Ever thought about having your child join you in your shop but don’t know where to begin? Glenn Palmieri offers a few good tips to keep in mind if you want to get your kids started in woodworking in this article published in the March edition of Wood News Online.
In honor of International Women’s Day, we’re sharing our Women in Woodworking Archives. This is a compilation of all of the past women we have featured in our Women in Woodworking column from Wood News Online, our monthly woodworking newsletter. This column was started by Anne Briggs, also known as Anne of All Trades. She […]
Welcome to “Tips From Sticks-In-The-Mud Woodshop.” I am a hobbyist who loves woodworking and writing for those who also love the craft. I have found some ways to accomplish tasks in the workshop that might be helpful to you, and I enjoy hearing your own problem-solving ideas. Please share them in the COMMENTS section of each […]
No Southern-fried Southern boy wants to be called a Yankee, but we share the characteristics of shrewdness and thrift. Thus, each month we include a money-saving tip. It’s OK if you call me “cheap.” The solution to the moving problem (from Tip #1) started with an almost-freebie. I got some free 3/4″ plywood I found […]
Mr. Organized likes to finish one thing before starting another. Mr. Organized also likes to clean his entire shop between projects. Mr. Organized’s mother used to say, “You’re old enough to know you can’t always have everything you want.” When I was working on the grandkids’ round picnic table, it took so long that I […]
As a continuation from last month, we are sharing Christopher Schwarz’s ‘Sharpen This’ series. In Part 2 of his series on sharpening, Chris discusses how there are many different methods and systems out there related to sharpening, but what you need to do as the woodworker is pick the one system/method that works for you […]
Resawing is the term for woodcutting that takes a board of a given thickness and slices it into two or more thinner boards. Though it can be done on a small scale on a tablesaw, the bandsaw is universally regarded as the go-to tool for resawing lumber. We recently stumbled across an old article from […]