• 7:44

    Great Uses for Trigger Clamps

    It might be a cliche, but it’s true, you can never have enough clamps. And it’s also true that you need to have the right clamp for the job you’re doing. Bessey’s Trigger Clamps provide lots of “oomph” when you give them a squeeze, and are very versatile, making them a great addition to anyone’s…

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  • 19:02

    Making a Wood Bowl with Resin Accents

    There are lots of things to like about bowl turning. It provides pretty fast gratification, offers lots of room for creativity, and requires tools that don’t take up too much space. In this video, we’re going to take bowl creativity one step further. With help from resin expert Jess Crow we’ll be adding a beautiful…

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  • 16:01

    Double-sided Sign on a CNC

    One of the great things you can do on a CNC router is a double-sided sign. There are some key points to making this work, and work correctly. – Controlling depth of cut so you don’t cut through when you cut both faces – Controlling the model position in the project when you’re using 3D…

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  • 13:00

    CBN Bench Grinder

    Everyone is talking about CBN (Cubic boron nitride) grinding wheels, and what they bring to the sharpening world. I set up a CBN bench grinder and put it through its paces to see what the hype is all about. Man, these babies are amazing. What’s the set up? CBN wheels are mounted on a low…

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  • 27:51

    Build a Side Table

    Looking for a great project that you can put together in no time? In this free video lesson, we teach you step by step how to build a side table. The joinery is simple, with screw pockets holding everything together. Getting Started: How to Build a Side Table Prep your material by jointing straight edges…

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  • 6:20

    ISOtunes Pro Model

    When I come across a product that I REALLY like, I enjoy spreading the word and letting friends of mine, like you, know about it. The ISOtunes line of products is a great example of that. I’ve been wearing the ISOtunes Pro model for years. The array of hearing protection products available is amazing, and…

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  • 10:31

    Bridge City Tool Works Block and Bench Plane

    There are plenty of times when using a hand tool, specifically a block plane or bench plane, makes more sense than using a corded tool. Why a hand plane? Large pieces. Yeah, you might own a planer or drum sander, but will the piece you’re working on fit through the machine? When it comes to…

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  • 9:41

    Do Your Own Milling and Save Money

    A good hardwood supplier can do lots of operations for you: S2S, surface sanding, gang ripping, making molding, and more. To be an informed consumer you should be aware of what services are available, AND how much each of those services cost. They’re typically priced by the board foot. One way to save some dough…

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  • 7:03

    Shopbot Desktop MAX ATC

    I was thrilled to see the ShopBot Desktop MAX ATC CNC router at the 2019 AWFS show. I’m already enthralled by the work that benchtop CNC routers can do. Add ATC to a CNC machine, and you’re really cooking with gas. What’s an ATC? ATC stands for automatic tool changer. Instead of the operator manually…

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