I think one of the most rewarding parts of being a woodworker is the creative process. You start with an idea, either a request from someone or just something you want to build. It begins as an image in your …
In the battle against fine dust, Powermatic has delivered an intriguing new option–the PM 1250 Micro Dust AFS–for portable dust filtration.
For years, Popular Woodworking and other magazines have published lists of various authors’ favorite tools. They’re the author’s choices for day-to-day use and come with the vote of the author’s own investment.
I am venturing into the world of VFDs for the first time and I think I’m nearly caught up to speed, but would love some input. If you’re not familiar with the term, it stands for variable-frequency drive and it allows you to run 3 phase equipment from a single phase power source. It’s a solution that many enthusiasts of old machinery have adopted to get industrial equipment running in their home shop.
While the effort to ban methylene chloride paint strippers continues, several large retail suppliers have now removed these products from their shelves.
If your tablesaw screeches like nails on a chalkboard whenever you adjust the blade, it’s a clear sign that the gears under your saw are due for lubrication. Here’s how to fix that squeaky table saw.
Fitting a kitchen counter in a tricky space takes a clear head and solid grasp of how existing variables affect each other. Here’s a step-by-step example.
These beautiful Shoji-style sliding doors will make any large living space more versatile, or close off a closet in style.
Mike and Ben talk with Bob Van Dyke about stropping, acclimating wood, jointer safety, glue ups, and their all-time favorite techniques
Tim Killen makes great use of SketchUp’s intersect tool to model a complicated 3d piece