Dream it, Design it, Build it! This software allows you to edit, modify or even create your own woodworking plans. It will save you hundreds of dollars on “advice” that ends up not helping you at all.
Have you ever looked at a tree, then looked at your coffee table and wondered how that happens? Starting with the basic properties of wood and continuing on through machine use, joinery and finally the construction of your own piece of furniture, this introductory course will give you a thorough understanding of the principles of woodworking. …
The most fundamental skill that you will use over and over is cutting wood. Learn how to make those cuts perfect and square every time. Put this core concept into practice by making fun and easy Yard Dice with straight cuts.
With more than 30 years of experience in developing and producing CNC machine tool accessories, BENZ Incorporated is a leading tooling resource in the woodworking, composites and metalworking industries.
Whether you are installing a new hardwood floor, refinishing an old one, or just keeping your existing floor looking as good as new, Minwax® has a full range of products to make and keep your floors beautiful.
Known for superior quality saw plates and steel cores, Grasche USA has served the woodworking industry since 1979. In North America, Grasche exclusively represents Ceratizit’s revolutionary Chrome Carbide Inserts that last 2x longer than traditional inserts.
This simple and elegant planter bench project is ideal for the porch, patio, or pool. Filled with plants and flowers, it will define a corner of the porch or patio with style. Featuring all straight cuts and modular construction, the project allows the builder to decide what combination of planter boxes and connecting benches works
Like a gazebo or an arbor trellis, a footbridge is one of those garden structures that helps transform a plain backyard into a charming and livable outdoor space. Now doit-yourselfers with a weekend to spare can add a footbridge to their own yard or garden with these easy to follow footbridge plans. The proportions of this footbridge make
Examples of Bronze Age wood-carving include tree trunks worked into coffins from northern Germany and Denmark and wooden folding-chairs. The site of Fellbach-Schmieden in Germany has provided fine examples of wooden animal statues from the Iron Age. Wooden idols from the La Tène period are known from a sanctuary at the source of the Seine in France.
Some might expect to see a cordless drill on this list, but when we’re talking about basic power woodworking tools, a corded drill is more versatile and powerful. Sure, the cordless is, well, cordless, which makes it more portable, but corded drills are less expensive and can do more than a cordless drill. There are some options to consider when choosing a corded power drill, such as whether you want a 3/8-inch or 1/2-inch chuck, keyed or keyless chuck, straight drill or hammer drill, and so…MORE on. Learn all about these options (along with some suggestions on what to look for when shopping) in this article on corded power drills.
OutdoorGirl16196 from “Instructables” brings back a classic in this DIY wooden candy dispenser. She uses jelly beans, but honestly, any candy that is similarly sized will work (I’d use Skittles, or Reese’s Pieces).
This two-step stool requires a bit more measuring and construction time but is still easy to cut and put together with a jigsaw, level, and wood screws. Amp up your project with a good stain or a little paint. Get your measurements here.
Boring balustrades, bland balconies, and dismal decking are enough to depress virtually any homeowner. If you no longer enjoy your old, stale home decor and want to add a new sense of style along with a bit your own personality, then you need some woodworking tools. With a few basic hand tools, some wood, and some imagination, you can completely transform your home. Woodworking lathe tools allow you to create visual masterpieces. Craft new legs for your kitchen table and chairs to give the old furniture a new lease on life and replace the balustrades on your staircase with something more suited to your taste. The reliable sellers on eBay cater to those who can work magic with their hands by offering a huge range of woodworking tools. The inventory includes antique woodworking tools for collectors with an interest in history. These old planes, lathe tools, and saws look fabulous on display. Whether you want woodworking tools for your hobby, for home repair projects, or as collectors’ items, you can find the right tools for the job on the site.
For nearly 20 years, the Heritage School of Woodworking has successfully taught over 4,000 aspiring woodworkers the art of hand tool woodworking in our acclaimed workshops at the Ploughshare campus in Central Texas. The school began in 1995 with simple, one-day classes on joinery and hand tools. These small classes have now grown into a full-time hand tool woodworking school with over 30 different courses. Starting in 2014, the woodworking classes and workshops are now being offered online.
A good miter box & miter saw (a very large backsaw) will enable you to cut your wood to very accurate lengths, at accurate angles. This will especially save you a lot of time in trying to square your board ends when building boxes/tool chests. The long miter saw glides back and forth through a rigid saw frame.
Manufacturers of low angle pocket cutting machinery and assembly tables since 1985, the Castle, Inc. product line features 6 pocket cutters and assembly tables to accommodate sizing needs from the light user up to the professional production line.
The mission of the Fine Woodworking Department is to provide our students with opportunities for growth and development that set the foundation for life-long learning, academic achievement, and career accomplishment. We do this through three quality educational programs; traditional woodworking, advanced woodworking technology and lutherie. We encourage a passion for learning, through creativity, a commitment to excellence, and dedication to our students, and the communities we serve.
This box is great as a gift. It’s easy to make, using a dowel as a hinge pivot, so there’s no need to mortise for hinges and drill for screws–which saves tons of time. This box could be made with dovetailed corners, but this is the express version, with miters for the corners. While measurements
There really is an easy way to learn how to design wood furniture. You simply do not need to reinvent the wheel (or the chair) to learn how to design furniture. All you really need is a little inspiration. Our free download will guide you on a journey to designing your own wood furniture.
Take a look at our woodworking classes! We’re sure that you will find a class that will build your skills. Taking a class will also help you to create an heirloom-quality piece of furniture. If you have questions about which class to take, contact Lonnie Bird at 865-484-1145.
Begin by cutting off a 10-in. length of the board and setting it aside. Rip the remaining 38-in. board to 6 in. wide and cut five evenly spaced saw kerfs 5/8 in. deep along one face. Crosscut the slotted board into four 9-in. pieces and glue them into a block, being careful not to slop glue into the saw kerfs (you can clean them out with a knife before the glue dries). Saw a 15-degree angle on one end and screw the plywood piece under the angled end of the block.