How To Become A Woodworker If You Are A Hobbyist Or Want To Learn

How to become a woodworker? There are no formal qualifications required for you to become a woodworker. I would say that the number one requirement is that you have a love and passion for woodworking. Today woodworkers find employment in many different ways, the largest employers being large commercial manufacturing units. On the other end of the woodworking career spectrum are independent woodworkers who work for themselves and on contractual basis. There is a wide range of employment opportunities in between these 2 options and the choice you make will depend upon your interest, skill sets and experience.  Experience in […]

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Get a job? Or become an entrepreneur..

There are two kind of people in the income group. Ones that hold a job and others that run a business. Freelancers fall somewhere in between. It would incorrect to say that ones that hold a job are always completely satisfied and don’t wish that they wouldn’t start something on their own, and vice versa for the business people. But they rarely make the switch. A majority of them will not switch over because they know deep down that a self run business is not for them, or conversely, working for someone else. Each kind of work has it upsides […]

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Should you be learning something “new”?

Keeping a blog running and ensuring that it stays profitable has taught me one thing. You must keep learning new things.  This is nothing new and you might have heard it from a lot of people. A lot of people in different fields of work will tell you the same thing. They could not hope to be successful if they did not continue to learn and grow. I can vouch for this myself. When you run a blog, you have to live in an environment that shifts and changes. New technologies, social media platforms, advertisers keep coming up and you […]

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Why You Need To Start Believing In Yourself

Self limiting beliefs, that’s what I am talking about. A lot gets done if you just get up and do it. A lot can be achieved if you set out believing that you can. I know that you have heard or read words to this effect several times. But have you also contemplated on the words for a while? To check if, unknowingly and unwittingly, they apply to your status? It’s strange sometimes the things that we realise about ourselves, what’s holding us back, what we fear and why do and don’t do certain things. But we need to allow […]

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Can A Positive Mind Create A Better Life?

Alright. So this is me. All my life I have heard people say you have to be a positive person to have good things happen to you. It never made sense to me. And to be frank I found it impossible to be positive about many things. So what is it.. It is some kind of a secret of the universe for a good life? Many will tell you, think about the right things in the right way and they will come to you. The universe will offer it you, nothing less. They even have a word for it… manifestation. […]

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Are There Any Shortcuts To Success?

I come from a position where a lot of people ask me how I make a living working online and from home. A large number of them hold the view that working and making money online is something anyone can do. And when other things else do not work out for them or they want to supplement their incomes, they want to do it as well. Mostly when people ask me how I make money online, they seem to expect a quick answer. As if there is one little secret to it all. And if I reveal it to them, […]

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9 Great To Use Woodworking Joints (Image Instructions)

This post talks about some of the very popular woodworking joints that you are apt to use in your projects. But everyone knows that gluing is just as important part of joinery. So before we begin with the joints, here is a very useful tip regarding gluing two pieces of wood.  You know how the glue can spill and squeeze out of the joints with you press the wood pieces together, right? It can be difficult to remove and a potential hazard to your finish. Using this tip you can avoid this problem all together. Put the two pieces of […]

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5 Best Ways To Monetize A Blog

These are the top methods of making money from a blog. The first 2 methods are our favourite and a great mix for anyone looking to make a great income with their blog and website. 1) Using Contextual Ads There are many companies, networks and programs you can use to make money from your blog. And we will talk about them next. But the success of all and any of these monetisation methods depends on one thing, that is, the quality of your blog content. It doesn’t matter if it’s the written word, pictures or videos. As long as you […]

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How to Start Your Own Money Making Blog

When people ask me how they can start a blog (and I get asked this a lot) the first thing I’d like to tell them it’s this.  Forget about things like what domain name or which hosting service to use.. Forget about the great blog designs you see online.. Think of these thing first… What are you going to put on the blog… Do you have enough to create 20 good posts?… Will you be posting regularly once ever week or ten days for the next 6 months? What you make your blog about and the upkeep of it will […]

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12 Best Selling Wood Toys

This is a heady topic to tackle because when it comes to wooden toys, there are just so many great projects to choose from. And new ideas are born every day. Important Things To Keep In Mind   One of the first things that you need to tackle is the legal requirements for making anything for children under the age of 12 in the United States. There may be other legislations in place where you live, but in the US these laws are governed under the government body called the CPSC, Children’s Product Safety Commission. Every article manufactured for children […]

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