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Make a Treadmill Laptop Desk

If you work on a laptop for much of the...

Viking Arm Installation Tool

Incredible Strength in Many...

Make Your Own Baseboard

If you’re looking for a unique look or a specific...

How to Choose a Finish

Wood Finishing: There are lots of reasons to choose one...

7 Steps to Organizing Your Small Shop

Shop Skills: Just because your shop space is limited doesn't...

7 Great Knife Grips to Get You Started

Knives are simple tools that can do so much, but...

How to Teach a Young Woodworker To Carve Spoons

Kids are often interested in how things are made. And...

Spoon and Utensil Making Basics

Carving a spoon by hand, or even incorporating some power...

9 Super-Simple Small Shop Hacks

Shop Essentials: Every woodworker would agree that small shop hacks...

Create a Fan-Type Carving

Finer details: There are dozens of ways to make a...

Hammer Small Shop Tips

Contest Entries: A special thanks to Hammer for sponsoring Canadian Woodworking...

Production for Box Making

Making one box is much different than making 100 boxes....

Installing Straight Knife Hinges

Shop Skills: Most other hinges are easier to install, though...

3D Models: Save Time and Money

Design Options: There are many aspects involved in furniture design....

Dealing with Wood Movement

Skill Builder: Wood movement is inevitable. However, there are many...

Making Compound Curves

An accurately made form and a healthy dose of planning...

Inspired by Icicles

Finer Details: Learn the secrets to making this unique...

Going Against the Grain

Going Against the Grain: Working with veneered...

Bridle Joint

Shop Essentials: Learn to make this simple but strong joint...

Painting with Wood: Knife Cutting Marquetry Basics

There’s no better way to add style and originality to...