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Hobby to business – making money

We look at how to make money with your woodworking...

The jointer

Get practical tips on how to use the jointer safely...

Benchtop Mortisers

As your woodworking interests evolve, it isn't long before you...

Belt sanders: tips for selecting

If your main need for a hand plane is to...

Jig Saws

Nothing beats a jigsaw for on-site portable curve...

Corded Circular Saws

You can't beat the convenience of a circular saw for...

Shop Vacuums

Whether you use an official dust collection system in your...

Gluing Techniques

In this article we give you shop proven techniques to...

Random Orbit Sanders

If you've never tried a random orbit sander (ROS) before,...

13″ benchtop planers

Once you decide to try your hand at some finer...

Mid-sized routers

Everything you need to know about...

Easy steps to gluing

Successful gluing depends on many factors. Learn the basic steps...

Stationary drill press

Bench top drill presses are nice machines and can certainly...

Glues

Each glue has a specific purpose. Knowing which glue to...

Contractor style table saws

A "contractor" saw is generally a 10" table saw with...

Tuning a block plane

Table saws, jointers, planers and other machines are vital tools...

Scrapers

A card scraper is a thin piece of hard steel...

Waterstones

The key to proper sharpening is to use good quality...

Hobby to business – what do clients want?

Get practical advice on what clients for quality furniture projects...

Pricing your work

Pricing your work is one of the most difficult things...

Hobby to business – what will I build?

If you are considering the idea of starting your own...

Hobby to business – business basics

Before you can hang out your shingle, you will need...

Hobby to business – follow your dream

So, you want to start a woodworking...

Solutions to cross-grain problems

Here is a look at how to properly make breadboard...

Frame and panel design

In this article we cover how wood science affects doors,...

Table tops and wood movement

We look at why table tops split, crack and warp...

Wood movement – the basics

We didn’t invent wood. We invented plywood, particle board, oriented...

Wood cuts and how they react to moisture

In this article we cover how moisture affects the shape...

Wood cuts and where they come from

The first thing to understand is that any species of...

The router – pro tips

The router is an incredible machine that opens up new...

The drill press

The drill press is a very versatile machine to have...

The bandsaw

The bandsaw is one of the safest machines designed to...

The thickness planer

The thickness planer is one of the safest woodworking machines...

The table saw

Get practical tips on how to use your table saw...
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