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.

How to Build a Moxon Vise: Part 2

Posted by on Nov 22, 2014 in Woodworking |

These step-by-step instructions for building a Moxon vise will show you how to do it inexpensively, with no unusual tools and readily available hardware.

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How to Pick the Best Bandsaw Blade for the Job

Posted by on Nov 21, 2014 in Woodworking |

A bandsaw allows you to saw boards, make veneers, rip lumber, make curved cuts and more. But these tasks are difficult without the right blade. Find out how to determine the best bandsaw blade for your job.

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Bench Hooks: A Woodworker’s Best Friend

Posted by on Nov 19, 2014 in Woodworking |

There are few jigs and fixtures you actually need to do great woodwork, and bench hooks absolutely crucial. Learn more about bench hooks and their many uses.

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Finishing a Tage Frid-Style Three-Legged Stool

Posted by on Nov 18, 2014 in Woodworking |

The Tage Frid-inspired three-legged stool is a challenging project that will stretch your woodworking skills. Learn how to trim the wedged tenons, do a final sanding and apply finish to this beautifully designed stool.

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How to Make a Wooden Box With a Sliding Lid

Posted by on Nov 15, 2014 in Woodworking |

The final step in our four-part dovetail box series is closing up the box. Learn how to make a snug sliding lid in just five steps.

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Hands On: Build Your Own Pump for a Wood Lathe Vacuum System

Posted by on Nov 14, 2014 in Woodworking |

A vacuum pump is the heart of a wood lathe vacuum system. Rather than buying a new, expensive pump, use these ideas to make your own specifically for vacuum chucking.

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