Best Shelf Pin Jig

The Best Shelf Pin Jigs For Woodworking (2022)

The best shelf pin jig will let you quickly drill shelf pins without risk of damaging your cabinet. Did you know not all jigs are equal? For example, some allow for single setup and double row drilling. While others are extendable to create a longer jig specific to your projects needs. In this article we’ll help you find the right jig for your skill, budget and projects.

Best Sanders for Wood

The Best Sanders for Wood To Make a Perfect Finish (2022)

The best sanders for wood projects depend on your project, budget and amount of time you’ll be investing in the project. While sanders can range from a few dollars up to a few thousand dollars, you can easily get started with a couple of the basics.  If you’re new to woodworking or have been at it for years there’s always something to learn about sanding. For example, wood like pine or maple that will be stained a dark color requires …

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Best Drawer Slides for Kitchen Cabinets

How to Upgrade Drawer Slides In 5 Easy Steps (2022)

Learning how to upgrade drawer slides for kitchen cabinets and furniture is as simple as picking the right drawer slide, rear mount brackets and a jig to accurately install them. #1. Pick drawer slides that fit the existing drawer dimensions. Learn More #2. Purchase drawer slide brackets for face frame cabinets. Learn More #3. Use a drawer slide jig to ensure slides operate correctly. Learn More First, replacing drawer slides is a project most woodworkers can easily tackle.  But for …

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Workbench On Wheels How to Build or Buy

Workbench on Wheels: Buy or Build A Mobile Bench (2022)

For small workshops a workbench on wheels is a must to allow moving your working surface around while in use. And then storing it against a wall when not being used. And while these benches are popular with woodworkers, many homeowners are looking for a mobile bench for anything from mechanical work to metal and welding projects.  In this guide we’ll cover: Manufactured options from simple designs to 9-drawer tool chests Design considerations when building a mobile workbench Caster choices, …

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best wood scribe tool

The Best Wood Scribe Tool For Woodworking In 2022

A wood scribe tool is one of those obscure hand tools you didn’t know you needed until, well,  you do. When it comes to trimming, installing cabinets, mortise and tenon joints or even a straight line scribe to prevent wood tear out a scribe is a must. In this article learn what styles of wood scribes are available and what’s best for your projects. When I was first learning to install cabinets one job the owner of the cabinet shop …

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Garage-Storage Shelving

Overhead Garage Storage Racks and Lifts for Ceilings

Overhead garage storage racks are one of the best ways to reduce clutter without sacrificing precious garage floor space. In fact, with taller garages and space over garage doors that are often overlooked a proper overhead rack can free up dozens of square feet of expensive garage floor. But, as with any storage,  choosing a rack that not only fits your space but allows for easy access and support heavy items is key.  Which makes these overhead racks a great …

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Lumber Storage Rack Store Wood

The Best Lumber Racks For Small Shops in 2022

For less than the price of a dozen 2×4’s you can buy a lumber storage rack to keep your wood straight and dry. While a rack isn’t cheap, there’s no point letting good wood go to waste because it was stored improperly. In this article learn how to preserve your wood and what the best lumber racks are. Wood was always expensive and is going to continue to be as demand increases. And purchasing hundreds of dollars of wood only to …

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Heavy Duty Drawer Slides

The Best Heavy Duty Drawer Slides in 2022

While heavy duty drawer slides are commonly used in industrial shelving, RV pullouts, and custom trailers there are key features that decide which slide type is best for each application. For example, choosing the best heavy duty drawer slide requires understanding features like locking, extension lengths and weight capacity for the best and safest solution. In this guide we’ll cover slides by their use: Heavy duty drawer slides for 250+ pound plus loads Extra long drawer slides that extend 36″ …

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Tools to make holes in wood

Tools To Make Holes In Wood Of All Shapes and Sizes

FLAT BOTTOM HOLES IN WOOD Forstner Bits for Precise Holes Woodworkers know all of the right tools to make holes in wood. But for DIY’ers and those new to carpentry, remodeling or other projects it isn’t always obvious what you’ll need. Or, what tools have the most re-use (and bang for the buck). So, to help you pick the best tool to cut and drill holes we’ll take a look at the everything from popular drill bits to less obvious …

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