Woodworking

The Real Reason Old Kitchens Have Pull-Out Cutting Boards Will Surprise You

It’s not a cutting board at all!<p>You know that handy wooden board that slides out from under the counter in some old kitchens? The one you’ve been …

Kitchens

45 EASY AND INEXPENSIVE WOODWORKING PROJECTS FOR BEGINNERS

Woodworking is a great stress-reliever, art and hobby. But it takes a skilled hand, a sharp eye and plenty of patience to fully master the …

Power Tools

How to Drill Perfectly Vertical Bench Dog Holes in Your Workbench

A woodworking bench is more than just a table to lay your tools and project parts on. Used well, your bench is an all-in-one, three-dimensional …

Workbenches

Amazon's New Tool Helps You Find the Right Screw

Amazon's Part Finder app uses computer vision and user input to find the right part to finish your project.<p>There are few things more frustrating than working on a project and coming up one screw short of getting the job done. Now Amazon has a solution for that problem: a smartphone app that …

Amazon

A Slightly Scientific Examination Of Epoxies

Two-part epoxy is one of those must-have items in your toolbox, albeit kept in a ziploc bag to keep all that goo off the rest of your tools. It’s a …

Engines

Amazon's iPhone app now lets you find parts for building and repairing things — here's how to use it

If you're the type of person who spends weekends fixing and repairing things around the house, you know what it's like when you're missing a couple …

Lowe's

Missing a screw? Amazon’s Part Finder can help

Unless hardware repair is your profession or serious hobby, chances are you’re unlikely to know the exact name, size, or type of a particular nut or …

Gear & Gadgets

STL 168: Bevel Angles and Workbench Wood

If you have questions you’d like us to answer on the show, send them in to shoptalk@taunton.com. You can also use the voice memo app on your phone …

South Carolina

5 BEST MUST HAVE COPING SAWS FOR SERIOUS WOODWORKERS

Are you looking for the best coping saw for you next woodworking project? This article delves deep about this type of saw so let’s get started.<p>Have …

Power Tools

Hybrid Japanese and Western Tool Chest

The traditional Japanese design is simple and utilitarian for quick construction and portability. The western “Anarchist’s” style is a much larger …

Anarchism

Amazon’s iPhone app uses computer vision to identify and replace screws and other parts

Until recently, if you needed to replace a screw, nut or bolt, you’d take a trip to the hardware store. With Amazon’s latest update to its iPhone app, there’s no need.<p>Part Finder is a new feature of Amazon’s camera search that can identify hundreds of types of screws, nuts, bolts, washers and other …

Coffee Drinks

J. R. Martin | [Mason in Top Hat with Mallet, Chisel, and Piece of Stone] | The Met

[Mason in Top Hat with Mallet, Chisel, and Piece of Stone]

Hats

22 INSANELY SIMPLE BEGINNER WOODWORKING PROJECTS

Hi Friends!<p>Sometimes when I notice a pattern in the emails I receive and realize that many people are asking the same question, I decide to just go …

Amazing

'Guoshi wood carving' in Shijiazhuang, N China

Craftsman Guo Dong makes wood carvings at a studio in Shijiazhuang, capital of north China's Hebei Province, July 20, 2018. The "Guoshi wood carving" …

China

Amazon's new Part Finder feature helps shoppers with a screw loose | Trusted Reviews

<b>Amazon has stealthily added a helpful new feature for its iPhone app, which will assist you in tracking down those weird unknown screws, nuts, bolts,</b> …

Gear & Gadgets

Universal Knife Blocks

From <i>Pub-Style Favorites, Revisited</i><p>How we tested<p>Knife blocks allow you to store your knives without mounting a magnetic strip on your kitchen wall or …

Knives

Saturday Morning Workshop: How To Build A Chalkboard

How many times have you forgotten an appointment or errand and kicked yourself for not remembering? This oak-framed chalkboard is a fun project that …

Home

16 Tips to Get the Best Plywood for Your Buck

16 money-saving plywood tips to help you build better cabinets and furniture. Check out our best tips for getting your project done right.<p>Building …

Home

The Top 7 Reasons Why Pallet Creations are So Out

You may like the look of furniture and home decor made from pallets, but once you know more about that upcycled wood, you may not want it in your …

Home

Easily Upgrade Any Space In Your Home With Stikwood

Say friend, have you got a room in your home that’s dull and dreary and just begging for an upgrade? The solution is Stikwood! Is your kitchen …

Home Improvement

The Best Pressure Washer

After more than 50 hours of research and a week using six pressure washer models to clean cars, patio furniture, and more, we found that the best …

Product Reviews

Wood and Resin Cutting Boards Bring the Beauty of the Beach to the Kitchen

Liverpool, England-based artist Kate Chesters creates handmade wooden cutting boards featuring stunning resin art. Inspired by nature, each unique design captures the essence of natural landscapes. From ocean-like blues to cloud-like magenta swirls, Chesters uses a variety of resin hues that …

Photos

Total Glue Cures at the Speed of Light

We recently launched the worlds strongest light curing adhesive on Kickstarter.<p>People are frustrated with superglues that cure after one use, make a …

Entrepreneurship

The Wood in My Bentley Isn't Woody Enough

You know what pisses me off the most? Shitty wood. It’s worse than posers decked out in cubic zirconia and socks pretending to be fucking sneakers. …

Cubic Zirconia

Aha! Design: Clever Built-in Storage for Cutting Boards

Where there’s thunder, there’s lightning; and where there’s a small space, there’s an ingenious storage solution. We always make sure to scan for …

Small Spaces

Arrow Fastener Inspires DIYers and Crafters in NBC's MAKING IT Hosted by Amy Poehler and Nick Offerman

Arrow Fastener Company is proud to announce its popular glue guns, nailers, riveters and staple guns, including the iconic T50, were selected for …

Nick Offerman

How To Make A Simple Dolly Track, DIY Light Panels and Camera Car Mount by Mark L. Mazzeo

So for this style we found plans for online. I’m sure you can Google <i>DIY Dolly</i> and find something similar.<p>The next two designs are things we came up …

Filmmaking

The US cutting-tools market: What changes lie ahead?

A new approach to segment strategy, distribution, and pricing can help companies win in the evolving cutting-tools market.<p><b>Cutting tools—</b>end mills, …

Customers

DIY Plastering: How to Get it Right | Times Square Chronicles

DIY Plastering: How to Get it Right<p>For a DIY plastering job, you’ll need to make sure that you have the right equipment and materials to ensure that …

Home Improvement

10 repairs every cottager should know

By: Wayne Lennox, Paul Lewis & Derek McNaughtonEventually, everything needs fixing. This is especially true in cottage country and more often than …

DIY