This step stool is an ideal first project for new woodworkers, and a Polish family favorite. Part Two will include a plan to download and step-by-step building instructions.
Regular cleaning extends the life of your saw blades and router bits and keeps them cutting at their best.
Make a beautiful hardwood knife holder in just a few hours with a full workshop or a minimal number of tools.
Accenting your work can make all the difference between "good" and "great." A traditional touch like flutes are aesthetically appealing, but can be difficult to pull off accurately. This post will show you how to make perfectly straight and parallel grooves, in particular, flutes.
How to construct a simple wooden spice jar rack for the beginning woodworker.
Learn how to properly sharpen a plane iron by first flattening the back side of the iron before diving into the honing process.
Dear Beginning Woodworker: While some of the following may seem obvious, they aren't... at least, not yet.
I used this garden tote project to introduce my daughter to woodworking, but it is a good first project for anyone young or old. Fill it with gardening tools, and it makes a great gift, too.
Learn how to build a pizza peel from wood found in the scrap bin in this brand-new Start Woodworking project.
A Taunton books editor helped compile a list of great books (and DVDs) for getting started in woodworking. What do you think? Any of these your favorites? Any books that you would add?
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