You may have experienced this problem: you drive to a craft shop, buy a file, and go to use it, but it doesn’t have a handle. Don’t panic, most commercial woodworking files come without them, so we’re giving you the know-how to make your own. By turning a simple, comfortable shape on the lathe and using an old plumbing fixture, you can create a quick and easy solution for this roadblock. Dave Munkittrick explains the materials you’ll need to make your own file handle, so all you really have to do is get to work!
George Vondriska teaches you a great way to refurbish the push pads you use in your workshop. Instead of just tossing your old push pads out, George recommends cutting off the rubber padding from the bottom of the pad, and screwing the plastic handle to a piece of scrap wood, which you can turn into…Watch Now >>
George Vondriska discusses some of the advantages and disadvantages of the common types of sheet stock you might use in your shop. He’ll teach you what to look for so that you know which material is best for your project, whether its plywood, MDF or melamine. You’ll learn how each type of stock is made,…Watch Now >>