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Sharpening Woodturning Tools – Should You Hone Your Edges?

One of the great questions in woodturning is getting the tools sharp enough to work well. Sharpening a woodturning tool is different from the sharpening of most other tools in the workshop, but sharp edges are of course a must. While many of the edges in the woodworker’s arsenal are best sharpened to a razor edge and honed to ultimate cutting, wood turning tools seldom need this degree of sharpness.

Woodturners And The Chainsaw: Getting Wood For Turning

One of the great questions in wood turning is where to get the wood to mount on the lathe in the first place. It is quickly realized that buying prepared wood is both expensive and inefficient. Sooner or later, many woodturners move to the chainsaw to obtain their own wood blanks for turning.

Woodturners Make The Same Things Over And Over – Having Fun With The Familiar

There has begun a lot of interest in the woodturning world over the last few decades in making one of a kind items. While the thrill of turning a unique piece every time has a lot of appeal, there is also the satisfaction that comes of making familiar things time and again. In fact, many of the one of a kind are really the same old thing revisited.

Woodworking Projects For Beginners – Simple Ideas To Get You Started

Woodworking is a great way to learn patience, skill and craftsmanship. The best way to dive in is to look for woodworking projects for beginners because they guide you step-by-step through the process of building your first project. This article explores some option to get you off on the right foot.

Woodworking – Rule Number 1: Safety

It’s easy to get carried away, you have this new project in your head and you need to get on with it. When you rush into the workshop safety is the last thing on your mind.

The Perfect Hobby – How To Make Furniture

Making furniture by woodworking might be the perfect hobby for you if you are good with your hands. It is easier than you think to get started at woodworking and the results can be very rewarding.

Woodworks Projects

Beginners and experts to woodworks projects will realise that the best way to succeed, is to follow instructions, take things slowly and plan ahead. “Measure twice and cut once” as the saying goes. The more planning that you put into your project the more likely that you are to succeed. Below I have listed some helpful tips for both beginners and experts to help you create that woodwork master piece that you can be proud of.

Woodworking Skills For Marine Projects

If you take the time to look next time you are at a boat harbor, check out the supreme quality of woodwork used on marine craft, both in their construction and the marvelous finishing of the decks, railings and masts. The beautiful rich color of the timbers contrasted against the painted sterns looks magnificent.

Are You Ready For Any Woodworking Challenge Which Comes Your Way?

Have you received woodworking tools for Christmas every year from your kids? Also you have probably purchased a lot of woodworking tools yourself over the years and now you may have a very impressive selection. It usually takes many years to build such a woodworking tool collection so you wouldn’t want it to sit idle in your garage in boxes. Now could be the perfect time to spend a day or two in your garage, sorting out your tools and finding some empty space to work. Now is the right time to learn and master the woodworking skills.

How to Re-Felt a Pitched Shed Roof

A pitched shed roof is fairly straightforward to replace but it is much easier if you have someone to help. It’s not always easy to see where the damaged felt is but if water is leaking through then the bituminous felt may need replacing.

How You Can Build Small Woodworking Projects With Young Kids

Small woodworking projects are excellent projects for kids to learn both patience and how to work with their hands. This article explores what to look for when finding small woodworking projects for kids.

Woodworking Plans – Discover Why Simple Is The Best

If you have a passion for woodworking but totally new to it, you really should get hold of good woodworking plans. Some of these plans are given out free although I would recommend that you consider paying a little money for a really good plan. If this is your very first woodworking project try not to over complicate things.

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