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woodworking

  • How to Not Split Wood While Hand Nailing

    Imagine working with some beautiful pieces of cherry or mahogany, and the project underway is almost done, and in hopes of finishing early for the day, you hammer a little faster…

  • Duplicating Antique Wood Moldings

    Carrie from Hawthorne Street shared with a great how-to for making replicas of antique moldings. One of the challenges of restoring an older home is finding original details or re-creating them.…

  • Lumberjocks Know Wood

    For the woodworkers out there we’ve found another great resource called Lumberjocks. Here you can post photos of your own projects and have other users view and discuss them. Such as…

  • Build It Yourself: Workbench

    This is a great Build-It-Yourself workbench. The designer of these plans spent a lot of time studying the features he liked and didn’t like about retail work benches and when it…

  • Work Glove Guidelines in the Workshop

    Toolcrib recommends wearing gloves while moving wood and materials into the workshop but when it comes time to use heavy machinery you must remove your gloves.OSHA concurs “Use gloves to protect…

  • Woodworking Clamps to Handle Any Job

    If they’re good enough for Norm I’m sure they will probably do the job in your home wood workshop. The K Body clamps from Bessey Tools are required for any serious…

  • Woodworking Projects to Finish in a Weekend

    We’ve found a great how-to guide for wood working called Lee’s Wood Projects that includes many wood working plans that are ambitious for the beginner but manageable by anyone with time…

  • Build a Workbench for $20

    Hammerzone has a great build-it-yourself workbench that can be made for under $20 and will be as sturdy as any bench you’ll find. You may want to check out the more…

  • Quatrefoil House Gates

    If you are looking for a new pattern for your door or entrance gate, check out these quatrefoil designs that are sophisticated and modern as well as an example of find…

  • Custom Carpenter

    Our free local fishwrap, AM New York, spotlights a local custom carpenter, Alan Moshe, who quit his day job at a tech-startup and now makes more money and has more business…