Woodworking Articles

Best Resources for Learning CAD

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Computer-aided design (CAD) software is for more than just creating designs, you can use it to modify, analyze and improve existing ones as well. CAD can improve the designer’s productivity as it makes it easier to produce high-quality designs, communicate through documentation, and it allows designers to compile what they’ve created into one location which can make for easier accessibility. …

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6 Router Bits for Household Projects

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Routers are fantastic tools to have, they let you drill, cut and make joints into the wood. You can make smooth edges, carve in nice designs – they’re a tool that you can get a lot of mileage out of and of course, the bit is what makes all of that wood cutting goodness happen. Without the bit, you’re not …

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Lighting Your Shop: 4 Things to Consider

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When it comes to working in your shop, having good lighting is essential. Not only does good lighting help you better see your work area, but it can also prevent accidents that can occur with poor lighting. If you’ve never picked out lighting, though, how are you supposed to know what the best lights are to meet your shop’s needs? …

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Top 5 Hand Soaps for Woodworkers

Top 5 Hand Soaps for Woodworkers

Cleanliness is one aspect of woodworking that is often overlooked, despite the fact that the regular cleaning of one’s hands and workspace is vital in preventing unnecessary injuries and ensuring the creation of a quality product. Woodworking requires the handling of chemicals and substances that shouldn’t remain on human skin for prolonged periods, and while gloves offer protection, they aren’t …

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The Best Accessible Routing Tools

The Best Accessible Routing Tools

Needing reasonable accommodations can’t and shouldn’t stop you from the wide world of routing. Accessible shop features and tools are mostly easy to come by – and even those designed for typically abled people can almost always be adapted to work for you. Routing is for everyone, and accessible routing is within reach. Whether you’re working on setting up a …

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How to Set Up Your Garage for Woodworking

How to Set Up Your Garage for Woodworking

You’re new to woodworking and have completed a few projects. You know that you want to continue to practice your craft, but there’s no room. So it’s time to set up a workshop where you can plan out and complete more complex pieces. Your garage is the perfect place to do it. But where to begin? In this article, we’ll …

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How to Choose the Right Power Saw

How to Choose the Right Power Saw

Just think how long projects must have taken in the days before the power saw! These days, there are more flavors of power saw than there are ice creams at the local Baskin Robbins. But how are you to know which one is best for your application? While we can’t go over every last variation of the power saw in …

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Reinventing the Circle: How Do You Cut Yours?

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Even though it seems like it should be a simple task, cutting a circle with a router is a lot trickier than most people think. There are a few different ways to get the job done, and the method that works best for one person may cause someone else nothing but frustration. If you’ve been struggling to create a good-looking …

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How to Sell Your Woodworking Items at a Craft Festival

How to Sell Your Woodworking Items at a Craft Festival

Woodworking is a fantastic hobby, but after a while, you’ll start filling up your garage and the rest of your house. Why not take some of your projects to a craft sale or festival to try earning money from your favorite pastime? If you’ve never sold anything at a craft festival, here are a few tips and tricks to make …

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Choosing the Right Gloves to Wear

Choosing the Right Gloves to Wear When Woodworking

High-speed power tools and splinters are two realities of woodworking that are not going to change any time soon. Safety is always a concern when working on projects, and keeping your hands safe is right up there with eye, ear and lung protection. So what makes a good pair of gloves for woodworking jobs? You might be surprised to learn …

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