22 Clever New Uses for Your Tools
We've all done it: When the right tool for the job isn't nearby-or doesn't exist-we do the best we can with what we've got. Here are examples of creativity at its finest in these 22 new uses for old tools.
Tips For Making Woodworking Projects Easier And More Fun
You might be one of those people who thought they weren't good with their hands. However, if you take the time to give it a try, woodworking can show you how magical your hands can be. With just the right tips, outlined below, you're going to be able to make all kinds of pieces. Keep reading! In a p
Angle Divider for Perfect Miters
Angle Divider for Perfect Miters: In 1903 Stanley Tools patented their No. 30 Angle Divider. It accurately divides an inside corner angle* for transferring the correct miter angle to your saw. This is especially useful for installing baseboard molding where corners in homes are se...
Advanced Router Techniques
Routers are one of the most versatile woodworking tools, useful not just for making trim and cutting edges, but for solving a whole range of woodworking pro
For those occasions when you need a stable way to hold a board on its edge, turn to a tool that’s as old as woodworking itself—the wedge. I fashioned the wedge stands shown at right from scraps of 2x6 and a 3/8x6" bolt and nut. To make the stand, cut a 7"-long chunk from the 2x6 and drill a 1/2" hole centere d 2 1/4" from the edge and 1 3/4" up from the bottom. This hole reduces the likelihood of the stand splitting once the wedge is cut out. Mark the cutlines for the wedge as shown in..
Hang up shower curtain rings Old-fashioned shower curtain rings can organize and conveniently display nuts and washers on your pegboard. Load up the rings, add a tape label, and hang them near the wrenches. You can also toss them in a nail apron for on-the-go repairs.
Learn tips and tricks that make your shop time more productive. Find out how to get the most out of hand tools and power tools, including your router and table saw. See tips on finishing, gluing, clamping, sharpening, layout, and more!
Trusquin à mine gradué de Lee Valley Tools. Lee Valley Tools se spécialise dans les outils haut de gamme pour le travail du bois – tournage, affûtage, sculpture et finition – et le jardinage, ainsi que dans les articles de quincaillerie pour les adeptes du travail du bois, les ébénistes et les jardiniers.