A common way to cover the exposed edges of plywood in a woodworking project is with solid wood edge banding. The problem with this technique, however, is that it always requires some fussing around. To streamline things a bit, I began to take a different approach when applying edgebanding.
Dividing a circle laid out on a workpiece into equal parts does not have to involve tricky math or sophisticated tools. A circular saw blade will do the job at a protractor.
Every shop needs a vise. But if you do not have a workbench on which to mount one or maybe you just want to add an extra vise, here is a simple way to do it.
Trimming wood plugs flush to a surface is a snap with the simple trim saw you see in the photo at this link.
This simple utility saw really comes in handy when working in tight places. The woodworking plan at this site shows you how to build one.
A miniature bow saw designed to work with a coping saw blade. Two drawings and a text file. DXF format. Plan is featured at CAD Files for Woodworkers. Created by Tom Lewis.
This easy-to-build tracing box is a bright idea for your shop drawings.
… I dug out an old compass saw blade that had the right taper and put a scraping edge on its backside while Richard turned a hardwood stock to the same taper. Between us, it took about 1-1/2 hours. I still use this tapered reamer tool. The price is right, the effort minimal, and you can make a reamer of whatever length, bore, and taper you need.
Besides providing storage, this tool shelf solves another nagging problem as well, it keeps the power cords from getting tangled up like spaghetti. Each power cord fits in a separate compartment directly below the tool.
A Miter Saw Cabinet with folding wings. Folds down to 36″ width. Lots of storage space in front drawers. DXF Format.