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!

Woodworking As a Home Based Business

Wood workers have, since the very beginning, been profiting from their expertise at shaping and joining wood. From the earliest digging and chopping tools, up to the modern dining room set, man has found a way to profit from wood itself and his projects using wood. Will you be the next to join in this … Read more Hello world!

Affordable Materials for Bookcase Plans

Bookcases are a great project especially if you’re a beginner woodworker as they are very basic and practical piece of furniture for the house. When I say they are very basic I mean that the construction is not complicated as they are just 2 sides, a top, bottom, back and some shelves. Of course bookcase … 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!