Using Shop Tools
Dado Blade Basics Dado Blade Basics
Confused about dado blades? We'll explain the different types available and how to set up your table saw for five popular dado cuts.
Router Bit Basics Router Bit Basics
One of the best ways to explore what you can do with a router is to simply look at the wide variety of router bits available.
Plate Joinery Basics

Plate Joinery Basics
Inside look at how plate joiners work and the proper setup procedures and the fine adjustments you'll need for accurate biscuit joints.

Table Saw Insert Table Saw Insert / Ripping Thin Strips
What's the solution to keeping narrow strips from jamming your table saw blade? Replace your saw's metal insert with this custom insert.
Guide to problem-solving clamps Guide to Problem-Solving Clamps
You've probably seen these specialty clamps advertised, but what kinds of projects are they made for and how are they used?

Build Your Own Tools!
Thickness Sander
Thickness Sander Woodworking Plan
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Edge Sander
Edge Sander Woodworking Plan
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Jointer
Jointer Woodworking Plan
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Mortising Machine
Mortising Machine Woodworking Plan
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Panel Saw
Thickness Sander Woodworking Plan
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