Articles from Ralph Bagnall
How to Make Moldings for Card Table with India Ink, Router and Table Saw
Making small moldings is a delicate and precise task, executed with your table saw, router table, and if you want a darker tone for the card table plan, India ink.
How Do You Cut Fluting or Reeds on a Lathe Jig with an Indexing Wheel
Accurately cutting fluting and reeds on a lathe without indexing can be difficult, but even a paper indexing wheel and a shopmade jig can make these cuts easy.
Envelope Card Table Project
Perfect for family card and board games, this envelope card table has a drawer to store your games and folds up into an attractive end table when you’re done.
Plane and Simple Woodworking: Handplane Stock Prep
Hand planes can take on a key role in your workshop, from planing large panels too big for standard planers to evening out the smallest parts.
Plane and Simple Woodworking: Why Scrapers?
Rather than sanding a project down, one easy to use alternative is a scraper, which works like a fine hand plane to smooth out most any wood
Plane and Simple Woodworking: Jack Planes
Jack planes are mid-sized hand planes perfect for planing doors, panels, and creating and paring down joint edges before you start glue-ups.
Plane and Simple Woodworking: Block Planes
Block planes might seem like a antique from a different era of woodworking, but hand planes have a place in almost any modern shop for multiple tasks.
Back to Woodworking Basics: Do Your Tape Skills Measure Up?
Exploring the intricacies of your shop’s tape measure and the difference between different measuring tools can help you understand your projects better.
Back to Woodworking Basics – Mark Your Mark II
From antique furniture construction to modern handcrafting in a workshop, the marking gauge is an invaluable tool for laying out construction.
How to Mark a Multi-sleeve Rolling Pin with a Box Router Jig Instead of a Lathe
Just because you don’t have a lathe doesn’t mean you can’t turn, the author creates a multi-sleeve rolling pin with a simple box jig and his router.