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!

The Beginner’s Guide To Woodworking

Much has changed since the days when our grandparents were growing up. Back then, the majority of men had woodworking skills and could use their hands to build a number of items. These men would work on their own projects as a hobby whenever time allowed for it. Fast forward to today’s age. The number … Read more Hello world!

Choosing Woodwork Plans For Rookies

Like many other jobs, planning is of utmost importance for woodworking tasks. Woodcutting always demands careful planning and step by step approach towards the ultimate goal. Even for the beginners setting up a plan for woodwork is a must as it will guide them through the intrigue process and save them a lot of time … Read more Hello world!

Why Projects For Learning? – Part II – The Means

My daughter wants to do woodworking for her vocational – business project. It is a popular choice. But woodworking, like all projects, takes money to practice and learn. Plus, woodworking requires expensive equipment and professional expertise. How do we connect a costly and potentially dangerous professional-level occupation with the interests and desires of a twelve-year-old … Read more Hello world!

Woodcraft, Is it an Art?

Woodworking has been around for centuries. There have been many wooden carvings and furniture discovered in ancient tombs all over the world. From the Egyptian tombs to Roman ruins and even Native Indian tribes, woodcraft has been a way of life. On the frontier of the old west and in Europe woodcraft has been passed … Read more Hello world!