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.


How to Set Up a Block Plane

Posted by on Jul 14, 2014 in Woodworking | Comments

A block plane is a useful tool to have in your workshop. Small and compact, it can do a number of tasks, from rounding off the corner of a board, fitting a joint or cleaning up end grain on a board. A block plane can be picked up very inexpensively on eBay or at a flea market. Wondering how to set one up? We show you here!

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Find Your Green Thumb With Craftsy Gardening Classes!

Posted by on Jul 11, 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

Craftsy is going green! Start explore a new hobby in the great outdoors with our fun, fresh online gardening classes. We're digging deep to bring you two new classes, bounteous with learning and discoveries, including a FREE mini-class. Read on to learn more!

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How to Make a Habit of Trying New Things

Posted by on Jul 11, 2014 in All, Cake Decorating, Crocheting, Drawing, Embroidery, Food & Cooking, Gardening, Jewelry Making, Knitting, Paper Crafts, Photography, Quilting, Sewing, Spinning, Weaving, Woodworking | Comments

Making the simple commitment to create something every day – big or small, basic or complicated – is a surefire way to ignite your imagination, feel adventurous and get seriously crafty.

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Making a Tage Frid-Style Stool: Start With the Seat

Posted by on Jul 11, 2014 in Woodworking | Comments

In this series, we'll show you how to make a Tage Frid-style three-legged stool, complete with angled dovetails, a mortise-and-tenon joint and lots of shaping. Let's get started with the seat, which includes the seat itself, a seat extension and the back. See how it comes together here...

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They’re Here! Introducing Online Woodworking Classes From Craftsy

Posted by on Jul 10, 2014 in All, Cake Decorating, Crocheting, Drawing, Embroidery, Fiber Arts and Felting, Food & Cooking, Gardening, Jewelry Making, Knitting, Paper Crafts, Photography, Quilting, Sewing, Spinning, Weaving, Woodworking |

After months of behind-the-scenes preparation, we're so excited to announce that Craftsy's woodworking classes have arrived! We've been so busy working with some of the world's best woodworking instructors to create accessible, affordable online education you can watch anytime, anywhere!

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12 Tips to Improve Shooting

Posted by on Jul 8, 2014 in All, Woodworking |

Shooting, like most seemingly simple craft techniques, depends for its success on subtle refinements along with practical solutions. Because this is such a valuable technique, let's take a closer look at the shooting board, tools and methods.

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