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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.


Drawer-Slide Tool Mount

An easy way to control counter space in your shop Read More

Modify Your Combination Square for Better Project Layout

By filing a small notch in the end of your combination square's blade, you can create a place for your … Read More

Quick Tips — Some Little Gems

A couple of tips that are nice to use in the shop. Read More

Quick Tips — Plywood Solutions

Two ways to work with plywood. Read More

Shop Vacuum Hose Organizer

This plywood holder holds vacuum hose, electrical cords, and even air hoses. Read More

Hideaway Overhead Storage

A safe home for small pieces that are waiting to be used in a future project. Read More

Desk Bowl — 50 Vessels, 50 Weeks

A carved organizer keeps office work necessities close at hand. Read More

Quick Tips — Simple Fixes

Three simple things that make life in the shop better. Read More

Great Gear: First Look at the Shaper Origin

A first look at the Shaper Origin - A handheld CNC that can do everything a conventional CNC can do! Read More

5 COOL WOODWORKING TOOLS

These woodworking tools make shop time fun. Read More

Tips For Working With Plywood

Working with large sheets of plywood just got much easier using these simple tricks for accurate layout, cuts, and assembly. Read More

Buttons For Feet

A quick, easy way to lift a small project off the surface. Read More

Build a DIY Kids Activity Table and Chairs

Looking for a fun project you can do for your kids? Join Project Designer, John Doyle, on a trip down … Read More

50 weeks, 50 vessels

As a fun little challenge, we challenged our staff of designers, editors, illustrators, and builders to a 50 week, 50 … Read More

Vice Face Replacements

Replaceable wood insert protect all the things you need a firm grip on. Read More