Beginning Woodworking: A Primer

You've made the decision to begin the hobby of woodworking, or at least you have given the topic some thought.  Hopefully this article will give you some guidance and provide some thoughtful insight into your new hobby. This article should be viewed as a primer, to help steer you in the right direction and help you apply some critical thought to the subject.  You can choose to follow or not follow what I've … [Read more...]

Beginning Woodworking: Power Tools

The first and formost thing to keep in mind about using power and to a lesser extent hand tools is safety. You should read and follow all of the safety precautions that come with every tool that you buy.  Also, there are instructions, especially with the power tools on how to use them, it's a good idea too to read these as they will save you a lot of time in learning how to use them. If you buy the tools … [Read more...]