If you didn't know it, hand planes are an absolute must for woodworking. They are an absolute boon to have regardless of what power tools you use. Hand planes make common jobs easier in a workshop, and save you time and effort. As long as you take the time and practise to learn to them, these are the 3 must have hand planes you need to buy first for your woodworking workshop.
A table saw is one of the first major power tool a commercial woodworker buys. The advice most commonly given is to buy the best you can afford. Even so your new table saw might need a few checks to make sure there are no defects and a few tuneups to set it up for accurate cuts. Here are a few important checks as well as maintenance tips for your high utility power tool that will keep it delivering accurate cuts for a long time.
If you can understand the things that make a successful work from home setup, then you have be able to perform better. In this post we explore some of the common pitfalls of working at home and how to overcome them to boost creativity and productivity. The more efficiently you work, the better will be the fruits of labor.
Most creative people enjoy more than one creative pursuits. Clicking photographs is a popular and personally rewarding activity. But there is more to be gained from it than just personal satisfaction. If you follow certain guidelines, the same pictures you click for fun can become a side gig for an extra income online.
Discovering niche crafts to make is a great way to create a brand image and generate more sales. In this post we speak about how to how to make niche wood crafts that help you cut through the competition and generate more profit. There are simple enough ideas you can use to create some novel crafts of your own that help you stand out.
Selling is the key for any business. This is a comprehensive post on the subject of selling your woodworking projects. It touches on all aspects of promoting your woodcrafts online and offline. You will read about the various places you can sell as well as the marketing strategies you can use to reach more customers.
Pre Finishing your wood projects is one of the most time and energy saving tip you will come across. In this post we discuss why you should pre-finish your wood projects and the best technique to use for a flawless result.
In this post I will discuss how to keep your workshop free of wood dust and harmful chemical fumes. It is important for your health that you breath clean air in your workshop. Collecting dust also poses other hazards like making the floor slippery and jamming in your power tools, degrading them before time. Dust also, ultimately, will make the job of applying finishes more difficult.
Finishing is often the source of major trepidation for a woodworker. It is the last stage of a wood project and has the power to make all the hard go to waste if it goes wrong. The finish can also make your wood project shine, no puns intended. This is a post on the must supplies and tools you need in your workshop to put on an impeccable finish on your wood projects, every single time.
Birdhouses are more scientific projects than you might have thought. It takes everything from the right design, shape, size and even the height you mount it at to attract the birds. Different birds love different kinds of birdhouses. Here is your guide to make a birdhouse that our little flurry friends will love.