Rockler Woodworking Blog

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Buzz Saw is a woodworking blog written by Rockler Woodworking & Hardware and provides tips and recommendations for woodworkers.

Located: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Tags: woodworking, woodcraft, hardware

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Shop Mobility Part II - Mobilizing Shop Built Tools on Jan 26, 2012 in Woodworking Tips and TechniquesIn the previous Shop Mobility blog post, we discussed adding casters to your existing tool stands. Now let’s look at adding wheels to the shop carts, tools and cabinets you build in house. In my shop I have an older drill press that...



Woodshop Mobility Part I - Getting Your Tools Rolling on Jan 5, 2012 in Woodworking Tips and TechniquesMaybe you need to store your tools away when not working, or maybe being able to shift things around to suit the project at hand would be helpful. Whatever the reason, shop mobility is an option that most of us have given some thought. Whether yo...



Bending Wood Part III - Steam Bending on Dec 21, 2011 in Woodworking Tips and TechniquesSo far in this series we have looked at simple wood bending in thin stock or with kerf cuts, and forming bent wood parts through laminating thin strips together on a form. In this final installment, we will discuss steam bending wood. Steaming a...



Bending Wood Part II - Bent Lamination on Nov 28, 2011 in Woodworking Tips and TechniquesWe started this wood bending series exploring simple and kerf bending. In this edition, we look at forming wood parts using thin laminates. As we all know, the thinner the part, the easier it will conform to a curve. Lamination is the process of...



Bending Wood - Part I on Nov 4, 2011 in Woodworking Tips and TechniquesNature hates straight lines, and as woodworkers we spend a huge amount of time and effort in making things straight. But curves can and should be a large part of your woodworking. There are several methods for forming wood into curves, and the ne...



Dust Collection Series: Putting It All Together on Jul 29, 2011 in Woodworking Tips and Techniques, Featured ToolsThis dust collection blog series from Rockler started with ideas for hooking up your shop vacuum to your portable power tools and has worked up to connecting multi-horsepower collection to your stationary tools. I hope you have found it useful. For t...