Beyond woodworking basics
Techniques

Beyond woodworking basics

At a previous Canadian Home Workshop Show, I spoke with a reader in front of the magazine’s Project Showcase, which featured...


How to: Make your own trim
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How to: Make your own trim

Trim–it really does tie a room, woodworking project or built-in project together. And, in spite of all the varieties available...


Carving letters and numbers to projects
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Carving letters and numbers to projects

Nothing adds a human touch so beautifully and powerfully as carving


A perfect and foolproof wood finish
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A perfect and foolproof wood finish

Four essential steps that will ensure you get that perfect finish


A guide to hanging paintings, mirrors or flat TVs
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A guide to hanging paintings, mirrors or flat TVs

It began as a solid idea: my friend dry-mounted a poster on wood and hung it over his fireplace. Five hours later: bam! It came...


15 ways to become an earth-friendly woodworker
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15 ways to become an earth-friendly woodworker

It's getting harder to ignore the evidence that we're creating a strain on the planet. As workshoppers, we have more than the...


What will winter do to your wood?
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What will winter do to your wood?

It's not the measuring, cutting or finishing that makes designing and building hardwood furniture so challenging; it's the...


What mission means
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What mission means

How design from decades past still influences modern craftsmen


What it means to be green
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What it means to be green

Learn how to sort through the enviro-friendly product hype


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