Woodworking With the Lathe

Woodworkers sometimes view the lathe as an exotic or unneeded tool. This view is short sighted in the extreme and removes a lot of enjoyment from a woodworker’s time in the shop. Perhaps the view is caused by the nature of the wood turning lathe itself. Most woodworking tools, and power tools in particular, are … Read more Hello world!

Putting Together a Woodworking Kit

Woodworking encompasses three necessary processes. Those are to cut the wood, to plane the wood and to shape the wood. Naturally, these jobs cannot be executed without woodworking tools, woodworking equipment and woodworking materials. That being said what exactly does one need to get this hobby started? The first item one acquires should be a … Read more Hello world!

The Forstner Drill Bit

The Forstner drill bit is a popular bit used by woodworkers when making furniture, creating inlays in veneer, and whenever an edge hole, overlapping holes, cross-grain hole, or boring at an angle (called a pocket hole) is required. These bits are also useful for quickly removing large amounts of material, referred to as “hogging.” The … Read more Hello world!

Woodworker Plans and Basic Safety

Woodworking is a fun and satisfying hobby that can be very relaxing. That self accomplishment when finishing a project is quite rewarding. Here are a few tips to help your woodworker plans stay on the safe side of things. -First and foremost, always follow all safety instructions on the tools you are using and follow … Read more Hello world!