Woodworking Essentials on a laptop

Become a
Woodworking
Essentials Member!

  • See the details of tips, techniques and projects step-by-step
  • Watch and re-watch at your own pace and truly master the skills
  • The best way to successfully complete projects
  • Get the most from your Woodsmith magazine subscription
  • Weekly email updates direct to your inbox

Become a Member Today

Special offer for Woodsmith print subscribers

Better Planer Measurement

Attaching a board to a sled makes planing thin stock easier and gives you better results. The only problem is finding a good way to accurately measure the thickness without having to remove the board. Here's a simple solution for using a dial calipers.