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 Make a Wooden Cutting Board in 7 Easy Steps

Posted by on Sep 20, 2014 in Woodworking |

A cutting board is a simple project with big bang for the buck. This cherry board has a glassy smooth surface that is a pleasure to you. Learn how to make this edge grain cutting board that lets the beauty of the wood come through and will last for years.

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Lumber Buying Guide: What to Expect at a Hardwood Lumberyard

Posted by on Sep 19, 2014 in Woodworking |

If you are new to woodworking, going to a hardwood lumberyard for the first time can be intimidating. Learn some terms and concepts about buying wood to get you started.

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How to Make Wooden Boxes With Dovetails, Part 1: Sizing and Marking

Posted by on Sep 16, 2014 in Woodworking |

In this first installment of a series on how to make custom wooden boxes with dovetails, discover useful tips for sizing and marking your wood.

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5 Woodworking Resources You Need to Know Of

Posted by on Sep 14, 2014 in Woodworking |

Truly skillful woodworking requires a good knowledge of wood in general but also of the particular species at hand. If you're looking for helpful woodworking resources on on virtually every species of wood that meets saw and chisel, you've come to the right place! We've rounded up our favorite woodworking resources, all authoritative, all free.

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How to Use a Router Plane (No Cord Required!)

Posted by on Sep 12, 2014 in Woodworking |

A router plane may not be an absolute necessity in the woodworker's tool chest, but it sure is handy to have one when the need arises. Join us for a look at some scenarios where you'll definitely be glad to have one.

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