Category: Woodworking

5 Woodworking Tips For Beginners

Here are 5 top tips to follow as a woodworker who is just getting started on a new hobby or business. Following these tips will give you a great foundation to get started! 1. Know Your Wood.There are many different types of wood with different characteristics. Knowing the different types of wood, how to care

How to Select the Correct Duct Diameter

Many dust collection systems suffer due to poor ductwork designs. There is a large amount of misinformation about what the proper size pipe is to run. In reality, proper pipe sizing can get complicated and depends on many variables; tool size, air requirements, length of pipe run required, number of machines running at one time

Woodcraft of Austin

The great thing about running a national woodworking school is that Bob Van Dyke has seen the techniques of every different instructor who has taught at his Connecticut Valley School of Woodworking – and there have been a lot of them over the past 16 years! In woodworking- like in most things- there is no

Smart Shop in a One-Car Garage

Smart Shop in a One-Car Garage Space-saving solutions for a small shop Tales of bad shops are a woodworker’s war stories. After living in five houses in seven years, I have plenty of them to tell: ladders under closeted trapdoors that descended into windowless basements, ceilings that were only an inch taller than I am