Canadian Woodworking & Home Improvement

Canadian Woodworking

Install a Sun Tunnel

Installing a sun tunnel to bring natural light into an interior room or closet is easier than you think, and adds natural light to an otherwise dark area....READ MORE

Basement Boatbuilding - Part 2

Wood Chuckle: When I last left you I was preparing to build a 19-foot kayak in my basement, but first there was the little matter of an inconvenient wall I needed ...READ MORE

Outlets and Switches

Smart Home: No more wondering if you’ve forgotten to turn the lights or television off while heading to the airport. With these smart outlets and switches, y...READ MORE

Wood Science - Softwoods: Structure and Growth Rings

Softwoods have been common in less formal furniture for centuries, and are often great for hidden structural components. Learn more about this wood and how you can best use it to y...READ MORE

Build a Clamp Rack

Shop Project: All shops have their organizational challenges, and there are as many solutions to these challenges as there are woodworkers. Here's a simple and...READ MORE

Use a Benchtop Hollow Chisel Mortiser

Shop Skills: With a benchtop mortiser, you really can drill square holes. ...READ MORE

Top 10 Easy Gift Projects

Top Ten: Easy build projects that make great gifts. ...READ MORE

Hollow Chisel Mortisers

Know Your Tools: Hollow Chisel Mortiser. Invest in premium bits; they’ll last longer and cut cleaner mortises. ...READ MORE

Making Compound Curves

Finer Details: An accurately made form and a healthy dose of planning both play important roles in producing furniture parts with compound curves. ...READ MORE

Premium Blades For Precise Cuts

Get clean, accurate cuts on your table saw or mitre saw by using premium blades specifically designed for the job at hand.VISIT SITE

Quick and Easy Sharpening

Water-cooled sharpening systems that operate at very low speeds minimize your time sharpening, yet produce perfect results every time.VISIT SITE

Create Your Own Great Outdoors

Home Improvement: Expand your useable living space into the backyard with these six approaches. ...READ MORE

Free Easy Gift Plans

Free Easy Gift Plans...READ MORE

Measuring Gauge

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Good Tools Last

Top quality power tools from major brands pay for themselves over time, in improved efficiency and a longer service life.VISIT SITE

Add A Sliding Seat To Your Canoe

Boating Project: Add the comfort of an adjustable seat to your canoe to get the most from your next trip into the wilderness. ...READ MORE

Measuring Up

Too often I just assume I’ll be able to wedge, pound, shim, trim or force my project together....READ MORE

Leitz High Shear Tooling - EdgeExpert Diamond Router Bits & WhisperCut Cutterheads

Grand Rapids, MI – Leitz EdgeExpert PCD router bits and WhisperCut cutterheads feature high-shear knife geometry which drastically reduces cutting pressure, slicing through m...READ MORE


Utensil Project: A Löfftel is a spatula / spoon hybrid that’s sort of the multi-tool of cooking. Make one today and you’ll forever wonder wha...READ MORE

Two-Sided Blades Are Great Value

Upgrade your planer or jointer cutterheads with easy and quick to install two sided replaceable Tersa knives.VISIT SITE

Simple, Yet Attractive Modern Bookshelf

Storage Project: This quick and easy bookshelf is your answer to great looking storage on a budget.   ...READ MORE

Grizzly Announces New Heavy-Duty Wood Lathe

Take your turning to the next level with these Heavy-Duty Wood Lathes! Solid cast iron from the ground up, these stout machines offer endless functionality whether turning fine ...READ MORE

Oneida Offers Solutions for Dealing with Shop Dust

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Spiral Cutterheads Outperform

Retrofit your planer or jointer with quality spiral cutterheads.VISIT SITE

Make a Live Edge Cribbage Board

Cribbage is a great game to play with friends and family. A handmade cribbage board can make a nice gift, and, best of all, it’s an easy project that can be made in only a fe...READ MORE

Wood-Mizer Introduces Vortex Dust-Removal DoubleHard Sawmill and Resaw Blades

The Wood-Mizer exclusive Vortex dust-removal blade profile is now available in DoubleHard high-alloy steel resulting in a more durable blade that delivers up to twice the toughness...READ MORE

Pen Making is Easy and Fun

It’s a relatively easy and inexpensive hobby to get into as it doesn’t require a large amount of space or a vast array of tools.VISIT SITE

From Passion to Profession

Community: Southwestern Ontario - Doug Magrath and John Lacroix are two woodworkers who, while producing very different products, share a common background: neithe...READ MORE

Woodchuckle: A Home in the Woods Part II

Wood Chuckle: When last I left you, I was on my way to loghouse-making college. ...READ MORE

Canadian-Made Wooden Spoons

Community - Canada: Drawn from inspiration found in their backyards and beyond, here’s a selection of beautifully crafted wooden spoons from some of our coun...READ MORE

Fast and Accurate Nailing

Pneumatic and cordless nailers provide a convenient and easy way to speed up the assembly and installation process.VISIT SITE

Build a Backyard Firewood Holder

Outdoor Storage: If you use a wood burning stove to heat your home, you know how nice it is to have a nice-looking, covered area to store firewood. This is a quick...READ MORE

Spray Your Way to a Gorgeous Finish

Save time and money, reduce overspray, and get a blemish-free finish with an easy-to-use turbine-driven HVLP system.VISIT SITE

Tool Libraries

Community: Canada - Save money and space by visiting your local tool library when you next need a tool that won't get used too often....READ MORE

Precision Panel Sanding

For any woodworker who does a lot of sanding, particularly of shop sawn veneer and wide panels, a drum sander is a godsend.VISIT SITE

Sienci Labs LongMill Benchtop CNC

Shop News: Take your woodworking to the next level with the LongMill Benchtop CNC machine.VISIT SITE

Save Space with a Combo

Exceptional quality, unique engineering features, and a small footprint make combination machines a worthwhile consideration.VISIT SITE

Create New Design Possibilities

Veneers applied to solid wood or sheet stock offer you a whole new world of design options and are very economical.VISIT SITE

The Veritas Combination Plane

Shop Tools: The Veritas combination plane is a groove demon, also capable of cutting rabbets, dados, tongues, flutes, beads and reeds. We give you some tips on get...READ MORE

Wyatt Walkem

Canadian Quotes: …on sanding all night, travelling and trying to turn stones....READ MORE

Perfect Holes Need Perfect Bits

Flat curved rims with inside bevels, dual chippers, and a center spur enable Forstner bits to cut perfectly round flat-bottom holes.VISIT SITE

Lee Valley Bow Saw

Shop News: For working on curved forms, these tools offer a simple, effective way to sand contours evenly without digging in.VISIT SITE

BESSEY GearKlamp

Shop News: With the new GearKlamp, BESSEY moved the handle to make clamping easier.VISIT SITE

Wood-Mizer Introduces SlabMizer Slab Flattener for Wide Material

With the growing demand for high-quality finished wood slabs in the woodworking industry, Wood-Mizer introduces the SlabMizer MB200 Slab Flattener ideal for sawmill owners, woodwor...READ MORE