Crown Molding Tips
The thought of installing crown molding can strike fear in the heart of the average DIYer. But with a few tips and a specialized tool or two, you'll be hanging crown like a pro in no time.
Cutting Coves on a Table Saw - Part I
Need an custom-sized piece of cove molding? With a table saw cove cutting jig, the sky's the limit. Learn how to cut just about any size cove molding safely and easily on an ordinary table saw.
Marking and Measuring Tool Basics
Every successful woodworking project begins with accurate marking and measuring tools. In this article, we'll sketch out a tool kit covering all the essentials, and point out a few additional "luxury items" to consider as well.
Hand vs. Router-Cut Dovetails Where do you stand? Are one-of-kind hand-cut dovetails worth the time and effort, or with speed and precision on their side, are dovetail jigs the way to go?
More on the Philosophy of Joinery Renowned expert Ian Kirby offers a thoughtful response to a Woodworker's Journal reader's question about which joinery method is "best".
Miter Joint Tips Want perfectly matching, gap-less miters? Just follow the common sense tip laid out in this post by two expert woodworkers.
Fear of Wood Routing Did you know: roughly 60 percent of all routers purchased are used only once or not at all? If you've got an expensive router gathering dust in the garage, here's some inspiration for taking it off the shelf and putting it to work.
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