Woodworking

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.


Kick Off The Holiday Weekend Early With 8 New Classes!

Posted by on Aug 28, 2014 in Cake Decorating, Crocheting, Drawing, Embroidery, Food & Cooking, Painting, Quilting, Sewing, Woodworking |

Embark on your next creative journey this Labor Day weekend with 8 brand new class, now available for up to 33% off!

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What to Look for When Choosing a Bandsaw for a Small Woodshop

Posted by on Aug 26, 2014 in Woodworking |

Which would you invest in first, a bandsaw or a table saw? Discover why a bandsaw may be a better choice for a small woodshop here.

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More Nifty Ways to Use the Bandsaw

Posted by on Aug 25, 2014 in Woodworking | Comments

You can use the bandsaw to cut creative curves, easily work with thick stock, and, more than any other woodworking machine, add artistry to your woodworking. In a previous post on how to use a bandsaw, we looked at how this machine can expand the ways you use wood. Now, let's look at how you can put its cutting capacity in service of your creativity.

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Wonderful Wood: All About Bigleaf Maple

Posted by on Aug 22, 2014 in Woodworking | Comments

All maples are not the same. Here, we take a look at bigleaf maple, one of our favorites - it has great color, figure and working properties.Read more

Cheap Chucks: Jam Chucks Are Purpose-Built Chucks You Make Yourself

Posted by on Aug 19, 2014 in Woodworking |

Using jam chucks for woodturning saves money, lets you to hold your work without marking it, and allows flexibility in design. Ensure you're getting the most out of your jam chucks with these helpful tips and tricks!

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6 Creative Uses for Your Bandsaw

Posted by on Aug 18, 2014 in Woodworking | Comments

The bandsaw can be a game changer for a woodworker. I consider my bandsaw to be one of the most important tools in my shop, and it is certainly my favorite woodworking machine.

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