You have a few options when you need to cut a hole. What you choose depends on how big you need the diameter, how clean you need the cut, and how much you want to spend. Here are 4 of the most common methods to cut perfect holes in wood
Dissatisfied with your current tool rest? Wish you had a longer or shorter one? Help is on the way. With a limited bit of foresight, ingenuity, and money you can make all the tool rests that you will ever need.
Although many power tools now include dust-collection ports, removing debris while boring on a drill press remains a challenge. Here is a simple clamp rig that allows you to position a vacuum hose near the bit, yet easily reposition it when necessary.
When I recently built a new router table and fence, I thought it time to add a router lift. However, most of the commercial units on the market have at least a couple of draw-backs, not least that most are more expensive than the big router they are to host! While the MastRLift is among the less expensive versions, I nonetheless wondered if there might be an alternative. I decided to build my own cost effective built in router lift.
Keep the mess confined with a handy drawer that pulls out to support patterns and catch overspray.
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.