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Willie Sandry

Willie Sandry is a Freelance Writer for all the major woodworking magazines, woodworker, crafter and upholsterer. He likes honestly built furniture that shows its true structure. He prefers strong, well-engineered joinery that will last for years to come. "From dabbling with my own small-scale lumber kiln, to milling and joinery, I enjoy every facet of the design and construction process." Find him on his YouTube Channel, The Thoughtful Woodworker
A Better Tapering Sled for the Fusion F2 Tablesaw
By Willie Sandry on January 17, 2022

As your tool collection grows, and you start experimenting with more advanced woodworking projects, you may find a need to make long graceful...

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Build A Mid Century Stereo Rack Or Cabinet
By Willie Sandry on January 6, 2022

Woodworking projects come in all shapes and complexity levels. My favorite projects are medium-sized like a cabinet or coffee table, with a little...

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Top 10 Wood Shop Accessories
By Willie Sandry on December 20, 2021

Resaw King. A carbide tipped bandsaw blade has to be the number one wood shop accessory. Equip your 1412 bandsaw with a ¾” wide Resaw King blade...

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Top 5 Small Shop Power Tools
By Willie Sandry on December 6, 2021

Tablesaw. Well, it probably comes as no surprise that a tablesaw is the centerpiece of most any shop. Even in a small or mid-sized woodshop, I...

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Epoxy Stripe Coasters
By Willie Sandry on November 22, 2021

How about a quick little project to add a pop of color to your living room? These cool dual-stripe epoxy coasters are fun to build, and make great...

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Make A Louvered Tea Light
By Willie Sandry on November 8, 2021

Something about the holidays makes woodworkers get busy in the shop with all sorts of projects. Here’s a quick and easy guide for a handsome...

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Make a Spring Seat Cushion
By Willie Sandry on November 1, 2021

I needed to reupholster a large Stickley rocking chair, and discovered the old seat frame was damaged. So, before I could tackle the upholstery, I...

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Make A River Epoxy Board
By Willie Sandry on October 18, 2021

Here’s a great way to try something new, that you’ve never attempted before. You can get creative with color, and overall layout for just the look...

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Laguna 1412 Bandsaw Plasti-Dip Rubberized Knobs
By Willie Sandry on October 4, 2021

The ceramic guide system is the primary reason I selected the 1412 bandsaw. With 5 ceramic points of contact above the table, and 5 points of...

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Making A Box Joint Jig For A Tablesaw
By Willie Sandry on September 20, 2021

I’ve been using a simple box joint jig for the last 10 years. Calling my old jig simple is an understatement – it was just two scraps of plywood...

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