What I Learned While Restoring a Rope Handle

We may receive a commission when you use our affiliate links. However, this does not impact our recommendations. A few weeks ago I was gifted an old wooden ammunition box that had one of its handles missing in action. The box also suffered from a few other structural issues, including a lengthy crack on one … Read more

Lixie Dead Blow Mallet | Best Woodworking Tips

We may receive a commission when you use our affiliate links. However, this does not impact our recommendations. Tool: 30oz Dead Blow Hammer Shop Now Manufacturer: Lixie MSRP:$68 Well-fit joinery (not too loose, not too tight) and well-planned glue-ups rarely need much persuasion – but I am not always lucky enough to find myself with … Read more

Feeds & Speeds for CNC Routers

We may receive a commission when you use our affiliate links. However, this does not impact our recommendations. 1. Shown here is a close up of the CNC router cutting with small chips and dust flying – a symptom of poor cutting. Understanding the importance of chip load calculations. If you have spent time using … Read more

ISOtunes FREE Aware – Best Woodworking Tips

I’ve written before about the impressive ISOtunes Aware headphones, which use a built-in microphone that allows the user to hear their environment while preventing hearing loss from loud sounds. ISOtunes has added a new product to that lineup today, the FREE Aware. I’ve been using one for the past few weeks, and unsurprisingly they work … Read more

Easy Cauls | Best Woodworking Tips

We may receive a commission when you use our affiliate links. However, this does not impact our recommendations. Clamping cauls are indispensable for gluing up casework. A caul is simply a stiff piece of wood used to apply pressure where a clamp can’t reach. Sooner or later, you’re going to run into a situation like … Read more

Build Stronger, Sag-Proof Shelves | Best Woodworking Tips

We may receive a commission when you use our affiliate links. However, this does not impact our recommendations. Designing sag-proof shelves. Have you ever heard a shelf groan? Well, maybe not, but some shelves look like they would if they could. So much stuff gets piled on them that they end up sagging like a … Read more

Tool Madness Championship | Best Woodworking Tips

We may receive a commission when you use our affiliate links. However, this does not impact our recommendations. It’s down to this- drill vs chisel for the championship! Voting ends Sunday night! Product Recommendations Here are some supplies and tools we find essential in our everyday work around the shop. We may receive a commission … Read more

4 Helpful Tips for Buying an Office Chair

Buying an Office Chair

An office chair might seem like a small detail, but it’s essential to your health, productivity, and overall well-being. You’ll spend hundreds of hours in your chair every year and want to be sure you’re making the right choice. Why Your Office Chair Matters If you have an office job, you’d probably be shocked to … Read more