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Create dead-on miters for small projects with a chamfer bit and your router table.
Cut accurate miters by hand? With a precision miter box, it couldn't be easier.
Here's what you need to know about choosing the right pocket screw for the job.
When choosing pocket screws, it's important to select the appropriate length of screw for the thickness of material you plan to use. Most suppliers provide a chart that helps you choose the right length of screws. You'll also have different choices of screws for use indoors and outdoors.
You can find pocket screws through a number of different suppliers. Three of our favorites are listed below.
Basic construction and low-cost materials are the key to this handy storage project.
Skip the bells and whistles. The strength of this drill press table is straightforward accuracy.
This short stool seats you at just the right height for a wide range of shop tasks.
Learn a few basic, no-math skills that make it a snap to handle common shop geometry.
Check out our shop-tested tips and techniques for solving your woodworking problems.
A handful of hardware and some scrap material are all you need to create intricate curved and straight moldings with your router.
Follow this step-by-step process and you'll be making foolproof frames in less time.
Great cuts start with a sharp blade. Here's a look at how saw blades are sharpened.
If you're just setting up a shop, you really only need a few key tools to get started.
Crosscutting with your miter gauge and rip fence -- we separate the myths from the facts.
These handy new products will improve your time in the shop but won't break the bank.