When choosing the right lumber for your next project, it’s important to know what your options are. Lumber falls into categories of soft- and hardwood. Softwood comes from coniferous, or “evergreen,” trees—those with needles. Hardwood comes from
By Bob Fremgen If you’ve been woodworking for a little bit, you've run across this problem: you have a longboard, and you need to move the short end across a table saw or router table.
Even if you make a perfect cut, you waste that skill without proper measuring and marking. Fail at these two things and the rest of the project can be a waste of time. Make sure
An electric sander isn’t a necessity when it comes to sanding wood. But it sure makes the process A LOT easier. Over the years, manufacturers have rolled out electric sanders for about every variation of
MDF is a high-grade composite material made from recycled wood fibers and resin. Machine dried and pressed to produce dense, stable sheets. The benefits to MDF are that it is low cost, lightweight, and less
Woodshop Corner: Written by Bob Fremgen You’d love to make some furniture. Problem is: you don’t have the fortune to build a shop to do just that. Good news: You don’t need one. Sure, you won’t
The terms millwork and casework are often used interchangeably but while they are both forms of carpentry, they have significant differences. Millwork is custom. Common examples of millwork include armoires, embellishments, and mantels. Casework describes box-shaped
Accuride Under the Stairs Drawer Slides Maximizing Space The Micro-living movement has been gaining a mainstream following throughout North America. More companies are turning to Accuride to build reliable storage options. The Touchwood