Articles from Woodworker's Journal
How to Make a Tape Measure Scratch Pad with White Vinyl or Laminate
With a bit of white vinyl or plastic laminate glued to the side of your tape measure makes an excellent mobile scratch pad in the shop.
Stanley Sweetheart and Bailiey Socket Chisels Provide Hand Cut Joinery
The Stanley Sweetheart and Bailiey socket chisels are designed to be Stanley’s best ever with several sizes perfect for hand cutting joints.
Bosch PS31 Compact Drill/Driver Provides A Lot of Torque and Two Speed Drive Train
Bosch’s PS31 Ultra-Compact Drill/Driver provides a surprising 265 inch-pounds of torque in a two pound body with a motor protection system.
CarveWright Version C Spinel System Creates 3D Wood Carvings from Software
An upgrade from LHR’s old Carveright table top carving machines, the Carvetight Spindle system comes new or upgrades old machines for 3D Carving.
DeWalt DCD710S2 Drill Driver Powerful and Portable for Woodworkers and Contractors Alike
DeWalt’s 12-Volt MAX Drill/Driver combines DeWalt’s lithium-ion line into a surprisingly portable tool perfect for home use and contractors.
Rockler Lathe Tool Holder Keeps Your Lathe Tools and Supplies at Hand
Rockler’s Lathe Tool Holder has a swivel arm that attaches to your lathe, giving you a table to keep turning tools and supplies at hand while you work.
How to Make a Box Joint Jig with a Metal Key instead of Wooden Pins
Pin-miter gauges are often more trouble than they’re worth even for constructing box joints, but replacing wood pins with metal keystock can make the process much simpler.
How to Connect Vacuum Hoses with Shelf Pins Instead of Expensive Connectors
A small, common shelf pin will work as well as most expensive hose fittings without the high cost and with no drawbacks to airflow and power.
How to Mark Up Joinery with Adhesive Dots to Ease Dry Fit and Glue-Up
Marking up joinery isn’t difficult, but colorful adhesive dots from office supply stores can give you quick visual reference when you’re prepping for glue-up.
How to Use Larger Drill Bits to Fit Adjustable Drawer Faces
A drawer with holes for the face drilled a fraction larger than normal can be easily adjusted after it has been mounted and settled.