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Best Woodworker Gifts Under 50 Dollars

Unique Woodworker Gifts Under $50

There are a surprising number of woodworker gifts under $50 that are not only useful but high enough quality to pass your woodworkers “good buy” reaction. In this gift giving guide you’ll discover: Professional-quality supplies that woodworkers use and always need Safety equipment that not all woodworkers may have Power tools and jigs under $50 to round out tools they might not own  Related Article: Stocking Stuffers for Woodworkers Woodworker Gifts Under $50 That Can Always Be Used One of

How to Learn Woodworking

How to Learn Woodworking in 12 Easy Steps

For those new to woodworking the learning curve can be daunting. While there is no one way on how to learn woodworking, there are a series of basic steps that will help start a hobby that can fuel a passion for decades. And while learning as you build is required, it is best to spend some time understanding the basics. Because learning woodworking is also learning what type of woodworking might be best for you. How to Learn Woodworking in

How to Make Money Woodworking
Making Money

How to Make Money Woodworking As a Hobby

Learning how to make money woodworking is tough. But it’s incredibly rewarding if you can make it work. How do I know? I’ve done it for many, many years. And the trick is woodworking is easy – making MONEY is the hard part. Look, anyone can do woodworking. But making money woodworking involves a long list of skills: Finding buyers Making what they want Then, selling the projects at a margin that you can justify your time Setting up a

How to Fix Warped Wood

DIY Guide: How to Fix Warped Wood

Too many projects either start with warped wood, or are built and then suffer from it. But, it is both preventable and fixable with the proper attention to WHY wood warps. In this article learn how to fix warped wood. You probably know this, but the #1 enemy of wood is moisture.  To combat moisture damaging wood requires a special drying process to ensure it is ready for use in woodworking projects, proper storage and maintaining the finished product in

retirement gifts for woodworkers

The Best Retirement Gifts for Woodworkers

The best retirement gifts for woodworkers can be easy to pick for new woodworkers. But downright frustrating for an experienced woodworker.  Because woodworkers tend to buy what they need, figuring out what they want is harder. Sure, you can always return what’s been purchased but it spoils the surprise and givers satisfaction in a tool they’ve chosen. In this guide learn about some top tools that even an experienced woodworker may not own. Retirement Gifts for Woodworkers 1. Waterproof work

Finish Carpentry Tools

Finish Carpentry Tools For Woodworking

When woodworking projects involve fitting perfect wood into an imperfect home having the right finish carpentry tools is a must. And, fortunately, these tools are useful for many other home woodworking jobs. Not sure what specialty tools for installing trim you’ll need? In this article learn about the best trim carpentry tools.


The Best Gifts for Woodworkers

The best gifts for woodworkers require understanding their skill, current tools and types of projects they own. Did you know most woodworkers don’t know about dozens of inexpensive products that make great gifts? Or, that woodworking gifts aren’t always tools. In this article learn what the best woodworker gifts are and how to make them as happy as their sander on Saturday morning.

Harbor Freight Wood Tools

A Woodworkers Guide to Harbor Freight Wood Tools

With over 1000 stores around the US it’s likely a Harbor Freight is within a hundred miles of you. And these stores offer budget friendly tools great for new woodworkers. In this article learn what Harbor Freight wood working tools are great finds and what you should consider buying elsewhere.

How to Glue Wood Panels

How to Glue Wood Panels

One of the easiest, but most feared tasks for new woodworkers is learning how to glue wood panels. Is the wood dry enough (or, why does that matter)? Do I need to alternate grains? What’s the best wood glue? How long does it need to dry? Learn how to properly glue wood panels in this guide.

How to Use a Dovetail Jig

How to Use A Dovetail Jig – 7 Tips And Tricks

Making dovetail drawers is easy once you conquer your fear of how to use a dovetail jig. In fact, many people have given up on this high quality drawer construction in fear of this simple jig. But, in this article we’ll show you seven tips on using a dovetail jig to help you master building dovetail drawers . I rarely take the easy way out when woodworking. In fact, I prefer to build four corner dovetail drawers over the standard