How To Dispose Of Paint

By Robert Robillard

How To Safely Dispose of Latex Paint Every few years I clean out my basement workshop and end up having to wrestle with a dozen half used paint cans. Some of the paint is good and some is not, or is a long forgotten color. The question often posed to me how do I dispose…

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RYOBI DOCKit Accessory Storage System

By Scott Arnold

RYOBI DOCKit Accessory Storage System – Review We recently discovered a tool accessory storage solution, we all can benefit from. The RYOBI DOCKit Accessory Kit Storage System allows you to keep all your power tool accessories in the same place so you are not scratching your head wondering where you put your drills, impact bits…

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Delta 1-1/2 HP Dust Collector 50-767

By Robert Robillard

Wood Shop Dust Collection – Delta 1-1/2 HP Dust Collector Review Workshop wood dust is a known health problem. Dust particles from applications such as sanding and cutting are the biggest culprits. Breathing these particles may cause short or long term respiratory symptoms, mucosal and non-allergic respiratory symptoms, and cancer. Adding a dust collector, like…

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Matching Molding Profiles

By Robert Robillard

Johnson Contour Gauge – Matching Molding Profiles In the remodeling world I often get called in to alter or build something new in an older home.  In these situations the homeowner usually wants the new moldings and details to match the older moldings. Sometimes this is easy and other times it’s not.  In almost every…

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Dust Right Universal Small Port Hose Kit

By Robert Robillard

Rockler Universal Small Port Hose Kit connects to wide range of small power tools On of my biggest pet peeves when working ins my shop is the lack of proper interface between my HEPA vacuums and my tools.  At Concord Carpenter, are a huge advocate of collecting dust at the source, but tool-makers don’t make that…

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How To Keep Rust Off Woodworking Tools

By Robert Robillard

Protecting Your Tools From Rust: The idea for the article,  How To Keep Rust Off Woodworking Tools, came to me after I found one of my kid’s had placed a wet snow sledding tube on-top of my table saw table. I had told her to leave the snow tube in my shop so I could…

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How To Build A Torsion Box Bookcase Seat

By Robert Robillard

Using Airplane Technology to Build Bookcases When designing an aircraft, it’s all about finding lightweight and strong material that is stiff enough to withstand the exceptional forces under which it has to operate. Durability is an important factor especially when the wings come into play.  Aerodynamic forces not only bend the wing, they also twist…

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Rockler ProFence 47905 Router Table

By Don Halsted

 Rockler Pro Router Table Fence 47905 Review The Rockler ProFence 47905 Router Table is a strong addition to the Rockler router table line of products. I selected the Rockler ProPhenolic Table, Rockler Aluminum Router Lift FX and the Rockler Router Table Dust Bucket a couple years ago, and was using this set up with an…

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