Installing a piano hinge can be a daunting procedure but this tutorial will teach you an easy but effective way to accomplish this task. I walk you through the process that worked best for me while installing the hinge on a gift box I made for my parents vowel renewal ceremony. This box was a chore for me to build and the one you see above is the result my journey into the art of box making.
Cutting miters can be a pain in the neck if you don't have an effective and accurate way to make them. In my opinion, using hand tools is the most precise way to achieve perfect miters but since I don't have the required tools to do it that way I decided to make a miter sled for my table saw.
Harbor Freight dust collectors are a great value and relatively decent quality, but you do get what you pay for. This is an inexpensive alternative to the more expensive dust collectors offered by Powermatic, Laguna, or Grizzly but something is better than nothing when it comes to dust collection.
In honor of valentines day I made this scarf rack for my girlfriend. I had made her one previously but she had so many scarves that she quickly out grew it. I thought that since she needed another one I would take the chance to improve on a past project and make the once you see above in the embedded video.
Making circles is almost impossible to do freehand using a router. No matter how hard you try your radius's will never be 100% without the use of some kind of jig or guide to restrict your router from straying off course. This router circle cutting jig is exactly the solution you need for this problem and I am positive you’ll wonder how you lived without it.
Buying a new Powermatic 54HH Jointer had been something I was working towards for a long time. My previous jointer was an old Delta 6" and I constantly fought the fence, trying to keep it at 90-degrees. It had been damaged before I acquired it and my attempts at fixing it proved unfruitful.