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.


The Start of Something Wonderful: 13 New Online Craftsy Classes

Posted by on Oct 29, 2014 in Cake Decorating, Crocheting, Drawing, Food & Cooking, Painting, Paper Crafts, Photography, Quilting, Sewing, Spinning, Woodworking | Comments

Let's end October on a high note with incredible online learning! From quilting to cake decorating, you're sure to find the class to fit your creative aspirations.

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The Craftsy Android App Is HERE…and It’s FREE!

Posted by on Oct 27, 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

The wait is over! We’re so excited to announce that the Craftsy App for Android is live, and now, everything you love about Craftsy is available on the go! Enjoy unlimited access to high-quality classes with the world's best instructors, all from the your convenience of your Android device.

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Table Saw Buying Guide: Shopping For the Best Table Saw For You

Posted by on Oct 25, 2014 in Woodworking | Comments

Have you shopped for a table saw and felt overwhelmed at all the choices? Follow along as I break down the main categories of table saws and think through other considerations to narrow down the choices into a few options.

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Guide to Making and Fitting a Dovetail Box Bottom

Posted by on Oct 24, 2014 in Woodworking |

In this installment of our four-part series on making a dovetailed box, we'll show you step-by-step how to fix the dovetail box bottom with grooves.

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Woodworking Mistakes to Avoid When Designing Pieces

Posted by on Oct 21, 2014 in Woodworking |

Let's take a look at potential woodworking mistakes – and opportunities – in designing and developing pieces. These design issues are especially important in woodworking and many relate particularly to the wood itself. In an earlier post, I offered woodworking advice, urging woodworkers to take the effort, risk and time to actively design, so now let's look deeper.

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A Foolproof Method for Gluing Up a Three-Legged Stool

Posted by on Oct 19, 2014 in Woodworking |

We’ve come to the big moment in building our Tage Frid-inspired three-legged stool — putting it all together. All the parts are shaped and sanded to 150 grit. The wedges are ready. The challenging part of this process is that you have to glue up the legs, stretchers and seat all in one go and most of this glue-up happens upside down (the stool, not you!). Bring it on!

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