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    by zhenyuhui | January 26, 2016
    by rtghnmko | December 22, 2015
    by zenyuhan | December 2, 2015
    Carpet Cleaner Service
    by dirtalert | November 7, 2015
    How to build a DIY workbench?
    by JohnySmith | September 29, 2015

    I am trying to adjust the "front to back" blade angle (parallel to the mitre guage slot) set up. The Ridgid TS2410 tablesaw Owner's Manual does not address this issue.

    by albertabob | February 3, 2014
    Unlock the Secrets of the Lock Miter Joint

    Most budding woodworkers start out building boxes of one sort or another—and while miter joints are relatively easy to cut, they leave a lot to be desired in terms of strength.

    by Ed_Pirnik | October 31, 2013
    Burnish Your Woodworking Projects for More Luster

    I am by no means an expert turner b

    by Ed_Pirnik | August 29, 2013
    New Line of Benchtop Tools Save Space and Cost Less

    The biggest hurdle for anyone coming into woodworking is the cost involved in getting a functional workshop up and running.

    by AsaC | July 31, 2013
    Build a Flush-Trim Base for Your Router

    Most woodworkers are inveterate tinkerers.

    by Ed_Pirnik | April 17, 2013

    When an auger size is stated as 1/2 in. x 13 in. x 9 in., does that mean a diameter of 1/2 inch, 13 inches in length, with 9 ?? per inch?

    by dglockster | February 24, 2013

    Fish Out of Water - Intarsia Woodworking

    by ChrisMobley | February 22, 2013
    How to Silence Your Shop Vac

    by Thomas R. Schrunk

    by StartWoodworking | November 15, 2012
    Set Up Your Bandsaw Like a Pro

    The bandsaw is a deceptively simple piece of machinery, and perhaps that’s why most beginning woodworkers don’t have their machines set up properly.

    by StartWoodworking | September 27, 2012

    Hey Guys and Gals. First off, I highly value all the knowledge that you all have. That's why I am posting here. I am so new to woodworking I haven't even really made anything yet.

    by droidtn | August 17, 2012
    Major blunders of kitchen remodeling

    Have you thought of Kitchen cabinets online remodeling with your own ideas?

    by RickHardcastle | April 30, 2012
    Woodworking Book Giveaway

    ***UPDATE, March 1, 2012***

    Congratulations to our lucky winner, Jim Crockett. His comment was chosen at random.

    Leave a comment for a chance to bring home a copy of "Routers and Router Tables."

    by Ed_Pirnik | February 23, 2012
    Simple Stop Block Keeps the Dust Out

    A stop block is perhaps one of the most common shop devices used in woodworking.

    by Ed_Pirnik | February 2, 2012
    How to Build a Simple Router Table

    Learn how to build a simple router table using a sheet of scrap plywood or MDF, a few screws, and a single piece of hardwood.

    by Ed_Pirnik | December 28, 2011
    Drill Guide for Super-Straight Holes

    Recently, while building a Shaker writing table, I needed to drill dowel holes in the front faces of my table's legs, after the table

    by Ed_Pirnik | November 9, 2011
    How to Build a Router Jig for Perfect Dadoes

    A handheld router is an incredibly versatile tool, and when you're just starting out, it's among the four most useful handheld power tools you can have in your arsenal.

    by Ed_Pirnik | November 9, 2011
    Woodworking without a Tablesaw

    Learn how to build basic furniture projects without a tablesaw.

    by Ed_Pirnik | October 26, 2011
    Refinement to a simple jig

    I loved seeing my jig design for cutting miter spline slots used in making Ed Pirnik's Beaufiful Re

    by DougStowe | July 8, 2011

    Hey Everyone. 

    I thought this time I'd give you my 2c worth on stationary power tools.  

    by 4da764e633a81 | June 19, 2011
    How to Use Pocket Hole Joinery

    Pocket holes are a fast and efficient method of joinery that any novice woodworker can handle.

    by Ed_Pirnik | June 1, 2011
    Tablesaw Blades 101

    by AsaC | March 24, 2011
    Power Sanders 101: ROS, Belt, Spindle

    No one loves sanding, but there is no avoiding it for smoothing wood, and occasionally shaping it too.

    by AsaC | March 22, 2011
    The Basics of Pin and Finish Nailers

    Just as tablesaws and sanders have taken a lot of the tedium out sizing workpieces and smoothing them, air nailers have turned the dicey job of swinging a hammer at a nail into a game of point-a

    by AsaC | March 21, 2011
    Drilling Safety

    Sometimes it is easier to bring the drill to the workpiece; and other times, the workpiece to the drill press.

    by AsaC | January 7, 2011
    Circular Saw Safety

    Tips on staying safe when using this hand tool

    by AsaC | January 7, 2011
    Miter Saw Safety Tips

    Best practices for using this tool safely

    by AsaC | January 7, 2011
    Video: Common Sense, The Best Safety Tip of All

    The best safety tip of all is plain common sense.

    by AsaC | January 3, 2011
    Video: Router Table Safety

    Cut moldings and more on the router table, while keeping your hands out of harm's way.

    by AsaC | January 3, 2011
    Video: How to Use the Jointer Safely

    Proper technique and push sticks will help you use this essential milling tool safely.

    by AsaC | January 3, 2011
    Video: Stay Safe When Using the Tablesaw

    The tablesaw is an essential piece of shop machinery, but it can also be dangerous. 

    by AsaC | December 8, 2010
    A Planer Sled for Milling Lumber

    A sled lets you use just your planer to mill wide boards to any thickness

    by Keith_Rust | November 23, 2010
    Power Sanders

    Speed up surface prep with these handy tools

    by StartWoodworking | November 16, 2010
    Pneumatic Nailers 101

    Using pneumatic tools for woodworking

    by Roland_Johnson | November 16, 2010
    Surface Prep 101

    Sand, scrape or plane? There are many ways to prep a surface for a finish

    by AsaC | November 16, 2010
    How to Rip Large Sheets of Plywood on the Tablesaw

    A straightforward procedure for cutting sheet goods to size

    by Kelly_Mehler | November 15, 2010
    How to Tame Router Table Tearout

    Zero-clearance trick is the secret to eliminating tearout

    by AsaC | November 15, 2010
    Tame Tearout on the Tablesaw

    Zero-clearance trick is the secret

    by AsaC | November 15, 2010
    Tame Tearout on the Jointer and Planer

    Paying attention to grain is critical

    by AsaC | November 15, 2010
    How to Tame Tearout on the Miter Saw

    Zero-clearance trick is the secret to eliminating tearout

    by AsaC | November 15, 2010
    Pocket-Hole Joinery Basics

    Learn the basics of pocket-screw joinery

    by AsaC | November 10, 2010
    How to Tame Tearout with a Circular Saw

    Supporting wood fibers is the secret to eliminating tearout

    by AsaC | November 10, 2010
    Use Test Cuts for Accurate Machine Setups

    How to square up your tablesaw, jointer, and more

    by David_Hyatt | November 4, 2010
    Best Practices for Drilling

    Tips for using the handheld drill more effectively

    by Ernie_Conover | November 3, 2010
    A Tablesaw Primer: Ripping and Crosscutting

    When it comes to tablesaws, use proper techniques to help ensure accurate and safe cuts.

    By Kelly Mehler

    by Kelly_Mehler | November 2, 2010
    How to Use Biscuit Joints

    Easy-to-cut power tool joinery

    by Tom_Begnal | November 1, 2010
    Routing Safe and Sound

    Tips for controlling and securing the workpiece and keeping your fingers safe

    by Patrick_Warner | October 31, 2010
    12 Tips for Router-Table Safety

    With these tips, you can use routers to their fullest potential without compromising safety.

    by Lonnie_Bird | October 31, 2010
    How to Rip Boards on the Tablesaw

    Get quality cuts and a better degree of safety

    by Kelly_Mehler | October 31, 2010
    How to Crosscut on the Tablesaw

    The right way to cut boards across the grain

    by Kelly_Mehler | October 31, 2010
    Router Table Push Stick

    Shopmade helpers are a cheap way to stay safe

    by Peter_Schlebecker | October 31, 2010
    How to Handle Wood Dust Safely

    Protect yourself from these cancer-causing particles

    by AsaC | October 23, 2010
    How to Use a Drill/Driver

    Best practices for drilling

    by AsaC | October 23, 2010
    How to Use a Circ Saw with a Track

    If you don't have a tablesaw, you can make almost all your straight cuts with a circular saw and a cutting guide

    by AsaC | October 21, 2010
    How to Use a Planer

    A planer can change the thickness of your boards in seconds

    by AsaC | October 21, 2010
    How to Use a Jointer

    An essential tool for squaring up rough lumber

    by AsaC | October 21, 2010
    How to Use a Miter Saw

    This handy but affordable tool is great for crosscutting lumber

    by AsaC | October 19, 2010
    Lathe Basics

    Use it to create bowls, spindles, and more

    by AsaC | October 18, 2010
    How to Use a Bandsaw

    The bandsaw is an indispensable tool in a workshop.

    by AsaC | October 18, 2010