Tips & Techniques

Wooden Boat Plans – Build Your Own Boat

Building your own boat might actually be one of the more intimidating woodworking projects out there. Why? Because it will need to float and will need to keep you above water. Thousands and thousands of people have built their own wooden boats, ...

How to Cut a Dado – Do it the Right Way

Cutting a dado is a very common task in a lot of woodworking projects. What is a dado? It's basically just a word for cutting a channel, or a groove, into a piece of wood that another piece of wood will slot into. This is a great way to make ...

Cabinet Woodworking Plans For Your Next Project

When taking on a cabinet building project, there's a few tips that will help you from getting yourself into a tricky corner. Thinking ahead regarding a few of the aspects of cabinet building will help you keep the process efficient. Before you ...

Gluing Tips for Woodworking

Glue is a common adhesive used in many types of woodworking projects, and if your woodworking plans call for it, you'll need to use it. There are right and wrong ways to glue pieces of wood together, so make sure that you are using proper ...

Woodworking Plans for Kids

Hey, what's better than getting kids interested in creative and cognitive projects and hobbies like woodworking? Woodworking can be a great discipline builder for kids and it can teach them a lot of different technical things as well. ...

Tool Sharpening, How Much Is Enough?

Every tool that utilizes the purposes of a sharp edge will need to be sharpened, it's just a fact of life. Saw blades, knives, chain saws and so on, they all will become dull and lose effectiveness over time. Therefore, if you have tools, you ...

Begin a New Hobby With Simple Woodworking Projects

Woodworking is something that may give some people a feeling of dread. But it is easy to do with a bit of practice and is a relatively cheap past-time. Simple woodworking projects are available to help you feel comfortable with learning the ...

What Are Some Good Methods for Storing Wood?

If you are undertaking a woodworking project, you will probably need to store your wood somewhere, probably in your shop, for a period of time before you get going on your project. And actually, before we talk about a couple techniques for wood ...

Why Use Woodworking Plans?

Let's face it, if you are going to try to build something, it's always better to have clear direction right? Most people would agree. That is the idea behind using woodworking plans when taking on a woodworking project. Where can you get plans? ...

3 Invaluable Woodworking Tips For Beginners

In this article we are going to go over some important woodworking tips you'll want to know if you are going to take up woodworking as a hobby. Be sure to check out the resource box at the end of this article where you will find a link to a page ...