Make a Pair of Bench Hooks

The bench hook is without question one of the most indispensable tools in my wood shop. The force of gravity and the force of using the tool up against a solid fence is all that it takes to keep [...]

Easy-to-Install Planing Stop

Traditionally, installing a planing stop on your bench involves a big square mortise and a recess for the stop to lay flush with the top when it’s not in use. I didn’t want to modify my bench [...]

Make a Custom Gouge Strop

Getting a mirror finish on the contoured profiles of carving gouges can be a real hassle. Fortunately, making a custom gouge strop is easy.

How to Silence a Squeaky Table Saw

If your tablesaw screeches like nails on a chalkboard whenever you adjust the blade, it’s a clear sign that the gears under your saw are due for lubrication. Here's how to fix that squeaky table saw.

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