Articles from Matt Hocking
Top Ten Featherboard Techniques for Table Saws, Jointers and Routers
Featherboards can improve the performance of your table saw, router table, and jointer adding both accuracy and safety, by holding workpieces steady.
Sansin Purity Interior Zero VOC Penetrating Stain for Hardwood and Softwood
Sansin Purity Interior Zero VOC Penetrating Stain provides deep water-based staining for hard and softwoods for both wipe and spray usage.
Starrett 505P-7 Protractor Transfers Angles from Your Miter Saw from Workpieces
Starrett’s 505P-7 Protractor is easy to read from anywhere and allows you to quickly transfer angles from workpiece to tool for easy cutting.
Total Saw Solutions Micro-Kerf Saw Blade Extremely Thin Carbide Table Saw Blade
Total Saw Solutions Micro-Kerf Saw Blade is the thinnest carbide table saw blade on the market and it cuts a thin kerf through thick material.
Riving Knives Make Table Saws Safe and Reduce Kickback
Since 2008, the UL 987 standard has required table saws to have some sort of rising and falling riving knife to reduce table saw kickback.
Top 10 Workshop Annoyances: Wearing a Mask Fogs Up Your Glasses
A simple half-mask respirator with a valve for your breath will keep particles and fumes out of your lungs, and your safety goggles and glasses clear of fog.
Using Small Drill Bits with Drill Chucks Before Scroll Sawing
etting up for intricate scroll sawing can sometimes require very small drill bits that don’t fit into standard chucks, until you modify them.
Spring and Hand Clamps Great for Quick Fastening and Gluing Jobs with Flat Pressure
Spring and hand clamps are among the more simple clamps in a shop, best used for small and fast fastening and gluing jobs, but good options for those tasks.
C-Clamps and Wooden Handscrews for Parallel and Angled Surface Clamping
C-Clamps and wooden handscrews are classic clamping equipment that have dominated shops for decades, and they still work well in today’s shops.
Titebond’s Instant Bond Adhesives Join Wood Products Faster and Easier
Titebond®’s Instant Bond adhesives are available in several different sized bottles, along with activator in a pump spray, which dry faster.