Strategies for Pricing Your Custom Woodworking

The topic of how to price your work comes up all over the woodworking forums. Everybody has a different opinion on how to go about it, and rarely are they sufficient. When I first started out building furniture, I was happy just to get a few … [Continue reading]

Stress Relieving Hobbies – Woodworking

In the last period of time, the popularity of people who have become involved in all types of DIY projects has grown considerably. A lot of programs or TV channels dedicated to this kind of projects have began to appear and continue to create quite … [Continue reading]

Woodturning: How to Use a Faceplate Safely

Woodturners tend to split the craft into two categories, spindle turning and faceplate turning. This refers to the orientation of the grain of the wood with respect to the bed of the lathe. Spindle grain runs parallel to the bed of the lathe and … [Continue reading]

Ipe for Woodworking Projects – Tips to Make Woodworking Easy

Are you looking for a sturdy kind of hardwood on your next masterpiece? Then you should totally try ipe for woodworking projects. Primarily grown in Brazil, ipe is sometimes called "ironwood" because of its unique density and strength. Try … [Continue reading]

Woodworking Basics – Mastering the Essentials of Craftsmanship – An Integrated Approach With Hand and Power tools

Woodworking Basics presents an approach to learning woodworking that has proven successful for hundreds of people who have taken the author's introductory course over the past 20 years. Peter Korn's method helps new woodworkers learn the right … [Continue reading]

What To Look For When Buying Lumber

Whether you are building a deck or you are simply creating something interesting for your home, one of the first things that you need to think about is your lumber. Buying good lumber is essential for any project, and you will discover that there … [Continue reading]

How to Personalise Your Walking Stick

Firstly and the most obvious is adding an engraved plaque on to a walking stick. Some walking sticks have a silver or brass collar which can be engraved or a larger area such as the handle. There is enough space on a collar to add a name, some … [Continue reading]