Workshop Project: Table Saw Tune-up

As durable as most table saws are, they do require attention from time to time. If you’re table saw is is leaving rough saw marks, burning wood or bogging down when you rip average stock thicknesses, chances are something’s amiss, and it’s time to...

Using White Oak for Woodworking Projects

White oak produces fine lumber and exquisite veneer. Its cellular structure proves impermeable to liquids and is resistant to decay, making it suitable for outdoor projects — a rare feat for a North American hardwood. Although only one species, Quercus alba, is...

Using Western Red Cedar for Woodworking Projects

Using Western Red Cedar for Woodworking Projects Most of the cedar you’ll encounter for woodworking hails from the Pacific Northwest. In the trade it’s called western red cedar (Thuja plicata). However, there are other cedars available, too, with a few variations...

Consider working with Maple on your next project

When a woodworker’s mind turns to maple, it revives images of golden autumn hues, sweet syrup, and honey-colored country furniture. And why not? Fall foliage of the sugar maple (Acer saccharum) draws millions of leaf “peepers” to New England and the...

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 imagination run...
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