Articles from Woodworker's Journal
Rockler Woodworking and Hardware Recycled Bench Mat Protects Your Workbench
Rockler’s Bench Mat is made of 100% recycled material and protects your benchtop, tools, and projects from the wear and tear of your shop.
Laguna Tools Has Taller, More Durable Aluminum Band Saw Fence for Resaw
If the resaw fence on your band saw doesn’t provide the height or sturdiness you’d like, this 8″ offering from Laguna Tools fits most saws.
B’laster Corporation PB50 All-Purpose Lubricant for Chains, Gears, and Power Tools
B’laster Introduces PB50 All-Purpose Lubricant to smoothen your use of tools and accessories in your shop.
How to Use Your Dial Caliper to Set Exact Router Bit Height on Your Router Table
Calipers are useful in your shop for taking measurements, but the depth probe on the end can serve another purpose – helping set bit height.
How to Clean Sanding Discs and Belts with Your Used Silicone Caulk
Before you toss that old, hardened caulk away use this tip to give it a second life as a cleaner for your sanders.
Starborn Industries Smart-Bit Countersink Bits Provide Pre-drilling Support for Most Screw Sizes
Starborn Industries’ Smart-Bit Countersink Bits leaves mark-less holes and 1-1/8″ deep holes for most common screw sizes.
How to Prevent Varnish and Finish from Drying out Using Soda Bottles
Finish in cans can dry out in the shop if you don’t use it all in one sitting, but you can use a simple soda bottle to get the most out of your finish.
I-Mark Self-Marking Tape Measure Provides an Exact, Marked Measurement
I-Mark Self-Marking Tape provides a standard tape measuring experience with a twist, an ink cartridge that marks your board with a line for you
How to Safely Store the Extension Cords on the Power Tools in Your Workshop
Most of my shop machines aren’t located near electrical outlets, so extension cords are a necessity. I used to keep the power cord draped over the top of the tool when not plugged in, but often it would fall to the floor. Sooner or later, I’d end up stepping on the plug and bending the [...]
How to Get a More Accurate Measurement from Tape Measure Using Old Shop Tricks
Measuring flat panels accurately can be difficult with many tape measures, but using this old shop trick, you can get accurate measurements with little trouble.