How To Make A Birdhouse That Birds Will Love To Nest In

Birdhouses are considered simple and loveable wood projects to make. However, there are some special things you need to keep in mind while building birdhouses. While this is true for every woodworking project, Bird houses are different because they are not about you, they are all about the birds. So while usually as a woodworker you are always encouraged to make every project your own, when it comes to building birdhouses any unwarranted change in design would probably mean that your small your furry friends do not end up making a home as intended. So here are a few things […]

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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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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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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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What Is a CNC Woodworking Router And How To Assemble One At Home

Should you buy a CNC router? Can you build one at home? What is CNC woodworking? CNC woodworking is an automated form of woodworking, where a machine cuts, shapes and engraves wood without any human interference, after the initial setup. The full form of CNC is “computer numeric control”. Don’t fret over how complicated that sounds, it basically means a machine controlled by a computer. The most common kind of a woodworking CNC machine is a CNC router. There are other kinds as well such as CNC drills and CNC lathes. The difference is that these machines are specifically designed […]

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20 High Selling Wood Crafts You Can Make With Just Hand Tools (With Plans)

Well, technically you can make any wood project with hand tools. But some just go faster than others. This is a list of hand tool woodworking projects that can be made with minimum fuss and time spent, and yet are very popular and high selling items. Simple Wooden Boxes. There is all kind of projects you can make here. Wooden boxes can be as simple or complicated to construct as you make them. The good news is that they are one of the best selling items in the category of simple wood crafts. In order to make your wooden boxes […]

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How To Recondition A Cordless Drill Battery

Your cordless drill can deliver good performance for many years if you use it and treat it with care. But your drill battery is likely to die out much before that, making your cordless drill virtually useless. But if you know the correct battery reconditioning methods, you can make the battery work like new for a really long time. Eventually all drill batteries lose their capacity to hold a charge and deliver optimal power. But reconditioning can revive and rejuvenate batteries that you thought were dead. What you have to do depends a lot on the chemistry of the battery. […]

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How To Convert A Garage Into A Woodshop

A great way to save on the cost of setting up a woodshop is starting from your own garage. Plus you will enjoy the convenience of working from home. With hard economic times, being able to do something for an earn extra money is great. Woodworking is one of the most loveable art and hobby that you can engage yourself in. And it can be a money maker too. Why You Should Start A Wood Shop From Your Garage There is high demand for good quality woodwork projects. These projects can range from toys to household furniture. One of limitations will […]

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The Best Battery Type For Cordless Power Tools

There are 3 major types of batteries you will find in your woodworking cordless tool. They are Li-ion, NiCd and NiMh. Different Kinds Of Cordless Tool Batteries Lithium-Ion (Li-ion) A modern, expensive woodworking cordless tool from a reputed manufacturer is most likely to have a Li-ion battery. Li-ion is the newest battery technology and the most advanced. While they too have their shortcomings, they have many advantages over the other 2 kinds of batteries. Here are some of the important features of Li-ion batteries.  [box type=”download”] Never buy another replacement battery. Learn an easy way how you can bring back […]

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How To Make Tool Batteries Last 3x Longer

Your power tool batteries will lose power gradually. That is bound to happen. Eventually you will have to throw out the lifeless battery from your cordless woodworking tool and get a new one. But there is a LOT you can do to increase the life of the battery. You can even make it last for the life of the tool itself if you are willing to take on restoring and refurbishing the battery. But that’s another topic. Never buy another replacement battery. Learn an easy way how you can bring back any battery back to life and have it working […]

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