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Woodworking

A Woodworking Hobby Can Turn Into A Woodworking Profession

Woodworking is more than just a hobby. Woodworking can be big business. Those who currently engage in woodworking as a hobby may wish to think about exploring professional endeavors in the world of woodworking. A recent news item out of the great state of Connecticut reveals opportunities can and do exist for those with woodworking Read the full article

Midwest Woodworkers Is Bought by Woodcraft Supply

Woodcraft Supply has managed to eliminate some of its competition and make itself stronger in the process. That have just announced the purchase of a company called Midwest Woodworkers. It was founded almost four decades ago in Omaha and sells a wide variety of supplies and equipment that are related to woodworking. The Midwest Woodworkers Read the full article

How to Prevent Woodworking Hazards

A woodworking shop can be a very dangerous place if the proper precautions are not taken before you start working. It is very important that you are aware of all the potential risks so that you can set up your shop in such a way that it is safe for you to work in on Read the full article

Caring for Your Home’s Deck

If your home has its own deck, it can be an important part of living a fun outdoor life. After all, you probably spend a lot of time outdoors on the deck underneath the umbrella that you have out there. Keeping the deck looking its best can be difficult and costly, but it is crucial Read the full article

Jesse Shaw, Master Woodworker

It’s nice to have someone to admire in the woodworking world. If you currently don’t have a woodworking idol, you should take the time to check out Jesse Shaw of Watertown, MA. He is spectacular. One of Shaw’s first woodworking pieces was creating a custom bookshelf to fit snugly into a space with a curved Read the full article

Labor and Technology Changes in the North American Woodworking Industry

The woodworking industry in the United States and Canada is facing challenges related to its workforce and its adoption of technology. On one hand, American woodworking companies are enjoying the continuous and gradual economic recovery that has been unfolding over the last few years; on the other hand, Canadian companies are facing a shortage of Read the full article

Woodworking as a Path to Guidance in Life

A book titled “Zen and the Art of Woodworking” could easily be written. Anyone with skills in woodworking could easily find proverbial inner peace through creating unique items out of wood. Even someone with limited or little skill can gain many benefits from woodworking tasks. Learning the basics of woodworking really isn’t a chore. The Read the full article

Students Make Gifts for Veterans in Shop Class

Students who attend a suburban Pittsburgh high school have made a very nice gesture. They wanted to give something back to the brave men and women who have served in the United States armed forces. The students are part of a shop class at Kiski Area High School. They had the idea to make cases Read the full article

New Bamboo Beams Are an Eco-Friendly Building Solution

Old-growth deforestation is widely recognized as one of the most urgent environmental concerns currently facing the planet. The steady, centuries-long practice of culling large trees from tropic equatorial habitats has produced a noticeable deficit in these areas, with some countries retaining less than 20% of their original amount of forest covering.   This has had Read the full article

How Pinterest Is Changing the World of Woodworking

Doing your own woodworking projects can give you a sense of accomplishment and enable you to create something without spending a small fortune on it. Unfortunately, it can sometimes be difficult to feel inspired when doing a new project. This is where the site known as Pinterest comes in handy. Pinterest is a pinning website Read the full article