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.


Making a Tage Frid-Style Stool: Time to Drill Holes for the Legs

Posted by on Jul 22, 2014 in Woodworking |

With the seat, seat extension and their joinery ready to go, it’s time to focus on drilling holes for the legs of our Tage Frid-style three-legged stool. There are two major tasks to accomplish when making the seat: cutting 1” holes to join the legs and shaping the curve of the seat.

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How to Use a Plow Plane for Making Grooves

Posted by on Jul 21, 2014 in Woodworking |

A plow plane is one of the lesser known woodworking tools, which is a shame, because it is one of the most useful tools a woodworker can have. In this post, we'll show you how a plow plane works, and how you can use it to make grooves and rabbets for your woodworking project.

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Just In! Announcing Brand New Paper Crafts Classes From Craftsy

Posted by on Jul 19, 2014 in All, Cake Decorating, Crocheting, Drawing, Embroidery, Fiber Arts and Felting, Food & Cooking, Gardening, Jewelry Making, Knitting, Painting, Paper Crafts, Photography, Quilting, Sewing, Spinning, Weaving, Woodworking | Comments

You've waited long enough! On the heels of announcing new gardening classes and woodworking classes last week, we're thrilled to finally unveil brand new new paper crafts classes from Craftsy, including two completely FREE mini-classes. Without further adieu, here are the latest and greatest online classes in Craftsy's Paper Crafts catalog!

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Creative Escape Flash Sale! Enjoy Savings on Select Classes Now

Posted by on Jul 18, 2014 in All, Cake Decorating, Crocheting, Drawing, Embroidery, Events, Fiber Arts and Felting, Food & Cooking, Gardening, Jewelry Making, Knitting, Painting, Paper Crafts, Photography, Quilting, Sewing, Spinning, Weaving, Woodworking | Comments

Find your creative escape with limited time discounts on select online classes. You can dive head first into summer savings up to 50% off. But you better hurry! These class savings will be gone faster than a firefly!

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Wonderful Wood: Pear Wood

Posted by on Jul 18, 2014 in Woodworking |

Pear wood's delicate texture and quiet dignity make it a fascinating feature of a fine work in wood. Let's take a closer look at the unique characteristics of this special wood.

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Cannonball Into Summer Learning With 7 New Craftsy Classes

Posted by on Jul 16, 2014 in Cake Decorating, Drawing, Photography, Sewing, Weaving, Woodworking |

Come on in, the water's fine! With new online classes in sewing, cake decorating and more, there's no need for hesitation. Jump right — there are still so many discoveries to make as you explore your passion.

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