Woodworking

The latest DIY ideas, techniques and tools for all kins of woodworking from carving and joinery to carpentry.

A Quick Tour Of a Pop-Up Backyard Woodshop

A Quick Tour Of a Pop-Up Backyard Woodshop

When we moved into a new home, I needed to create a woodshop with level space, good air flow, room for power tools, and most of all, protection from the elements. I determined it would need to be 200 square feet. Unfortunately, local zoning doesn’t allow for a shed that large, or even a covered […]

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This CNC Machine Uses The Sun Instead of a Laser

This CNC Machine Uses The Sun Instead of a Laser

We’ve all seen people goof around with a magnifying glass in the sun, but this project takes it to a new level. Cranktown City has uploaded this fantastically amusing project that is sure to impress. He built a cnc controlled engraving machine that uses the sun instead of a laser tube. As he explains in […]

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Fearless CNC

Fearless CNC

You might say that CNC is a stepchild in the digital fabrication family, not the friendliest or easiest tool to get to know in the makerspace. Yet CNC is not something that most makers should be afraid of. New software tools like Fusion 360 allow you to see in simulation what the CNC machine is […]

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Advanced Techniques For Prototyping With Wood

Advanced Techniques For Prototyping With Wood

Learn how to make curves, and other complex shapes

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Tips And Tricks For Basic Wooden Model Making

Tips And Tricks For Basic Wooden Model Making

Explore the basics of building models of wood

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Quick Look: Bob’s CNC Revolution Rotary Mill

Quick Look: Bob’s CNC Revolution Rotary Mill

If you’re into CNC, you’ve probably seen a 4th axis, or rotary axis on a machine before. This is usually an add-on to a machine, like an upgrade. Bob’s CNC has put out a desktop machine that cuts away everything else and just delivers on that rotary goodness with the Revolution. The concept of a […]

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Shop Tour: This Ingenious “Temporary” Woodshop is Made From a Carport Tent

Shop Tour: This Ingenious “Temporary” Woodshop is Made From a Carport Tent

A photo recently posted on social media showed what looked like a well-stocked workshop, with all the power tools and clamps we’d love to have in our own home garages. In that image, one aspect stood out uniquely: Rather than being set in a garage or basement, the shop occupied what appeared to be an […]

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