Rob Johnstone

  • The World Keeps on Spinning

    This week, Rob shares his National Woodworking month bowls, plus tighter fitting dowels and a look at new jigs from Kreg.

  • National Woodworking Month

    This week, Rob celebrates National Woodworking Month with a big announcement, plus healing veterans with woodturning and making butterfly inlays.

  • Let’s Get Started

    This week, Rob talks about the satisfaction of starting a project, plus turning spheres and segmented bowls.

  • Inlay Away!

    This week, Rob talks about his latest inlay project, plus a video of him cutting these inlays and part two of our Adirondack chair plans.

  • A Faux Spring

    This week, Rob dreams about outdoor projects, plus start one of your own with an Adirondack chair or stay inside with a DIY shelf.

  • Creating a simple DIY wall shelf

    VIDEO: Building a DIY Wall Shelf

    Rob Johnstone designs and builds a simple DIY wall shelf, along the way explaining his tool choices, simple jigs and techniques to build this project accurately every time.

  • The Long Dusty Trail

    This week, Rob gets serious about sanding, plus a look at spring’s new tools and a neat “third hand” clamping aid.

  • Time for Turning

    This week, it’s woodturning’s turn in Rob’s shop, plus tips on harvesting bowl blanks and a reader’s suggestion on drying those blanks.

  • Feeling Groovy

    This week, Rob discusses the best way to cut a dado, plus calculating how much lumber you need and a clamp-free band saw fence.

  • Something Happening Here

    This week, Rob enthuses about the new tools in the works, plus a wood burning artist and a user tip on cutting edging.