How to Start a Woodworking Supply Business

How to Start a Woodworking Supply Business

Woodworkers use a wide variety of tools, chemicals, wood and other supplies in the course of their work. These supplies can be obtained through any number of suppliers. A business that can offer a wide variety of specialized woodworking tools and supplies in one spot has the potential to grab a share of their local ...

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An Introduction to Woodworking

An Introduction to Woodworking

Woodworking is a great way to relieve stress and accomplish something you can be proud of. In this world of "want it yesterday" woodworking gives you a break from the everyday hustle and bustle. If you hone your skill you might even make a couple dollars to boot. Just don't make the money part more important than ...

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Simple Cube Bookcase Woodworking Tutorial

Simple Cube Bookcase Woodworking Tutorial

The modern chic of a cube bookcase fits well in a game room, bedroom , basement or family room. But the symmetrical design can be intimidating, especially if you have no woodworking experience. This tutorial will walk you step by step through the process of building a cube bookcase that measures 37x37x11. The outer ...

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The Genesis of a Woodworker

The Genesis of a Woodworker

I have been passionately interested in woodworking since the winter of 2000. At that time I was laid off of my job and interested in exploring some new hobbies, so I picked up a book on retro furniture of the 1970's and started cutting plywood with a circular saw in one hand and hammering with the other, using 2" ...

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Green Living – Toxins in Your Woodwork

Green Living – Toxins in Your Woodwork

Many people who are not involved with the green living movement do not realize just how many toxins are contained within many common household items. From the paint on the unprotected walls to the pillows you sleep on, they are literally everywhere. Now, these are not particularly a massive risk to the health of ...

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How to Maintain and Care for Woodworking Clamps

How to Maintain and Care for Woodworking Clamps

The clamps commonly used in the wood shop are bar clamps, C clamps and hand screws. All of these clamps have screw spindles that tighten the jaws against the stock. The threads and the movable parts of the clamp should be lubricated occasionally with a lightweight oil to make them work freely. The bar clamp usually ...

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How to Use a Woodworking Router

How to Use a Woodworking Router

Using a woodworking router is a bit intimidating if your not familiar with its proper use but once you know some tips and learn how to use it you will be able to do amazing things with it. The number one rule in using a router is to go slowly and take shallow passes. Taking a large bite out of a piece of wood can be ...

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The Best Woods for Woodworking and Carpentry Needs

The Best Woods for Woodworking and Carpentry Needs

Woodworking begins with, well, wood. When traipsing through the woody section behind the house, all wood may look alike, but you can be sure that this is not the case. Certain types of wood are more suitable to some woodworking and carpentry projects than others like hardwood. Let's say you've got yourself a very ...

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Woodworking Equipment Review: Bosch RA1181 Router Table

Woodworking Equipment Review: Bosch RA1181 Router Table

The Bosch RA1181 router table can attach to virtually any workbench. Therefore, it's suited for the home woodworker who doesn't have the space necessary for a full-size model. It's also portable enough for use on the job site. Keep reading to learn about some of the useful features provided by this model. Surface ...

Crafting Woodworking Christmas Gifts from Scrap Hardwoods

Crafting Woodworking Christmas Gifts from Scrap Hardwoods

With the necessary woodworking skills, anyone can create Christmas gifts and save money during the process. A handmade gift can be prized more than a store bought item, which motivates the woodworker even more. Let's take a look at some excellent gift ideas which can be crafted from woodworking scraps. These gifts ...

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