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Teaching people about woodworking has been my passion for many years. Here you will find everything from tips and ideas, to projects and how-to guides. Anyone can learn woodworking, and I hope I can help you along the way.

13 myths about getting into woodworking

13 Myths About Getting Into Woodworking

This is 13 Myths About Getting Into Woodworking, and it's sad to say that many of these prevent a lot of people from trying...
discovering wood in a hardwood store

Discovering Wood in a Hardwood Store

It seems obvious that discovering wood in a hardwood store is something that would happen there, but there is more to it than it...
using wood from the home improvement store

Using Wood From the Home Improvement Store

Using wood from the home improvement store is one way that you can find wood to use as a new woodworker. This is one...
29 ways to maximize your woodworking shop layout

29 Ways to Maximize Your Woodworking Shop Layout

Are you working in a small shop? Need to maximize your woodworking shop layout so you can benefit from every last square inch? These...
9-important-things-to-put-in-your-woodworking-notebook

9 Important Things to Put In Your Woodworking Notebook

These are 9 Important Things to Put in Your Woodworking Notebook. These nine things will ensure that your notebook is filled with great ideas,...
a beginners guide to woodworking book how to help new woodworkers make better projects

A Beginners Guide to Woodworking

A Beginners Guide to Woodworking: Helping New Woodworkers Make Better Projects is my sixth book, and it's all about helping new woodworkers get the...
woodworking in small spaces

Woodworking in Small Spaces

Woodworking in small spaces like basements, apartments, or garages can be a challenge as a beginner. However, the size of the shop does not...
howto choose a woodworking project

How to Choose a Woodworking Project

How to choose a woodworking project will show you a proven way to select the right project, and increase the chances that you will...
what tools do i need to get started woodworking

What Tools do I Need to Get Started Woodworking?

What tools do I need to get started woodworking? This is a very common question from beginning woodworkers. The answer is pretty easy, and...
the best way to practice woodworking skills in a consequence free environment

The Best Way to Practice Woodworking Skills

The best way to practice woodworking skills is in a consequence free environment. When you practice this way, you remove all of the burdens...
My best woodworking posts

My Best Woodworking Posts…so far

These are some of my best and post popular woodworking posts so far. I write a lot on my site, and sometimes the best...
make and sell cutting boards

Make and Sell Cutting Boards

Every woodworker needs a side hustle to make some cash for new projects. You can make and sell cutting boards easily from the scraps...
how to make several boards look like one

How to Make Several Boards Look Like One

Sometimes when you are making a project, you need to make several boards look like one board. This is handy for making smaller tops,...
the secret to making string art

The Secret to Making String Art

This is the secret to making string art. If you want to know how to get your nails all lined up nicely, and how...
woodworking resolution

Woodworking Resolution For the New Year

It's the new year, and everyone is busy making resolutions to lose weight, quit smoking, and get into better shape. This year, how about...
woodworking mistakes

Woodworking Mistakes and Why They Are Good For You

Woodworking mistakes are actually good for you. A mistake gives you the opportunity to learn. This rarely happens when everything goes well. Yes, you...

You Don’t Want to be a Woodworker

What? You don't want to be a woodworker? Stick with me for a while and I promise that you will understand what I mean....
19 things I wish I knew about woodworking when I first started

19 Things I Wish I Knew When I Started Woodworking

If I could travel back in time and teach myself as a beginning woodworker all that I know today, I would be making things...
save money on wood glue

How to Save Money on Wood Glue

In this edition of the woodworking tip of the week, I will cover how to save money on wood glue. All woodworkers need wood...
safety glasses

Why I Wear Safety Glasses

I'm deaf in one ear, which is why I wear safety glasses. Stick around with me for a little longer and you will understand...