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How To Buy Lumber - a Beginners Guide from Wood and Shop

Joshua Farnsworth teaches fundamentals of selecting wood, and "how not to sound like an idiot at the lumberyard." His Wood and Shop channel brings traditional and well-known woodworker guests, to teach traditional hand tool woodworking tutorials. Joshua also shares tours of handcraft woodworking shops, including the period recreation shop at Colonial Wiliamsburg.

WMS Canadian News

Richelieu Offers Outdoor Living Solutions

Montreal – Outdoor living is a rapidly growing lifestyle trend for homeowners looking for ways to expand their entertaining spaces. Building fully functional outdoor kitchens equipped with cooking, preparation and storage areas can also be a great way to increase the value of a home.


Best Practices Guide

How to Put a Round Peg in a Round Hole? Plug Cutters

Filling a roundish hole in a plank is a not-uncommon requirement: covering screw holes, knot holes, or reclaimed wood accompanied by cuts for plumbing and heating, can present boards that need something beyond wood filler - they need a plug. Here are four tools we've run across, and a bit about a project involving hole plugging.

Wood Machinery & Supplies

Four Tooling Techniques to Improve CNC Router Operation

When selecting CNC tooling, here's one basic rule of thumb: choose the tool that has the shortest overall length possible. This will guarantee that the tool is as rigid possible. Maintaining a level of rigidity ensures the higher performance. Second, adhering to proper collet techniques will safeguard against damaging the tool and shortening its life. Read on for tips on mounting tools and setting rotation direction.


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