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Blogs about Woodworking

23 blogs about Woodworking.

  1. Accidental Woodworker
    The daily dribble from my workshop. By Ralph Boumenot. 🇺🇸 More info

    heat wave coming......
    I don't know where this is coming from because this isn't the first time the temps has been in the heat wave range this year. We have had several days in the 90's and almost …
    By Ralph Boumenot, 981 words
  2. The Apartment Woodworker
    Hand-tool Woodworking for the Urban Apartment-dweller. By James. 🇺🇸 More info

    Hope springs eternal, 2024 edition. JPG
    By The Apartment Woodworker, 7 words
  3. Building a Beg-Meil
    I’m building a boat – specifically François Vivier’s Beg-Meil design. And, I thought I’d document the process on this blog. By Karl Nelson. 🇺🇸 More info

    Finishing the spar bench
    Near the end of my last boat-related post, I described my plan for a “spar bench” – basically a really long flat surface that I can use to glue up the mast. The spar bench …
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  4. By Hand & Eye Online | Blog
    An on-line atelier (design studio) dedicated to help you unlock your potential as a builder or maker by honing your design skills. By George Walker, Jim Tolpin. 🇺🇸 More info

    Board Foot “Calculator”
    Old-school method for calculating linear ratios such as board footage. This particular example is from “Deane’s Doctrine of Naval Architecture” published in 1670. See the store page to download a free PDF that explains the …
    By Jim Tolpin, 39 words
  5. Chris Cid ∣ CJCid
    XD/AI strategist and inclusive designer. 🇯🇵 More info

    CJ Solid Kibera
    A wooden cooking spatula that’s balanced and comfortable to use. Hand‐carved wooden utensils is an area that I was looking to experiment with. Solid, natural wood are my preference because of their durability, safety, and …
    By Chris Cid, 170 words
  6. David Fisher, Carving Explorations | Blog
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    Cherry Chicken
    It reminds me of that old joke- you know, a guy walks into a psychiatrist’s office and says, hey doc, my brother’s crazy! He thinks he’s a chicken. Then the doc says, why don’t you …
    By Dave Fisher, 46 words
  7. The English Woodworker
    Woodworking blog & videos for the hand tool woodworker. By Richard Maguire. 🇬🇧 More info

    Which Saws Are Best For Ripping Thick Stuff? [Video]
    There’s a lot of choice when it comes to rip saws. And unfortunately options usually just make things more complicated.So hopefully the video above will help clear up some of the confusion around which saw …
    By Richard Maguire, 82 words
    Woodworking and other hobbies. By Vidar Fagerjord Harboe. 🇳🇴 More info

    The saw till
    It seems to be to-do list time in the shop, and the next item is a long overdue saw till. I want a simple design without many bells and whistles – just a rack for …
    By vidar, 753 words
  9. IBUILDIT Blog
    The idea is to chronicle, in words and pictures, the things I’m currently working on and my plans for future projects. By John Heisz. 🇨🇦 More info

    Making a Custom Ceiling with Lighting – Sunburst Pattern
    -Black Friday // Cyber Monday- MAKER’S MOB BIGGEST SALE EVER CLICK HERE This project proves that the best laid plans don’t always guarantee success. I did a lot of planning before I started, but still …
    By I Build It, 187 words
  10. Joel's Blog
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    Three Kinds of Chairs (Or Two) (Or Four)
    Early American Chairs including two "Brewster Chairs"You could argue that there are really two styles of chairs. Or should I accept that there are maybe three or four? I am envisioning a grouping of chair …
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  11. Joe's Wood Working Journey
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    Update on Tools I’m Using (been a while since I blogged) & later 2023/early 2024 Shop Layout
    When I started blogging again in 2020, I was using my work computer as my home computer was non-operational. Recently work appropriately increased security on the computers (which I fully endorse) so that I can …
    By HoningTheEdge, 826 words
  12. Journeyman's Journal
    This is a journal of the art of woodworking by hand. More info

    Traditional Tool Chest Part 30
    The lid is complete, now it’s a matter of placing hinges on it.
    By The Lost Scrolls of Handwork, 18 words
  13. The Literary Workshop Blog
    Making what I need with my hands. By Steve Schuler. 🇺🇸 More info

    A New Workbench, Part 4: Additions and Accessories
    You never really know what you need in a workbench until you build one and work at it for a while. For that reason, it’s always advantageous to make your initial design as simple as …
    By Steve S., 928 words
  14. Lost Art Press
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    ‘The Value of Nothing: A Play in Four Acts’
    Edwardian Hallstand, 2002. A spec piece in curly white oak, made in my workshop on a buffalo farm. The piece was later published in Fine Woodworking. Photo by Kendall Reeves, Spectrum Studio of Photography & …
    By fitz, 2,204 words
  15. The Off-grid Wood Butcher
    Making shavings from deep in the wood. By Lionel. More info

    On Pencil Sharpeners
    I am a great fan of pencils. I love to use them for marking but also to write and take note. The only thing that always annoyed me is pencil sharpeners.I always found very hard …
    By Off-grid Woodbutcher, 246 words
  16. Paul Sellers' Woodworking Blog
    A well-known amateur woodworker. Read his popular blog for hand tool woodworking tips, updates and project previews! 🇬🇧 More info

    My Two Best Planes
    It’s really a superb thing, simplicity. It’s not the same as nor is it anything like minimalism. Valuing simplicity is to dwell and thrive in the humility of being a maker. Politics and social standing …
    By Paul Sellers, 60 words
  17. Pegs and 'Tails
    Seventeenth- and eighteenth-century English and Irish furniture &c. By Jack Plane. More info

    Green Movement
    It looks like that Orson Cart has been playing with his caravan again. Jack Plane
    By Jack Plane, 17 words
  18. The Small Workshop
    shed building, hand tools, motorcycles and three wheeled vehicles. By Nick. 🇬🇧 More info

    Honda CT90 - posi-torque sub transmission
    Honda invented the posi-torque system in 1967 and used it on the CT90 range of the same year. This ingenious device had the effect of providing the bike with 4 additional hillclimbing gears in addition …
    By Nick, 1,215 words
  19. TimeTestedTools
    Vintage Tool Information - Hand Tool Restorations - Tool Collecting - Vintage Tools. 🇺🇸 More info

  20. The Valley Woodworker
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    The jack of all trade sliding compound miter saw. Evolution
    As part of my current hydroculture experiments, I am using a lot of PVC piping. And while it can be cut with regular woodworking tooling, it can be a bit brittle and crack or even …
    By Valley Woodworker, 895 words