Woodworking Tools & Materials
Discover a guide to the tools & materials involved with your woodworking.
Looking for the best wood hole filler? We offer a variety of options for plugging holes and filling cracks, with This Old House general contractor Tom Silva.
How do you use an orbital sander? What’s the difference between an orbital sander vs palm sander? Learn about the tool that takes the hassle out of sanding wood.
Too much torque can strip a fastener clean in seconds, but this fix is just as quick
Ask This Old House general contractor Tom Silva explains the best tools to have in your shed to start beginner or intermediate woodworking projects
Plane tools are the best tool for smoothing and shaping wood. Here is why you would use one and the types available.
A new process encases wood fibers in trace amounts of glass, with surprising results.
Both are meant to be used between the rough cut of a saw and the smoothing of sandpaper — we'll tell you what types to use for what jobs