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12 Tips to Improve Shooting

Posted by on Jul 8, 2014 in All, Woodworking |

Shooting, like most seemingly simple craft techniques, depends for its success on subtle refinements along with practical solutions. Because this is such a valuable technique, let's take a closer look at the shooting board, tools and methods.

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Shooting: A Gateway Woodworking Skill

Posted by on Jul 7, 2014 in All, Woodworking | Comments

Shooting will almost magically add unmatched control and precision to your woodworking. What's more, it is not difficult to set up the tools or to learn the technique.

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A Recap of the AAW Symposium 2014 in Phoenix: A Woodturning Mecca

Posted by on Jul 1, 2014 in All, Woodworking |

Every year the American Association of Woodturners (AAW) holds a symposium in June. This year, Phoenix served as the host city, welcoming some 1,150 AAW members to the Phoenix Convention Center. In case you were unable to attend, here's a recap of how it went.

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Announcing Craftsy’s Watch & Win Contest!

Posted by on Jul 1, 2014 in All, Cake Decorating, Contests & Giveaways, Crocheting, Drawing, Embroidery, Fiber Arts and Felting, Food & Cooking, Gardening, Jewelry Making, Knitting, Paper Crafts, Photography, Quilting, Sewing, Spinning, Weaving | Comments

Beat the heat this July with Craftsy's Watch & Win Contest! We'll award classes to the three members who enjoy the most minutes of their classes over the next 31 days. Don't let anyone get a jump-start on you. Begin watching now and find out how to make projects you never thought possible!

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Readers’ Choice: June’s Most Popular Blog Posts

Posted by on Jun 30, 2014 in All, Cake Decorating, Crocheting, Drawing, Embroidery, Fiber Arts and Felting, Food & Cooking, Gardening, Jewelry Making, Knitting, Painting, Paper Crafts, Photography, Quilting, Sewing, Spinning, Weaving, Woodworking |

We didn't want you to miss out on the content your fellow readers loved the most this month, so we've compiled the most popular blog posts and some other fun June highlights from the Craftsy blog that you absolutely don't want to miss! Did your favorite post make the list?

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A Quick Tutorial on How to Make Rabbet Joint With Hand Tools

Posted by on Jun 30, 2014 in All, Woodworking |

A rabbet joint is a great way of joining two boards at right angles, such as for the corners of a box, if some attention is paid to the arrangement of the boards. But in the right situation, it can be a fast and easy way to make a strong joint. In this tutorial, we’ll show you how to make a rabbet joint using hand tools.

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