Your woodworking adventure starts here! The Craftsy Woodworking Blog covers everything from the best tools and how to handle them, to different types of woods, techniques including cuts, drilling and sanding, and tutorials for impressive projects.

Wonderful Wood: Bubinga

Posted by on Aug 1, 2014 in Woodworking |

The deep brick red color and high density of bubinga give it an undeniable visual and physical presence -- this wood has authority. It can be a bit intimidating to work but fortunately has enough favorable properties to make it still very accessible beneath the woodworker's tools. Read on to discover more unique characteristics of wonderful bubinga wood.

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Free eGuide Friday: Boost Creativity With Free Printable Guides!

Posted by on Aug 1, 2014 in Cake Decorating, Crocheting, Drawing, Food & Cooking, Gardening, Knitting, Painting, Photography, Quilting, Sewing, Woodworking |

Grow your passion & elevate your skills in quilting, sewing & more with FREE downloadable eGuides. These PDF guides are downloadable, printable and written by industry experts exclusively for Craftsy! You won't find free information this good anywhere else. Get yours here today!

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And July’s Most Popular Posts Are…

Posted by on Jul 31, 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 |

Craftsy blog readers have spoken! See which posts the community loved most this month, plus other great highlights you absolutely don't want to miss!

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Find Your Favorite Things With 11 New Craftsy Classes!

Posted by on Jul 30, 2014 in Cake Decorating, Crocheting, Embroidery, Food & Cooking, Gardening, Jewelry Making, Knitting, Photography, Quilting, Sewing, Woodworking | Comments

Bright buttercream cakes and delicious doughnuts... these are a few of our favorite things! We've just released 11 amazing new online Craftsy classes, ready for your enjoyment. Plus, we're offering them at a limited time new class discount, so you get a brand new class all tied up with a sweet savings string!

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How to Carve a Wooden Spoon With a Few Simple Hand Tools

Posted by on Jul 29, 2014 in Woodworking | Comments

Wooden spoons have been around as long as human beings have been preparing food. They can be made with just a few simple tools, and the possibilities for designs and styles are endless. They also present a great opportunity to learn about wood grain and how it behaves. Join me on my first foray into spoonmaking!

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Useful Tasks You Can Do With a Block Plane

Posted by on Jul 28, 2014 in Woodworking |

Earlier, we learned how to set up a block plane for use on your woodworking projects. So once you have your block plane set up, how can it be helpful in your shop? Today, we’ll learn some useful tasks that you can do with a block plane.

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