Posts by Category: Woodworking

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

Wood router guide

Wood router guide

Having a dependable wood router is crucial to woodworking, whether for work or hobby.  There is no shortage of available word routers in the market and that expansive pool carries with it the risk of choosing the wrong one that doesn’t fit your unique needs and preferences. Suffice to say, there ...

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Are all wood lathes created equal?

Are all wood lathes created equal?

Whether you’re wanting to design bowls, spindles, bottle stoppers, table legs, bats or a range of other items, having a quality lathe is a smart investment in how quickly and flawlessly you finish you finish your wood turning project. What’s the difference between a high quality wood lathe or a ...

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Types of wood carving tools

Types of wood carving tools

We often write about wood carving and we already covered wood carving tool sets, sharpening of the tools, books for beginners etc. Now we decided to make a small guide to all of you that want to learn the basics and more about the types of wood carving tools. Professional wood carvers use a huge ...

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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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