shop built fan tower. Read More

Slicing Plastic Tubing

Slicing Plastic Tubing

A safe way to protect your saw blade investments. Read More

Shop Tool Wrench Caddy

Shop Tool Wrench Caddy

This customizable caddy let's you keep all the important stuff close at hand in the shop. Read More

Quick, Square Cuts

Quick, Square Cuts

This quick tip will help you get 90 degree cuts at the band saw without taking the time to mark … Read More

Cutting Plastic Laminate Safely at the Table Saw

Cutting Plastic Laminate Safely at the Table Saw

Here is a quick tip for easily breaking down plastic laminate at the table saw safer and with better results. Read More

Hobo Stew Vol. 2

Hobo Stew Vol. 2

Some Handy Tips that You can Throw in the Pot and Keep on Simmer Until Needed. Read More