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.


Spread Tidings of Good Cheer: The Big Black Friday Sale is Here!

Posted by on Nov 27, 2014 in Cake Decorating, Crocheting, Drawing, Embroidery, Food & Cooking, Gardening, Jewelry Making, Knitting, Painting, Paper Crafts, Photography, Quilting, Sewing, Spinning, Weaving, Woodworking |

'Tis the season to save! Avoid the shopping madness and unwrap HUGE savings on kits, fabric, classes & more with Craftsy's Black Friday Sale!

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Announcing the Winner of the #FantasticFoliage Contest!

Posted by on Nov 26, 2014 in Cake Decorating, Contests & Giveaways, Crocheting, Drawing, Embroidery, Food & Cooking, Gardening, Jewelry Making, Knitting, Painting, Paper Crafts, Photography, Quilting, Sewing, Spinning, Weaving, Woodworking | Comments

Are you a fan of fall? These leaf lovers created beautiful crafts for our #FantasticFoliage contest! Check out the the top submissions, including our impressive contest winner!

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Plumbing a Vacuum System for Your Wood Lathe: The Manifold

Posted by on Nov 26, 2014 in Woodworking | Comments

Building your own wood lathe system is even easier than you think. Check out these top tips for adding the final touches to your manifold.

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The Stress-Free, No-Contact Guide to Black Friday Shopping

Posted by on Nov 25, 2014 in Cake Decorating, Crocheting, Drawing, Embroidery, Food & Cooking, Gardening, Jewelry Making, Knitting, Painting, Paper Crafts, Photography, Quilting, Sewing, Spinning, Weaving, Woodworking |

Black Friday is regarded as the busiest and, sometimes, most brutal shopping day of the year. Here's how you can benefit from the bargains without ever leaving home (or the comfort of your PJs).

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Understanding Tools for Mortising by Hand

Posted by on Nov 25, 2014 in Woodworking |

To chop a mortise by hand, get the right tools and understand how they are designed to produce an accurate result. The mortise chisel and mortise gauge are key.

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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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