November 14, 2019
Jason Stephens has been having trees milled for more than a decade. In this article, he shares what to look for, how to dry the boards, and how to avoid pitfalls when having lumber milled.
November 12, 2019
The argument that “it’s just as easy” to work in fractional inches over metric is ludicrous
November 4, 2019
Michael Fortune demonstrates one of his favorite outdoor activities, using his sawmill to resaw wide veneers.
October 30, 2019
For Matt Cremona, milling lumber started as a side-hustle, but thanks to Craigslist and social media, it’s turned into a viable income.
October 29, 2019
Peter Follansbee gives a glimpse into his tool kit to show us what's there and why it's important
You’ll need at least one serious woodworking machine (a planer) to be able to buy rough lumber and turn it into smooth, flat boards. And you’ll soon want a jointer,…
October 22, 2019
There's a catch-22 when it comes to workbenches. Every woodworker needs a good one, but it is hard to build a traditional workbench without already having... you guessed it... a…
In this episode of Getting Started in Woodworking, we complete our workbench project by making the bench top from stacked sheets of MDF (medium-density fiberboard), attaching a traditional woodworking vise, and…
October 16, 2019
In this episode of Getting Started in Woodworking, the forth in our series on building an oak bookcase, we demonstrate how to cut accurate dadoes and rabbets with a router and a…
In this episode of Getting Started in Woodworking, the seventh in our series on building an oak bookcase, we cover the sanding process. This is typically the dreaded step in…
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