Woodworking Tips Videos

5 Wood Router Tips and Tricks

Wood routers are one of the most versatile tools you can have in your workshop, they can do so many different things, I'm sure the inventor never dreamed all of the things that routers could possibly do with a few jigs and a little bit of ingenuity.

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The components that make routers so useful can often be expanded to allow them to do even more, or make them even more convenient to use, and here are some examples ...

5 Essential Cordless Drill Attachments for Productivity

To measure just how useful cordless drills are, I don't know about your workbench but on mine, I almost always have both my drill and my driver on the same bench at the same time ... they don't even have a permanent home ... they just sit on my workbench.

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It's amazing all the attachments and functionality that can be achieved from them on cordless drills and drivers including ..

Subscriber Submitted Workshop Life Hacks: Woodworking Tips and Tricks

I love it when viewers send me THEIR woodworking Tips, Tricks, and Hacks ... for me to share with everyone. That's what makes a "woodworking community" which is what I have been working toward since the inception of this website almost 20 years ago. In all these tips and tricks that I publish and video, many, many viewers tell me that there is almost always at least one "nugget" in the list that they didn't know about that they are going to implement. 

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The first one on this episode's list is from Michael who has shared a great way to screw in eyelet screws, and at least for me something I struggle with often, like when I am making picture frames and the final step is to install the wire on the back of the frame for hanging ... do you think I can hold on to those tiny eyelets? 

Bad Ideas In Woodworking - Use These Woodworking Methods at Your Own Risk

It's always nice knowing a few tips and tricks in the workshop to make life easier and quicker, but it's also good to know some things to avoid. Tips and tricks to avoid making your tools dull, making live harder, not easier and in some case even being unsafe are all good reasons to know what to avoid to keep things running smoothly in the woodwork shop ...

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Sometimes the tips we get seem to be ok, at least until we try them and sometimes we are lucky enough to get other people's experiences that we can use to help us judge what things are good and what ideas are just ideas ...