These are some of my best and post popular woodworking posts so far. I write a lot on my site, and sometimes the best stuff gets pushed down before people have a chance to read and enjoy it. Here is some of my best work all in one place.
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My Best Woodworking Posts…so far
Woodworking has been a lifelong passion of mine, and the only thing I have ever done consistently for more than a couple years. Woodworking has always been what I return to, even when it’s to advance my other hobbies at the time.
After a very long time, hundreds of projects, and many more interests, I decided to combine my love of writing and my love of woodworking together. My site was born, and I really enjoy sharing my love of woodworking with anyone that cares to read about it.
The following are some of my best and most popular woodworking posts, and they will each show you something that can help you be a better woodworker. They are both my favorites and reader favorites, so please enjoy my best woodworking posts…so far…
50 Woodworking Tips
This is a free PDF that you can download, and it has a short list of 50 tips that can help any new woodworker. 50 Woodworking Tips is my effort to share about tip reading, which has been very helpful to me throughout my woodworking career.
19 Things I Wish I Knew When I Started Woodworking
19 Things I Wish I Knew is just that. These are 19 things that I really wish I could have started out as a woodworker already knowing. It would have made the process much easier in the beginning, and I would be farther along today had I known them.
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10 Step Guide to Wood Finishing
This is another free PDF that teaches you all about finishing wood. The 10 Step Guide breaks down hand applied finishes, and will get you on the right path to applying an excellent finish to your projects. If you are going to be a woodworker, you need to be a finisher too.
17 Worst Ways to Ruin Your Woodworking Project
Sometimes the best way to learn what to do is to learn what not to do. Knowing what to avoid is just as beneficial as learning what to encourage. This list of is from my personal experiences (read mistakes) and the 17 Worst Ways can help you learn without having to make the mistake yourself.
How to Buff Wood to a High Sheen
How to Buff Wood is an important article to read, especially if you are into making smaller projects. The “finish” that you can apply with a buffing wheel is incredible, and it’s super fast too. I waited far too long to start buffing wood, and now I use it all the time.
More From Westfarthing Woodworks
I give away the majority of my woodworking, wood finishing, and guitar making tips, but I also have several books if you want to take the next step.
You can see them in my Book Store, and they are all on Amazon.
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