It wasn’t long after getting into woodworking that I started drooling over premium hand planes like Veritas or Lie-Nielsen. Fast forward 3 or 4 years and I finally ordered my first high quality hand plane. I went with the Veritas low angle jack plane. It comes with a 25 degree A2 blade which is ideal […]
I’ve Been using my shop vac dust collection system for about a year now, Love it. Shop vacs make great dust collectors for tools that don’t have a large volume of dust (tables saw, planner, jointer etc.). Things like chop saws, routers and sanders really benefit from a shop vac oppose to a tradition dust […]
Nine times out of ten, you don’t need a drill press table but it sure would be nice for that one time. Because it’s use is so limited I wanted to keep the design/build simple, no frills. Also mounting needed to be quick and easy. The table itself well be two pieces of ¾” […]
I often get asked if I recommend the Ridgid R4512 table saw and the simple answer is always yes but that’s not because it’s a perfect saw. I recommend it because it’s a great deal. If budget is no a consideration than I’d have to recommend the sawstop just for the simple fact […]
When you first get into woodworking, you realize really quickly you need to learn how to sharpen your tools. Dull blades just won’t cut it. Sharpening is a skill that has to be learned just like anything else but it also comes with a cost, possibly a big cost. In this article I want to […]
This is a really fun project that is ever expanding. The idea was to make each holder unique as well as pleasant to look at.
This tenoning jig was inspired by the micro jig dovetail clamps. I seen the clamps scrolling through instagram and I thought I could probably come up with a use for them. The tenoning jig is self positioning for any mortise and tenon that requires the the mortise to be in the exact centre, like a […]
Super fun project! this lathe was made from the parts of an old cheap drill press.
A table saw tapering jig is pretty handy to have around the shop to not only make tapers but to also joint an edge on a board. measures 12″ by 40″