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.

Turn Your Own Turning Tool Handles

Posted by on Dec 19, 2014 in Woodworking |

Turn your own handles for your turning tools and personalize them to your needs and style. Make them interchangeable by using ready made ferrules with set screws.

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Skill Building: Using a Shooting Board Part 2

Posted by on Dec 17, 2014 in Woodworking |

Learn the final steps for making a shooting board and how to use it for accurate angles and easy planing.

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How to Cut a Wood Circle With a Circle Cutting Jig

Posted by on Dec 16, 2014 in Woodworking | Comments

Don't be overwhelmed when it's time to cut a wood circle. You can always cut one freehand, but it's not the best option. What about a simple jig that makes great circles every time?

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Router Mortising: Plunge Routers and Bits

Posted by on Dec 13, 2014 in Woodworking |

Router mortising is very practical for small shop woodworking because it is efficient, produces great results and uses a highly versatile tool — the router. Learn about the type of router and bits you need for mortising.

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Turn a Wooden Scarf Ring and Pin Set for Christmas

Posted by on Dec 12, 2014 in Woodworking |

A turned scarf ring and pin make a unique accessory and great gift. Try making a set today to help you master basic tool control skills that are transferable to many other projects.

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Day 12 Is Here! Discover the Winner of a Lifetime of Craftsy Classes!

Posted by on Dec 12, 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

On the 12th and final day of the 12 Days of Craftsy, discover the winner of the biggest gift of the season: FREE Craftsy classes for a lifetime!

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