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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.


Scroll Saw Blade Changing Support

Scroll Saw Blade Changing Support

This simple board lends a hand while you move the blade on your scroll saw. Read More

Quick Tips Vol. 22

Quick Tips Vol. 22

Here are some tips that make time in the shop go smoother. Read More

Tapes for the Shop: Part 2

Tapes for the Shop: Part 2

Here's a couple more tapes that make life easier in the shop. Read More

Tapes for the Shop: Part 1

Tapes for the Shop: Part 1

Tape in the shop can be used for a lot more than just sticking things in place Read More

Creative Clamping Solutions

Creative Clamping Solutions

This low-tech way of holding workpieces on the bench works just fine. Read More

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