Building a Birdhouse

Spring brings means yard work but one of the most popular small projects this time of year involve birds – either feeding or housing. Building a birdhouse can be a fun project for the entire family – tools required are minimal and you can let your...

Selecting the Right Saw Blade

It pays to be selective when you shop for saw blades – making smooth, safe cuts with your table saw, radial arm saw, chop saw, or sliding compound miter saw depends on having the right blade for the tool and for the type of cut you want to make. There is no...

Introduction to Clamps and Clamping

CLAMP · Pronunciation: \’klamp\ 1: a device designed to bind or constrict or to press two or more parts together so as to hold them firmly. Any of various instruments or appliances having parts brought together for holding or compressing something.  ...

Painting Kitchen Cabinets – A quick and simple update

Update a dreary and dim kitchen by giving it new color with a coat of paint. It’s a swift and simple solution that requires no construction or other major undertaking. a wonderful alternative to buying new cabinetry. Select Your Painting Alternative You can...

Pocket Hole Joinery with a Kreg® Jig

Pocket hole joinery isn’t new. The speed and reliability of the technique have made it a favorite in furniture manufacturing and cabinet shops for decades. But for the small shop and weekend woodworker, pocket hole joinery took a giant leap forward in 1990, when...