Click to see what’s probably the world’s most impressive dowel joint jig.Continue Reading
Frame and panel doors are a classic part of traditional furniture and cabinet design. Click below to watch a video tour of the simple way I make frame and panel assemblies. All it takes is a tablesaw, a hand plane […]Continue Reading
Considering a new roof for your house this spring? Steve Maxwell, Canada’s Handiest Man, gives a quick overview of three interesting roofing options.Continue Reading
*WOODWORKING: See shop-cut veneer panels made from cherry.
*CATTLE PASTURE: Watch steers discover fresh spring grass.
*ROUTER BITS: Discover three profiles you’ll love to know about.
*WOOD FINISHING: Succeed with quick drying urethanes.
Steve Maxwell, Canada’s Handiest Man, shows you how to get the most tillage garden work done with the least amount of effort with handy garden tools.Continue Reading
UPDATED 4Apr2019: After 25 years of sharpening chainsaws with a file by hand, I don’t do much of it any more. Not since I discovered how fast and effective pro-grade electric saw chain sharpeners can be. Here at our country […]Continue Reading
UPDATED 22MAY2017 Q: How should my husband and I choose an architect? We’ve bought five acres of waterfront property that’s blessed with interesting topography. We envision a small, green home, perhaps using water reclamation technology and solar energy, incorporating local […]Continue Reading
Classic brick designs offer some of the most interesting and enduring architectural details you’ll find anywhere. But brick alone isn’t necessarily all that interesting. For stunning visual results, the colour, texture, style and arrangement of brick needs to be used in creative […]Continue Reading
*PINE CHEST COMPLETE: See milk paint refurbishing job.
*COOLER CABIN: Learn how to keep sleeping loft cooler.
*GARDENING: See how greedy nearby plants invade pot.
*RASPBERRIES: Learn how to prune & mulch properly.
*BIRDS OF PREY: See where a pair of ospreys choose to nest.
*WATER WELL: Watch the birth of a great source of pure water.
*WOODWORKING: Learn how to scribe wood for nice, tight fit.
*GREAT TOOLS: See three great ones from this 2009 video.