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Woodworking

Boost Your Efficiency with These Woodworking Tips

Woodworking requires one to work smart, not hard. This is a field where all the experts tend to have different sets of skills. Some excel in creating rustic pieces while others are good in crafting good furnishings. The following tips will help simplify your work. Sanding Simplified A person sanding woodwork for the first time Read the full article

Woodworking Project Helps Veterans Recover From Front Line Stress

A woodworking project is helping people recover from the stresses of being on the front line. The former veterans are creating their own rocking horses. Kevin Gray is one of the people who is creating his own rocking horses. He now suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder. Kevin stated that creating the rocking horse is making Read the full article

Enterprising Kansas Woodworkers Salvage Unwanted Trees

Landon Harness and Greg Anderson are all about repurposing old things. The two men, natives of the eastern Kansas town of Lawrence, have made a career out of rescuing unwanted objects and turning them into something useful. In 2015, the Black Hills Corporation decided that they wanted to demolish a dilapidated Quonset hut in Lawrence; Read the full article

Show off your woodworking wares at a Christkindl market

Many people who take up a hobby look for some way to make money off of it. The Etsy website is one great way to do this, but it is not the only way a person can do this. Christmas provides an opportunity for many amateur craftsmen to see if their works can be sold Read the full article

Georgia Woodworking and Hardware Store Helps Community Children Get Involved

It was Christmas in Kennesaw, GA on Saturday when local children played the role of Santa’s elves at a local business, Rockler Woodworking and Hardware.   The employees at Rockler’s hosted a kids day where children were able to meet Santa and construct their own wooden toys. Kits were provided by the store, and children Read the full article

A Woodworker Crafts Furniture from an Old Shipwreck

Many woodworkers are thrilled to use wood from special trees. For example, it is always a privilege to work with cherry, oak, or hickory. Other woodworkers love finding wood from old barns. However, have you ever stopped to think about working with wood from a shipwreck? That is exactly what one woodworker in Charlestown, Massachusetts Read the full article

Making the Switch to Hand Tools

It may not be as speedy or as precise as working with power tools, but woodworking with simple hand tools is quickly becoming a popular pastime. Hand tools have ridden the recent wave of new interest in traditional folk arts. Many craftsmen are choosing to toss their band saws and drill presses in favor of Read the full article

Woodcarving Traditions Run Deep in Maori Culture

While most cultures see woodcarving and carpentry as a hobby or a profession, members of New Zealand’s Maori tribes view these activities as a vital connection to their ancestors and their community. The art of woodworking is deeply ingrained in the fabric of Maori culture. Before Europeans arrived in New Zealand in the 18th century, Read the full article

Wordworking Fair Attracts Record Crowds in Ontario

Canada’s largest woodworking industry event launched Thursday at the International Centre in Mississauga. With over 5,000 attendees, the 2017 edition of the Woodworking Machinery and Supply Conference and Expo attracted 25% more participants than the earlier 2015 event. Over 200 companies were in attendance at the expo; they showed off many of their latest products, Read the full article

4 Essential Woodworking Tools

When you enter the creative world of woodworking, there’s quite a lot to learn. The hardest part is figuring out which tools you’ll need to stock in your garage. This article is for all beginner woodworkers. It discusses some of the very basic and versatile power tools a beginner will need to get started. 1. Read the full article