171 Flips | 2 Magazines | 8 Likes | 16 Following | 6 Followers | @johnsjam | Keep up with John on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “John”

INEXPENSIVELY Brand Your Woodworking - 123


Label Your Projects The Easy Way

Making barrister door homemade hinges

139 - Exact-Width Dado Jig

Circular Saw CrossCut Jig | Accurate Cuts

Circular Saw

Cheap alternative to a Festool clamp 2

Easy to Make - Wood side clamps.

Build a "Drill Press"! Part 2.

Homemade - How to build a "Drill Press"!

Make a simple wood clamping board // How To

Two Must Have Scroll Saw Accessories: Blade holder/small parts jig -Mustache Mike

Power Tools

Jigsaw Scribe Base - How to Make and Use One

The simplest bar clamps you can make

How to Remove and Replace a Small Concrete Entry Pad

You can do it in just a day!<p>A 10-lb. sledgehammer is usually all you need to bust up that nasty old pad (and get a good workout in the process). To …

5 Head-Slappingly Good Shop Tips and Build Tricks

In my never-ending quest to collect and share as many “eureka!” tips and “Now, why didn’t I think of that?” tricks as possible, I bring you five more practices that I picked up last week. If you have any tips you’d like to share, please post them in the comments. I’m collecting the best into a …

An Easy Way To Clamp Corners When You're Building a Picture Frame

Mitered corners can be tricky to glue, but this simple trick shows you how to secure them using a basic spring clamp.<p>Making a frame is an easy DIY project. The trick to it (besides making accurate 45-degree cuts for the corners) is securing the corners while the glue dries. With this simple …

A DIY Air Filter For Your Shop That Anyone Can Build

Improve your workshop and indoor air quality with this easy-to-make air filter.<p>Improving workshop air quality is a concern for everyone—who wants to breathe in all that sawdust? So anything we can do to remove dust and particulates from the air is a step in the right direction. This DIY air filter …

More Great Gluing Basics with Steve Ramsey

We’ve done a number of pieces recently on different types of glues, glue tips, tricks, and hacks. Since glue is such a fundamental part of so many types of making, and understanding it can make your work so much easier and more effective, there is always a lot more to know. In this YouTube video, …


Dado Joints by Hand

Making joinery by hand is a satisfying process, so I thought I’d share a method for hand made dado joints. In the early days of my apprenticeship we …


Keep Sawdust from Clogging a Shop-Vac's Filter With a DIY Pre-Separator

The more you use your Shop-Vac, the more suction you lose as its filter gets clogged up. This DIY pre-separator will help prevent your Shop-Vac’s …

Top 5 Stationary Woodworking Power Tools for Beginners

Whether they’re just getting started, or have been involved with woodworking for a while, many woodworkers wonder what woodworking power tools they …

Shop Organization Projects with April Wilkerson

One of my recent favorite <i>YouTube</i> maker channels is April Wilkerson’s woodworking channel. April is a young Texas woman who, just a few years ago, basically knew nothing about woodworking. But she and her husband had a long list of improvements they wanted to make in their home and not a lot of …


How to Fill Ugly Gaps in Woodworking Joints Using This Simple Trick

When your woodworking joints aren't perfectly aligned, there's a way to fill the gaps that will make them unnoticeable.<p>Wood joinery can be an enjoyable, yet maddening pursuit. The ideal wood joint should come together firmly and not wiggle or be loose. But even if you've achieved the goal of a …

Makeshift scroll-saw star in 3D

Cutting Wooden Plugs Without a Drill Press

How to make an engineer’s file rack

Avoid Tearout With This Simple Trick!

DIY Fold Down Workbench