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We welcome interesting and informative woodworking and home improvement articles from Canadian writers.
MARK SALUSBURY - [email protected]

Whether it is joinery or turnery, Mark has enjoyed designing and making furniture, decorative and functional items and home remodeling ... anything to do with woodworking, for over 35 years.


Author's Articles

At-source dust collection

Dust can be harmful to your health if it’s not...

Make a custom bathroom vanity

Build a vanity for your bathroom that looks like a...

Build a Temporary Mitre Saw Stand

When trimming a reno site, I needed a quick, cheap,...

Straight Router Bits – A Primer

Most of us know what a router bit is and...

Titebond Instant Bond CA Adhesive

Titebond’s strong and quick...

Build a Blanket Box

Offering much needed bedroom storage space, and a place to...

A decorative frame-up

Frames are a great addition to a room, whether it...

This is a push-over

One of the most daunting woodworking shop tasks is ripping...

Torsion Box Shelves

Torsion boxes involve using a thin layer of sheet goods...

Sizing Down Sheet Goods with a Shop-Made Saw Guide

Cutting sheet goods to size can be a daunting task....

Making an Entrance….GRAND!

Your home’s front entrance is the first thing that greets...

Dustless routing is at hand!

Handheld routers are extremely versatile tools for woodworkers but notorious...

A Bit About Twist Drills

You may never look at a humble twist drill bit...

What Finish Should You Choose?

Have you ever wondered, what type of finish will give...

Spray Booth for Small Shops

Simple, lightweight and functional, this shop-made spray booth is the...

Healthy Clear Coatings

We woodworkers cover a lot of project styles and applications;...

Garden Shed – From Concept to Completion

This versatile addition is a personalized sanctuary, storage in style,...

The Perfect Sphere: A Well-Rounded Tool

Turning spheres free-hand is not easy. This jig makes the...

From concept to comfort: build a casual chair

Why settle for an “off-the-rack” chair when you can make...

Build a Turned Stool

A stool is a compact, versatile perch and the three-legged...

Where Do Ideas Come From? – Stephen Hogbin’s Canada

Stephen Hogbin is one of Canada’s most accomplished, skilled and...

Adding Texture to Wood

Adding texture to a wood surface creates visual and physical...

Dovetail Router Jigs

The dovetail is a time-honoured joint that’s admired for its...

A Split-Turned Rocking Vessel

These eye-catching rocking vessels are fun to make and will...

Cutting Boards

The Gift That Keeps On...

Two-Drawer Cabinet

Whether it’s for protecting our valuable tools and organizing our...

Sanding is a Piece Maker

Take the drudgery out of sanding and realize the full...