Woodworking Tips Videos

How to Make a Laminated Zero Clearance Table Saw Insert

Making zero clearance table saw inserts can be quite easy, depending on the model of saw you own. Some of the portable saws and less expensive saws this is not the case, but the techniques used in this methodology can also be applied to other situations so there is value even if at this time, you don't own a table saw that can easily have different inserts made for it.

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The main purpose for having a zero clearance insert is to be able to bring the saw blade close to the sides of the insert and this is done for 2 reasons ... 

Bad Ideas in Woodworking - Episode 4

Some bad ideas are based on good ideas, but they just took a bit of a wrong turn that makes them less useful, and in some cases potentially dangerous ... which are the ones we all want to avoid and that's the whole purpose in doing this series, is to help one another spot potentially harmful scenarios. 

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We all hate accidents in the workshop, even small ones like cuts and bruises. As much as I work to avoid even these, I still end up with the odd one but my awareness is getting keener to things that can go wrong because it's something I have tried to train myself to look for ... I surely don't get all of them, but I still work at trying to recognize problems before they amount to something. 

Subscriber Tips and Tricks Episode 5 - More Woodworking Hacks

I love it when people tell me improvements they have made on my various tips and jigs, some of them are brilliant and often even more simple, which makes them even more valuable. In this episode, I have a mix of new and some previous ideas, but with subscriber updates that I thought were certainly worth sharing ... 

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I have had many, many people sending me ideas and updates, and some of you have and are very prolific in your ideas ... you have many of them to share, so I will start off with Michael from near Vancouver Canda who has many ideas he has shared .. this is one of them ... 

Workshop Hacks Episode 12 - Woodworking Tips and Tricks

This episode is themed around woodworking drilling, whether you use a drill press or corded or cordless drills, there are a variety of tips and techniques, some of which I have used for so many years I have forgotten that they are even tips any more because I just use them so often ... 

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... and one of the most important items for me in the workshop is drill bit storage because I use my drill press and cordless drills so often, I want to make sure the bits are easy to identify and easy to access ... 

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