Watch and learn how a simple attachment for your drill press or drill can make a big difference in the speed and success of sanding trim. It’s surprising what this tool can do.Continue Reading
Steve Maxwell, Canada’s Handiest Man, talks about pin nailers, specialized woodworking power tools that are perfect for creating nearly invisible wood joints.Continue Reading
Steve Maxwell, Canada’s Handiest Man, goes into detail on how to handle sharpening spade bits, one of his favourite tools.Continue Reading
*NATURE: See a massive, newly hatched cecropia moth.
*HOMEBUILDING: Cut and install fancy sidewall shingles.
*WOODWORKING: Save money making trim and molding.
*POWER TOOLS: Learn the basics of choosing and using a drill.
A little time spent with these three router bits can make any new deck look much, much better. Click and learn these details for beauty that hardly any deck builders use.Continue Reading
Jigsaws are an under-appreciated power saw, for sure. They’re safer than many other saws, they can handle everything from hardwood to plate steel, most take a wide variety of blade options, and jigsaws let you cut curves. Click to learn about the fine points of choosing a jigsaw you’ll stay happy with for years of use.Continue Reading
UPDATED 22Feb2020 + video below: Interested in taking care of your own home as much as possible? A cordless drill can help more than any other single power tool. Installing shelves, assembling furniture, boring holes in wood for simple projects […]Continue Reading
Steve Maxwell, Canada’s Handiest Man, shows homeowners how to clean with finesse with the workshop vacuum, a key tool to have under any DIY-er’s belt.Continue Reading
UPATED 7Feb2020 + video below: To be a successful woodworker, you also need to be something of a mechanic. I was reminded of this earlier in the week as I installed a new set of blades in the thickness planer […]Continue Reading
Back in 1975, top trades people installed an average of about $10,000 worth of materials a month on commercial building projects. Fast-forward 45 years and this figure has doubled thanks to a quantum leap in tool technology and the building […]Continue Reading