Posts by Category: Woodworking

Woodworking projects, woodworking tips, woodworking tools and everything else related to woodworking, wood carving and woodturning!

Bandsaw Blade Tune-up

Bandsaw Blade Tune-up

A properly aligned bandsaw with a good, sharp blade, is a wonderful tool and a basic necessity in any well equipped woodworking shop. Bandsaws can do things that no other tool can do, they can cut curves, they can resaw, they can cut veneer, etc. Generally, they’re equally adept at ripping ...

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Woodworking clamps guide

Woodworking clamps guide

“Toss me that clamp!”, is something you might commonly hear when working in a wood shop. Using clamps is like having extra hands. They let you position a piece of material exactly where you want and fasten it in place. You can assemble something temporarily for marking or tracing or just for ...

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Woodworking axes

Woodworking axes

Woodworking axes are among the most essential tools for every woodworker. Technology is moving forward, CNC routers and 3D printers can make almost everything that we wish for, but we are glad that, despite of that, hand crafted wood pieces are becoming more and more popular nowadays. Woodworking ...

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How to cut plywood without tear out

How to cut plywood without tear out

It doesn’t matter if you are a skilled woodworker, carpenter or just a DIY enthusiast, you will need to cut plywood or veneered wood quite often. To be able to cut plywood without tear out is not easy as you would think. Plywood, MDF and veneered wood have different structure than hardwood ...

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How to reuse sawdust

How to reuse sawdust

For every woodworker or DIY-er, nothing comes close to the sense of fulfillment when a project is finally completed. However, when the excitement subsides and the time to clean up your working space comes, you will most likely find yourself in the inevitable mess most DIY and woodworking projects ...

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How to cut dovetails

How to cut dovetails

One of the most essential skills that every accomplished woodworker must have is the ability to cut perfect dovetails. Dovetails are essential in furniture making process and they are widely used in all handmade furniture pieces. Today there are numerous dovetail jigs on the market but the truth ...

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How to apply wood veneer

How to apply wood veneer

Decorating wood with veneers has been around for thousands of years. Veneers of African ebony with inlays of ivory and other exotic materials were commonly used to decorate artifacts of the Pharaohs in Egypt 5000 years ago. Over the centuries and especially over the past few decades, wood ...

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How to fix gaps in miter joints

How to fix gaps in miter joints

Cutting perfect miter joints is in most cases much tougher than you think. You have to measure perfectly and cut all the parts perfectly. If you get only one side slightly wrong, you will have a gap. If you are installing molding in your home, always first measure the corners because they are ...

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Woodworking tools deals

Woodworking tools deals

We all know that high quality woodworking tools are expensive and that we in most cases can’t afford to pay retail price. Woodworking tools deals are easy to find and they don’t happen very often. Because of that we decided to cover some of the biggest online woodworking tool ...

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Mortise and tenon joint

Mortise and tenon joint

Mortise and Tenon joints are an extremely old construction technique that has stood the test of time and is still being used today. You can find examples of this ancient joint even in Egyptian furniture thousands of years old. Tenon is an old-time name for a square piece of wood that sticks out ...

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