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Tips & Techniques

Routing Small Parts
Jigs & Fixtures

Routing Small Parts

A few router table accessories make it easy to get safe, accurate cuts

Sharpening Basics
Woodworking Tips

Sharpening Basics

Razor sharp tools improve the experience, result, and safety of woodworking projects. Learn the proper sharpening techniques for your chisels, plane irons, and saws - take care of your tools. Download now!

Hammer Veneering
Woodworking Tips

Hammer Veneering

This veneering technique is historic, unique, interesting, and still appropriate to be used in today's world. Learn all about hammer veneering from Don Williams and get inspired to try it yourself.

Wired for Beauty
Woodworking Tips

Wired for Beauty

To get started creating your own wire inlays, all you need is a little know how (provided here by expert woodworker Don Williams), some wire, a rotary tool, and a few inexpensive shop-made tools.

Bench Plane Restoration Guide
Woodworking Tips

Bench Plane Restoration Guide

Learn to restore your vintage bench plane. From the experience of woodworking master Bill Anderson, you will be able to identify and repair five common issues woodworkers encounter with their bench planes.

Rule Joints by Hand & Power Article
Woodworking Tips

Rule Joints by Hand & Power Article

Further develop your understanding of rule joints by practicing making them both with and without power tools. Bill Anderson guilds you through both in this fascinating article from Popular Woodworking Magazine.

Perfect Shoulders
Woodworking Tips

Perfect Shoulders

An 18th-century chairmaker's saw makes 21st-century work easier.

Contemporary Cabriole Legs
Woodworking Tips

Contemporary Cabriole Legs

Jeff discuses a new approach to a traditional design element.

Woodsmith Shop Season 9 - Tips
Woodworking Tips

Woodsmith Shop Season 9 - Tips

Get all 13 woodworking tips featured in Season 9 of the Woodsmith Shop.

Tongue & Dado Joinery
Technique Collections

Tongue & Dado Joinery

This versatile joint makes it easy to create strong and sturdy cases and drawers.

Stub Tenon & Groove Joinery
Technique Collections

Stub Tenon & Groove Joinery

For frame and panel construction, stub tenon and groove joinery is hard to top. It's quick, strong, and very "table saw friendly."

25+ Router Tips Vol. 2
Woodworking Tips

25+ Router Tips Vol. 2

This collection of shop-made jigs, tips, and techniques will help you get the most from your router and make you a better woodworker.