Carbide Mini-scraper

A friend needed a small tool to clean out glue inside small places. So I made him a mini-scraper using an indexable blade from my planer, screwed to a turned handle. Each blade is about $3, plus [...]

My Best Tools are Made of Paper

Exposure to great furniture hones the eyes for quality and proportion. Woodworking is, all at once, frustrating, elating, challenging and straightforward stupid simple. It combines the elements [...]

BT&C Hardware Store Saw

Tool: Brooklyn Tool & Craft Hardware Store Saw Buy Now Manufacturer: Tools For Working Wood MSRP: $199 I’m not a fan of multi-tools. In my experience they are marketing gimmicks that do [...]

Folding Stool

This simple project made from two pieces of dimensional pine can help solve seating shortages at your next gathering – and it folds neatly away for the next get-together. All you need is a [...]

Sunburst Wall Clock

This modern take on a mid-century classic is a study in precision geometry. The sunburst-style wall clock came in a variety of shapes and sizes during its heyday of the mid-1940s to the mid ’60s. [...]

Sharpening Pond

With this inviting and accessible setup, there’s no excuse for dull blades. The ability to keep tools sharp is a most important woodworking skill – that’s why I have a dedicated sharpening [...]

Knockdown English Workbench

With $100 in lumber and two days, you can build this sturdy stowaway bench. Many knockdown workbenches suffer from unfortunate compromises. Inexpensive commercial benches that can be knocked down [...]

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