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12 Shop Resolutions for Woodworkers

January’s the month for New Year’s resolutions. But you don’t have to get caught up in the hype or the commercial exploitation of making a new commitment. Anytime is a good time to make a resolution. The important thing is to make ones that are reasonable for you and...

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Broken Drill Chuck and How to Fix

In the intro picture you can see my broken drill chuck. Real bummer. This is a portable Bosch Drill (18 volts) that has served me well for the past 5 years. And one day one of the 3 jaws slipped out of place. I immediately went to one of...

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Everbilt Magnetic Tool Bar

Stepping into 2016 I’m trying little by little to get my shop better organized. I added a new saw over the holidays, and I’m trying to make more room. In this abbreviated post, I want to share a quick woodworking organization tip I stumbled upon. I recently purchased the...

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A Checklist for Pen Turners

  Have you ever lost sight of the forest due to the many trees? Sometimes it’s good to just zoom out a bit, using a simple checklist to see what you need to get something accomplished. For this post, I’m providing a streamline list of essential things you need...

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