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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. 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

Simple One-Touch Dust Control Set Up

Here's a way to control dust with a flip of a switch that's not an expensive dust collection system. Read More

Shop-Made Threaded Knob

Finding the right size knob for a project can often be the most difficult part... Either the knob is the … Read More

Maintaining a Cast Iron Table Saw Top

My table saw sees a lot of use, and the cast iron top can start to show some wear and … Read More

Get Perfect Miters With a Shop-Made Shooting Board

This must-have jig allows you to take whisker-thin shavings off the end of a workpiece to fine-tune the fit of … Read More

Quick Tips Vol. 6

Little tid bits that help around the shop. Read More

Building a Cordless Drill Charging Station

It’s not uncommon for a woodworker to own two or three different cordless drills, plus various other power tools. And … Read More

Portable Tool Mounts

Here's an easy way to make your table saw do double-duty. That metal tube your rip fence rides on is … Read More

Building the Ultimate Woodworking Drill Press Table

An adjustable fence, versatile clamping options, and a built-in dust collection system make this table a great upgrade. Read More

Quick Tips Vol. 4

Three tips to make your time in the shop easier and more enjoyable. Read More

Woodworking Tip: Drilling Centered Holes in Dowels

Drilling the center of a dowel can be a head-scratcher. Not only is drilling in the center an obstacle but … Read More