February 13, 2012
Electrician Brian Walo lays out conduit, organizes work boxes, and installs single-pole and 3-way switches in Fine Homebuilding's Project House garage workshop
Electrician Brian Walo demonstrates the preliminary steps for protecting exposed wiring with electrical metallic tubing (EMT)
October 7, 2008
Finally, advice on how to create a workshop that won’t leave you freezing in the winter
April 16, 2008
An innovative solar-heating system is the foundation of an artist’s small country house, where an equally smart plan accommodates both life and work
January 1, 2007
With mobile machines, smart storage, and ample lighting and power, even a one-car garage can be a first-rate workshop
November 3, 2006
I've always had trouble finding my pencil when I'm using my tablesaw, drill press, and other standing power tools. A few years ago I hit upon a solution. I screw…
October 19, 2006
I recently built a new workshop and I sheathed it with 1x6 boards joined with galvanized splines. I like this method because it gets the most out of the width…
December 1, 2004
A dedicated outdoor workspace--whether used for nurturing plants or storing tools--can make tending the yard much less of a chore.
November 1, 2004
When I’m working in my shop, I always have the benefit of a large cabinet saw with an equally large extension table and outfeed table to support large panels or…
July 1, 2002
Q: I am setting up a new shop, and I was told that I shouldn’t use PVC piping for compressed-air lines. Is that correct? What should I use? John Smith, via…
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