I've been a full-time professional woodworker since 1985. The key to achieving a great finish is three-fold; sanding the sequence, removing all lint and dust, and having a solution that you can build … [Read more...] about Old-School Wood Finishing Concoction
"These auxiliary fences I'm making here are every bit as accurate and functional as the Compact versions we were selling." ~ Allan Little Click this link to download the Auxiliary Template.pdf We … [Read more...] about Make Your Own Auxiliary Fences
2018 was a very successful year for VerySuperCool Tools and Sue and I can’t thank our customers enough. I apologize that I didn't upload any new footage to my AskWoodMan YouTube channel this year, I … [Read more...] about Thank you for all your support! I feel great!
Sue and I live in Austin, Texas and we watched with disbelief as we saw news footage of Houston and surrounding areas under water. Our hearts go out to all those who have lost loved ones and whose … [Read more...] about Hurricane Harvey Animal Rescue and Austin Pets Alive!
I have never been a fan of table saw sleds. I prefer using a miter gauge for cross cutting on the table saw. I have two new tools in my shop I want to tell you about. They are miter gauge jigs that … [Read more...] about MiterSet – Setting My Miter Gauge Angles Has Never Been Easier Or More Accurate
A Micro-Adjusting / Repositioner that will work with any Biesemeyer style table saw fence. Enough with the bumping already! Since I’ve been a woodworker, positioning the table saw fence by … [Read more...] about Prototype for Table Saw Fence Micro-Adjuster and Repositioner
Q: What lengths of steel do I need for my guide rail build to achieve my desired rip capacity? I'm getting ready to buy my steel for making my own guide rails and I'm also in the middle of making an … [Read more...] about How Much Steel Do I Need For My Guide Rail Build?
A good customer and friend of mine, Tony, has completed his sliding table saw/work station. I’m a little jealous (who wouldn't be?), but mostly I’m excited for him and all the possibilities this set … [Read more...] about Awesome Sliding Table Saw and Router Table Work Station
STEP 1: MEASURE The first step in making your own table saw guide rail is to measure the table and extension table. Angle iron is almost always shorter than tubing in guide rail design builds. The … [Read more...] about Table Saw Guide Rails – Step by Step Instruction
Q: What is the correct guide rail spacing for my Biesemeyer style fence? "I'm making my own guide rails, how do I make sure I get the gap just right between my tubing and my angle iron?" A: You need … [Read more...] about Table Saw Guide Rail Spacing (Parallel Gap)
You've heard me say more than once in my videos, making your own guide rails is easy. With a little direction and guidance, anyone can make and attach their own guide rails to a table saw or band … [Read more...] about DIY Guide Rails Checklist – Everything You Need To Begin
Why not make your own guide rail for your table saw, band saw or router table? A guide rail is made up of two basic components: 1) a piece of angle iron 2) a piece of rectangular tubing Making … [Read more...] about Make Your Own Guide Rails – An Overview