With the advent of technology, there are so many apps that have been launched to support different professions. From computer geeks to stay at home moms, the technological appeal can be felt everywhere, and there is no doubt that it has changed the face of our society. This means even woodworkers are not left behind.
“An object should be judged by whether it has a form consistent with its use.” – Architect Bruno Munari In her book The Not So Big House, architect Sarah Susanka postulates that we tend not to build living structures that reflect how we actually live. Homes are sometimes built to impress the people outside rather
Are you working in a small shop? Need to maximize your woodworking shop layout so you can benefit from every last square inch? These 29 helpful tips will show you how to get the most from your space, no matter how big or small. 29 Ways to Maximize Your Woodworking Shop Layout I know the
A Layout Kit You’re ready to lay out your new shop: You have the space built, outlets in the wall, lights hung, and a wood supply ready to turn into heirloom pieces for family and friends. You have most of the machines, benches, and cabinets, with plans to buy or build what you don’t already
If you’re thinking of getting started in woodturning, here are some great guidelines. Our expert breaks down the “must-have” tools from the “nice to have” and even includes a few of his “dream shop” favorites. A frequent series of questions at the end of any of my classes or lectures concerns setting up a turning shop.
Whether they’re just getting started, or have been involved with woodworking for a while, many woodworkers wonder what woodworking power tools they should add to their shop. The answer to this question can be subjective, and depend on what types of woodworking projects you commonly build, but George Vondriska is ready to provide you with
Do you have a handy kid? All of my little ones amaze me with what they are capable of (when I give them the opportunity to show me, that is). And woodworking projects are no exception! Madeline didn’t have too many opportunities when she was little, I’m afraid to say. I cringed with the idea
Sometimes building a smaller project can become more difficult than a larger one because working with small – especially tiny parts – can raise the difficulty of a woodworking project. When it comes to a woodworking box, this is no different. If you are looking to make a small box, it can be difficult to
Home » Guides Woodworking for Beginners Woodworking for Beginners How to Prepare for Woodshop Projects When undertaking woodshop projects, using a plan for each specific project can provide you with a number of benefits and allow you to create something from scratch. These plans can be for something as simple as a magazine rack or
Easy woodworking projects are a great way to test your DIY skill level. It’s always such an accomplishment when you complete a DIY project you spent time and effort on. DIY woodworking projects can also be intimidating at first especially with all the hand tools you must use. Once you have all you need, however,