Stuff We Love: Bullnose Router Bits

Staff Pick - 07-29-2015

I spent years completing bookcase & cabinetry projects with shelves that had flat, square front edges. Then I discovered bullnose router bits. Now I can quickly and easily embellish these “show” edges with a graceful curve. Bullnose bits aren’t piloted, so I usually use them in my router tab...

Stuff We Love: T-Nut Levelers

Staff Pick - 07-29-2015

The contractor used high-quality concrete when my house was built in the 1960s. But the concrete floor surfaces in my basement and garage are far from flat & level. That’s why I really appreciate these T-nut levelers. They’re sold in packs of 4, so you get one for each leg. Installation couldn...

Stuff We Love: DeWalt 1.25HP Compact Router Kit

Woodcraft Staff - 05-14-2015

Who would have guessed that a small router could make such a big difference in so many workshop projects? The router and its fixed base has become my go-to tool for flush-trimming, chamfering, roundovers and other edge work. The plunge base gets less frequent use, but I’m glad to have it when inla...

Stuff We Love: FASTCAP Flatback 16’ tape measure

Woodcraft Staff - 05-14-2015

I’m sure a woodworker designed this tape. You can write dimensions on the tape’s round erasable panel. The tape itself has a white “storyboard” along one side, enabling you to make layout marks directly on the tape surface (they easily wipe off when you’re done). And because the tape lays ...

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