Inspirational

Woodworking: A Form of Therapy

Many people who do not divulge themselves into the art of woodworking think that it is just a job performed to make furniture, frames, statues, etc. Like many other forms of art, these people do not understand the time and patience that comes with ...

Start Them Young: Woodworking for Children 6-10

As children grow older, their desire to act like an adult increases. In addition, their hand/eye coordination improves. From ages 6 thru 10, you can introduce your children to more complex tools of woodworking. Of course, you know your children, and ...

Plan an April Vacation Around ‘The Woodworkers Show’ in Atlanta or Kansas City

Anyone who has enjoyed woodworking for hobby or trade realizes that similar to annual classic car round-ups or home and garden expos, woodworking shows offer the chance to socialize with other lovers of wood crafts, see the latest model power tools ...

An Abundance of Wood

We are blessed to live in a country with such an abundance of natural resources. One of the resources we woodworkers appreciate the most is the wide variety of wood available for the home craftsman, the artist and the home builder. While there are ...

Power Tool Care – Easy Fixes

How often have you seen someone throw a circular saw around or break and not repair something like the blade-guard pawl?  Have you ever seen someone continue to use a power tool with a badly torn up power cord and old tape dangling from the cord?  ...

Why Woodworking Is Good For Your Mental Health

If you're a wood worker, you know how enjoyable it is to plan, start, and finish a project. However, you may not have realized that you were actually helping to improve your mental health. Multiple studies have confirmed what carpenters and wood ...

Creating a Woodworkers Social Group

Woodworkers often live a lonely existence in their hobby. Puttering around in your woodworking area is, undoubtedly, a lot of fun for you. But doing it alone can be awful boring and frustrating. That's why you should consider creating your own ...

Time To Get Ready for the International Woodworking Fair in Atlanta

Well, 2015 is almost over and all the best woodworking shows have already come and gone. Hopefully you made it to quite a few this year: I got to as many as I could myself! There's just something so awesome about meeting up with fellow woodworkers, ...

Beginner’s Guide To Using Reclaimed Wood for Your Next Home Project

The Meaning of Reclaimed Any kind of lumber is "reclaimed" when it's taken from its original purpose and processed for another use. Most reclaimed lumber comes from timbers that were once old barns, warehouses, and other cabin-like structures. This ...

Add Old-Home Character With Reclaimed Wood

The Meaning of Reclaimed Any kind of lumber is reclaimed when it is taken from its original purpose and processed to be used for something else. Most reclaimed lumber comes from timbers that were once old barns, warehouses, and other cabin-like ...