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Application options for finishing

Rob Brown outlines the various ways modern finishes are...

Table saw miter sled

Rob Brown shows you how to make a tablesaw sled...

Tablesaw crosscut sled

Rob Brown shows you how to make a simple, yet...

2 shop made router jigs

Rob Brown shows you two of his favourite shop made...

6 essential router tips

Rob Brown shares his all-time 6 top router...

Abrasives for woodworking

Rob Brown talks about the variety of abrasives you need...

How to sand wood

Rob Brown talks about the tools and techniques for sanding...

Top 3 shop made push sticks

Rob Brown shows you how to make his 3 favourite...

Introduction to clamps

Rob Brown introduces you to the various types of clamps...

Clamping cauls

Rob Brown explains when and how to use clamping...

Brushes and rollers

Rob Brown talks about the kinds of brushes and rollers...

Dressing lumber

Rob Brown shows you how to joint and plane rough...

Working with sheet goods

Rob Brown gives you tips on working with sheet...

Protecting your work-in-progress

Rob Brown shows you a variety of tips to protect...

5 tips to make better jigs

Rob Brown shows you how to make efficient, productive shop...

A woodworkers first seven safety items

Rob Brown talks about the first seven safety items that...

Why apply a finish

Rob Brown explains why it's important to apply a finish...

A few of my favourite finishes

Rob Brown discusses some of his all-time favourite wood...

General finishing tips

Rob Brown gives you a range of tips for applying...

Types of routers

Rob Brown talks about the kinds of routers used in...

Work supports

Rob Brown describes several work supports that will help improve...

Introduction to router bits

Rob Brown talks about the kinds of router bits used...

Router bit types – specialty bits

Learn about specialty bits used in furniture and...

Router bit types – standard bits

Learn about standard bits used in furniture and...

Writing utensils for woodworking

Rob Brown talks about the writing utensils you need in...

Drill bits for woodworking

Rob Brown talks about the basic drill bits you need...

A woodworkers next four machines

Rob Brown describes what other machines you should buy for...

A woodworkers first seven sharpening tools

Rob Brown talks about the first seven sharpening tools that...

A woodworkers first seven hand saws

Rob Brown talks about the first seven hand saws that...

A woodworkers first seven hand tools

Rob Brown talks about the first seven hand tools that...

A woodworkers first seven layout tools

Rob Brown talks about the first seven layout tools that...

A woodworkers first seven power tools

Rob Brown talks about the first seven power tools that...

What is a board foot

In this video Rob Brown explains how hard and soft wood...

Bridle Joints

Learn how to create a bridle joint in your small...

Lap joints

Learn how to create a lap joint in your small...

Mortise and tenon

Learn how to create a mortise and tenon joint in...

Tongue and groove joints

Learn how to create a tongue and groove joint in...

Mitre and bevel joints

Learn how to create a mitre joint and a bevel...

Dowel joints

Learn how to create a dowel joint in your small...

Pocket screw joints

Learn how to create a pocket screw joint in your...

Dado and groove joints

Learn how to create a dado joint and a groove...

Rabbet joints

Learn how to create a rabbet joint in your small...

Edge and face joints

Learn how to create an edge joint and a face...

Introduction to joinery

Rob Brown, editor of Canadian Woodworking & Home Improvement Magazine,...

Wood movement

In this video Rob Brown explains why wood moves, and...

3 common furniture engineering challenges

In this video Rob Brown talks about the three most...

How solid wood is sold

In this video Rob Brown explains how solid wood is...

How sheet goods are sold

In this video Rob Brown explains how sheet goods are...

Woodworking basics, from design to finish: series introduction

Rob Brown introduces Canadian Woodworking & Home Improvement Magazine's new...

Different cuts of wood

In this video Rob Brown provides an overview of the...

Introduction to veneer

In this video Rob Brown provides an overview of wood...

The benefits of using veneer

In this video Rob Brown explains why you should consider...

Pros and cons of three common sheet goods

In this video Rob Brown outlines the pros and cons...

6 common adhesives for woodworking

Rob Brown outlines the pros and cons of the six...

Furniture design tips for before entering your shop

Rob Brown breaks down the furniture design process - things...

3 furniture design tips for inside your shop

Rob Brown discusses the value of making mock-ups for unique...

5 common hinges for furniture making

Rob Brown discusses the five most common types of hinges...

Common woodworking screws

Rob Brown talks about the type of screws commonly used...

Knobs and pulls

Rob Brown explains how the right knobs and pulls can...

Wood hardware: fasteners

Rob Brown explains when and how to use the three...

Crucial miscellaneous hardware

Rob Brown talks about a range of hardware items handy...

A woodworkers first four machines

Rob Brown shows you what first for machines you should...

Sliding dovetail joints

Learn how to create a sliding dovetail joint in your...