Articles from Woodworker's Journal
How to Join a Guitar Pick Box with a Rare Earth Magnet Pivot Hinge
A pivot hinge for a small box can be easily constructed by embedding small rare earth magnets to each part of the box, sealing them tight.
Using a Garden Rake to Collect Wood Shavings Instead of a Shop Broom
Wet sawdust and large wood chips can clog up your shop’s broom, but a simple small garden rake can quickly and easily collect and dispose of them.
Taunton Press Trim Complete by Greg Kossow Teaches Molding and Tool Techniques
Former Today’s Woodworker writer Greg Kossow teaches tips and tricks for creating trim and molding projects in his book “Trim Complete” from Taunton Press.
Testing Your Drill Press for Squareness with Scrap MDF and a Forstner Bit
Resetting your drill press to square after angling it can be difficult, but with the help of a Forstner bit and some scrap MDF it is easy to test.
Infinity Cutting Tools Super General 10″ x 40-tooth Table Saw Blade
Infinity Cutting Tool’s 40-tooth saw blade uses Teflon to absorb the blade’s heat while the double-side clearance polishes while it cuts.
Ali Industries Zip Sander Fine Detailing Hand Sander for Tight Spaces
Ali Industries’ Zip Sander is designed for home shop use, making sanding small projects and corners easy and comfortable with multiple grit options.
Carter Products Micro-Adjust Premium Guides for Band Saws
Micro-Adjust Premium Guides™ from Carter Products fit major band saw brands and blades from 1/8″ to 1″. The guides allow tool-free adjustments forward, backward and side-to-side, which reduces friction and leads to smoother cuts. Priced at $189 in 2008.
Morris Wood Tool Company Forstner Router Bits with Flat No-Spur Boring
The Morris Wood Tool company introduced a series of no center spur, carbon steel, flat boring router bits through routerbits.com in 2008.
Tips for Using a Clothes Iron to Apply Veneer to Plywood Shelving
Though many beginning woodworkers avoid veneer because they feel that they lack the equipment or skill, the process can actually be made quite easy.
Using Cooking Spray to Prevent Rust and Lubricate a Bandsaw Blade
If you’re short on standard blade lubricant, cooking spray works well as a rust preventer and tool lubricant for your shop’s bandsaw blade.