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In the Shop

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.


Hobo Stew Vol. 1

When you combine these shop tip hors d' oeuvres into a pot you'll get a surprisingly yummy and nutritious meal … Read More

Square Assembly Station

This addition to your workbench makes the task of assembling frames square a breeze. Read More

Anchor Bolt Storage Rack

Don't be so quick to toss leftover building materials like the anchor bolts you see here. They can have a … Read More

Quick Tips Vol. 15

Here's a handful of ideas that are useful in any shop. Read More

Convert an Old Grill Into a Shop Cart!

Trash to treasure... If you’re throwing out an old grill, or (in my case) if you found one on the … Read More

Quick Tips Vol. 14

Just some ideas that you can use to make life easier in the shop. Read More

Branding Iron Guide

Adding a distinctive mark to your projects is easy with this branding iron combined with the jig you see here. Read More

T-track Accessory Storage Block

Those short lengths of T-track can be put to good use around the shop. Read More

Quick Tips Vol. 13

Lucky you. Here's some tips that will make life in the shop a lot smoother. Read More

Crosscutting Long Panels

Crosscutting long plywood panels can be a dicey affair. This simple trick let's you make these kinds of cuts accurately … Read More

Double-Duty Shop Drawers

This clever use of drawer space makes working in a small shop fun. Read More

Quick Tips Vol. 12

A handful of little tips that keeps things organized and tidy in the shop. Read More

Shop Made Folding Bit Organizer

Here's an easy way to store a lot of bits on the pegboard rack above your workbench. Read More

Quick Tips Volume 11

These quick tips are like a bowl of little smokies covered in your favorite bbq sauce. You can always go … Read More

Ruler Holder

A place for everything, and everything in its place, that goes for rulers too. Read More