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Author: Adams

Adam is contributing writer in green interiors, materials. He is an artist, work-at-home dads, and everything in between. He’s a handyman, an amateur astronomer, and a tech junkie, who loves being home with his two kids.

Tools For DIY Projects 2021

One question I get a LOT is which tools a new renovator should get to prepare for their renovation projects. My general response is to buy tools for each project as you need them and try to rent as much ….

The Templet Collar Guide (Guide Bush)

Collar guides are one or 2 piece rings that surround the router bit. They’re often screwed to the router subbase, or in some cases, to the base casting. Most are sandwiched (PC/DW) on a subbase. In the example shown, the ….

How Do I Choose the Right Saw Blade?

This is the question that seems to come up with anyone who isn’t the most advanced of users. In carbide circular saw blades, there are so many options, so many designs and configurations it’s overwhelming to some, especially those who ….

Types of Woodworking Benches

Regardless of whether they’re woodworkers by passion or by career. So long as they put their hands to work and turn blocks of wood into beautiful pieces of art, a bench is the starting point of everything. It’s where furniture, ….

9 Tips for Working on DIY Projects Alone

Many DIYers like to work alone. You head for your garage or shop on a Saturday morning long before the family is awake, and you have the time to yourself. For me, working alone is a way to unwind, collect ….

Understanding Router Table

80% of all routing can be done on the router table; some guys do “it” all on the table, others are convinced the hand router is all they need. To be sure, there are times when one method is preferred ….

9 Ways to Save Money on Your Renovation Project

I’ve seen some really odd advice for saving money on renovations. Lots of places suggest doing site cleanup yourself, which might work, except that cleaning up as they work is a sign of a good contractor: if you have to ….

Basic Guide to Woodworkers Hardware

Woodworking is an enjoyable activity that requires patience, dedication and a whole lot of imagination. If you’re the sort of person who likes working with your hands and see yourself working away in a woodshop to the sound of grinders ….

Ladder Safety for DIY Projects

Ladders and scaffolding are the two most popular solutions to working on projects we can’t reach from the ground, but they can be dangerous when used improperly. Every DIYer has used a ladder at one time or another and probably ….