Contents1 Early Days Before Power Tools…2 The Importance of Quality in Power Tools…3 Variable Power Tool Cost…4 Popular Brand Names…..5 An Array of Power Tool Types…6 All Important Safety… Early Days Before Power Tools… In the earlier days, woodworking was done with the tools that had to be manually run. Anyone using tools in their…Read more
Contents1 A Woodworking Bench Is Your Extra Pair Of Hands2 A Basic Method of Holding On Woodworking Benches: The Planing stop.3 Oldest Method Of Holding Workbenches, The Hold fast4 Hardpoints on woodworking benches.5 Gripping And Holding Work With Vices.6 Oldest Front Vice Used On Woodworking Benches: Leg Vice7 Shoulder vice.8 Hybrid vice9 Quick-action vice10 Patternmaker’s…Read more
Image by/from Bertrand from Paris, France Woodturning is the craft of using the wood lathe with hand-held tools to cut a shape that is symmetrical around the axis of rotation. Like the potter’s wheel, the wood lathe is a simple mechanism which can generate a variety of forms. The operator is known as a turner,…Read more
Is the lack of a woodworking class robbing students of more than the ability of making shavings and sawdust?
From 1880 classes and courses in the industrial arts such as woodworking, mechanics, drafting and printing, became a common educational right of passage for young students and stayed that way for the next century. By the end of the 1980s woodworking classes began to be removed from secondary curriculums. This was brought about by a…Read more
Contents1 Dream of Making Extra Money From Your Woodwork2 The Myth Of Perfection.3 It’s Never Quite Finished.4 Is There Money In A Woodworking Business?5 You Need New Skills.6 Test Your Market. Dream of Making Extra Money From Your Woodwork If you have been an avid woodworker for any length of time like most of us…Read more