The Folks in the Guild

No doubt, you’ll fit right in. A woodworking club offers countless rewards to the aspiring craftsman. It provides a platform for displaying your work. It offers the chance to learn new [...]

Low-tech, Low-cost Leg Vise

My tight finances forced me to devise an alternative to an expensive bench vise. This simple leg vise – cobbled together from a board, a 3⁄4“-diameter pipe clamp, and a short length of [...]

Simple Switch Safety

I like to buy used electric motors for powering various tools around the shop. I also use them to mount grinding wheels, wire brushes and buffing wheels. I typically outfit the motors with toggle [...]

Online Extras: December 2007

Online Extras from the December 2007 issue include a drawing showing the location of the workbench dog holes, full-size drawings of the Gustav Stickley Poppy Table for $3.00, download [...]

Best New Tools: 2007

By Christopher Schwarz Pages: 57-61 From the December 2007 issue #166 Buy this issue now After eight years of writing the Best New Tools column, you’d think that we’d be jaded and bored with the [...]

Tool Test: Veritas Small Plow Plane

An important joinery plane is available again – and it’s been improved. By Christopher Schwarz Page: 32 From the December 2007 issue #166 Buy this issue now Plow planes are workhorse of the [...]

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