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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. 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

Woodworking Tips: Measuring and Marking Tools

Having clean, clear, and accurate marks help you during the building process. Your cuts are only as accurate as your … Read More

Quick Tips Vol 10

Here's a couple of tips you'll find handy to use in your shop. Read More

Workshop Storage & Organization: DIY Cleanup Center

Keep your cleaning and finishing supplies close at hand with this heavy-duty storage center. Read More

Quick Tips Vol. 8

Here's a couple of tips that make good use of things you don't normally find in the shop. Read More

Small Parts Trays

Keep the little accessories for your shop tools close at hand. Read More

Building a Mobile Lumber Cart

As woodworkers, we all tend to hoard small cutoffs that might, one day, become useful. Bryan and Phil walk us … Read More

Interchangable Workstations

Certain bench tools aren't called for everyday. But when needed, they need to be held firmly in place. Here's a … Read More

Quick Tips Vol. 7

A couple of tips that make things easier in the shop. Read More