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.

5 Woodworking Resources You Need to Know

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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Why Should You Join a Woodturning Guild?

Posted by on Sep 9, 2014 in Woodworking |

Local woodturning guilds are the key to learning skills that at one time was almost lost. By joining a guild you can learn far more than you can on your own through books and videos. The bonus is making friendships with folks who enjoy the same passion. Learn more about joining a guild here.

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Making a Tage Frid-Style Stool: How to Make a Wedged Tenon Joint in 5 Steps

Posted by on Sep 5, 2014 in Woodworking |

Learn how to make the wedged tenons for the Tage Frid-style three-legged stool in 5 steps. The traditional wedged tenon is not only strong but beautiful. Using exposed joinery is a great way to show off your woodworking skills.

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A Look at Shoulder Planes and Why You Need One

Posted by on Sep 1, 2014 in Woodworking |

A shoulder plane is a versatile tool that allows you to tweak joinery to produce precise fits that will raise the quality of your woodwork. Read on to learn about the different types of shoulder planes available, what to look for when choosing one, and how to use them.

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In Case You Missed It…August Highlights From the Craftsy Blog

Posted by on Aug 31, 2014 in All, Cake Decorating, Contests & Giveaways, Crocheting, Drawing, Embroidery, Events, Fiber Arts and Felting, Food & Cooking, Gardening, Jewelry Making, Knitting, Painting, Paper Crafts, Photography, Sewing, Spinning, Weaving, Woodworking |

See which blog posts readers loved most in August, plus some other fresh freebies you don't want to miss out on!

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