Articles from Woodworker's Journal
Amana Miniature Bearing Router Bits
Amana’s Miniature Bearing Router Bits give you all the carbide-tipped cutting of their larger brethren, but in a size perfect for smaller, more delicate projects.
Rockler Woodworking and Hardware Box Joint Router Table Jig
For specialized box making on your router table, Rockler’s Box Joint Jig fits on almost any router table as both a stabilizer and spacer for cutting box joint notches.
Freud Premium Rail and Stile Bit Set for Kitchen Cabinet Door Routing
Freud’s Premium Rail and Stile Bit Set comes equipped with bits to make kitchen cabinetry panel routing easy, with optional glass and double-sided cutters.
Use a Plastic Chair Mat for Finishing Wood and Glue-Up of Projects
The spikes on the bottom of an old plastic office mat can hold a project for finishing and glue-up, and the mat itself is easy to clean off.
Virginia Woodworker’s Simple Cabinet Home Project Turns into Wall Storage and Workbench
What started as a weekend project to build a simple cabinet turned into an all-winter shop conversion with a full storage wall and bench.
Keep a Tool List and Photo Catalog in Your e-Mail for Insurance
We all should take pictures of our tools for insurance purposes, but don’t store the photos in your shop or house. Here’s a better solution: create an email account on your favorite web browser to use as an online tool inventory. Then, email each of your digital photos to this account, with the name of [...]
Rapid Tool’s Rapid Shark Utility Knife with Patented Serrated Edges
Rapid Tool’s Rapid Shark utility knife gives you a nice shop knife with a good cutting edge, wire stripper, cutter and crimper for under $25.
Rockler DustRight Vacuum System Adds Dust Collection Airflow, Accessories
The 4″ hose and multiple accessories added in Rockler’s DustRight line maximize airflow and make cleaning your home workshop even easier.
Secure a Drawer Box Dovetail Joint with Pin Nails Instead of Clamps
Rather than clamping up every dovetail joint during glue-up, a small headless pin nail will serve the same purpose and its hole is easily hidden.
Free a Stuck Router Bit from Its Collet with a Bench Vise
Old collets sometimes don’t have a self releasing mechanism, and router bits can become stuck, but a quick trip to the bench vise can fix it without breaking the bit.