I wear two hats: woodshop worker and public face. If I could find a way to schedule different days for all my meetings and all the days I am banging, cutting, and sanding it would be easy. More often than not I have to split my days and showing up to a luxury high-rise caked in sawdust is not an option. Enter Milwaukee's stylish gear.
Woodworker and engineer-inventor Andrew Klein has developed something new: parallel clamps that pair up to make a 4-way clamping system for panel glue-ups that are perfectly straight and have aligned seams.
Engraving ash wood-handled hammers is what a small, family-run business near Austin, Texas does. Sounds all warm and fuzzy, but then you read the fine print and learn even with a hammer, it's never that simple.
With CutList Plus Express you figure out the pieces you need, add dimensions, type of material, and you get easily readable, professional looking, and completely accurate cut and material list. On a kitchen project it saved me a good half hour of work.
Profile of a passionate woodworker, Gary Rogowski, who owns Portland's Northwest Woodworking Studio. "My tools have a life expectancy of 50 to 100 years," Rogowski says.