Woodworking

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

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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Skill Builder: What Wood Finishes Are The Most Eco Friendly?

Skill Builder: What Wood Finishes Are The Most Eco Friendly?

Study up on quality woodworking finishes that won’t destroy the world

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Reuse Hollow-core Doors To Make Plywood and More

Reuse Hollow-core Doors To Make Plywood and More

Reusing isn’t new, but items deliberately made from reclaimed materials have become statement pieces. The “upcycling” movement and rising interest in eco-conscious wares has given value to the valueless. Decrepit and dangerous barns once left to decompose are now painstakingly picked for profit. Even shipping pallets have earned a place as sought-after sources of wood. […]

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5 Ways Woodworkers Can Benefit From Designing In CAD

In principle there seems to be a vast difference between woodworking and 3D modeling. Woodworking uses manual tools and natural materials to create physical items that you can touch, feel, and use; 3D modeling uses computers and screens to make virtual designs that only exist in the digital realm. They can be seen as opposites, […]

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First Look: The Sienci Long Mill Benchtop CNC Router

First Look: The Sienci Long Mill Benchtop CNC Router

Benchtop CNC mills are a great entry point for poeple wanting to use the tools, but who also don’t have a massive shop or massive budget. We’ve seen a few over the years in this size range – under 4 foot by 4 foot. The Longmill by Sienci is a somewhat recent addition to the […]

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Caitlan’s Maker Chain Connects Over 60 WoodWorkers Around The World

Caitlan’s Maker Chain Connects Over 60 WoodWorkers Around The World

We just love a good community project that brings people together. This one was thought up by Catlan the Cat, who you might recall from her Maker Spotlight. Her idea was simple. She was going to publish dimensions of a single link in a chain, to be turned from wood. People all over could create […]

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