Woodworking

  • Forstner Bits
    Forstner bits have been around since the late 19th century, when Benjamin Forstner patented his innovative design. Forstner removed the gimlet-point and cutting lips that characterized most wood-borin....
  • European Wood Carving
    European wood carving is virtually indiscernible from modern American wood carving. The building materials, tools, techniques, and finishes are all identical. The differences are more apparent in anti....
  • Tradesman Drill Press
    The Tradesman drill press is one of the most versatile pieces of equipment you can add to your shop or garage. Its most obvious function is drilling holes, but aside from that it boasts a few key acce....
  • Tradesman Miter Saws
    There are several different models of Tradesman miter saws that are appropriate for hobbyists, builders, or those who are simply fond of industrial equipment. The standard Tradesman saw is designed to....
  • Wood Workbench
    Without a quality wood workbench you're forced to find other work-arounds to get the most out of your tools. A workbench is the foundation for all your woodworking projects, no matter how big or small....
  • Architectural Wood Carving
    There are two major kinds of architectural wood carving. The first of these, dimension carving, focuses on three-dimensional shapes or "carving in the round." This is generally considered a more advan....
  • Bench Top Mortiser
    A bench top mortiser allows you construct joints on cabinets, tables, chairs, and a variety of other products. You could use your Tradesman drill press to help you with mortise and tenon joints, or yo....
  • Sliding Compound Miter Saw
    A sliding compound miter saw is the perfect addition to any woodcutter's tool shed. Not only can it handle all the angling of a standard miter saw, but the beveling of a compound miter as well. And, t....
  • Wishing Well Plans
    It's easy to find wishing well plans on the Internet that let you build a replica of a functioning well right in your own front or back yard. A wishing well can give your home an added touch of rustic....
  • Fireplace Mantels
    Come winter, folks start spending a lot of time near their fireplace mantels. Most people don't give a second thought to the aesthetics of their hearth; instead, they're caught up in their functional ....