Online Workshop: Dovetails Hand Cut

Dovetail joints are the symbol of woodworking excellence. They require accuracy, precise cutting, and patience. To do them well is not a quick job, but it is well within the skills for any woodworker ready to take a challenge. Come learn how to hand cut dovetails as we make a small box project. Learn to […]

Online Workshop: Planes, Shaves, Scrapers

The hand plane, the spoke shave, and the scraper are three of the most valuable hand tools on your bench. Learn to tune and use these cutting tools and your woodworking will be transformed. It is as simple as that. My Online Workshop concept goes like this: For the first hour or so on Tuesday […]

Online Workshop: Inlay Secrets

Inlay is magic. It can transform a plain panel into a feast for the eye. Come and learn the secrets for placing inlay in your work. We’ll start with inlaying simple wooden dots and squares that can transform a board or draw the eye up with a curve. With drill press and band saw, we […]

Online Lecture: Sharpening

Learn sharpening techniques Sharpening improves your time at the bench. A dull tool is no fun to work with plus it’s dangerous. Watch as Master Woodworker, Gary Rogowski, turns blunt objects into precise cutting instruments. Sharp tools at your bench will make a huge difference in your work. Come and watch how to make your […]

Online Lecture Top 5 Machines

Which machines do you need to build furniture? You will be surprised that the table saw isn’t one of them. Discover which machines will save you time and give you the accuracy you need to make great pieces. Learn about the prominent features of these Top 5 machines and how to use them successfully. Machines […]

Online Lecture Milling Lumber: From Rough to Finish

Wood doesn’t come straight and square from the tree. It certainly does not come flat and square from the lumberyard. Milling your stock is the first job on the road to a successful project. It is the foundation on which you set your joinery. If you have unsquare, twisted or warped boards, it is very […]

Masterworks Craftsman Round Table

Tables like this one are great projects to build. Hone your woodworking skills making this beautiful and practical piece. This side table needs careful joinery lay-out, precise mortise and tenon construction and consistent shaping with router templates. You’ll get practice with a variety of hand and power tools as you band saw slot mortise and tenons and […]

Masterworks: Joinery Concentration on Mortise and Tenons

Joinery is a combination of accuracy plus patience. This week long seminar focuses exclusively on mortise and joinery skills. Learn methods, applications, and great techniques with the author of The Complete Illustrated Guide to Joinery. Discover how to design and lay-out joinery for a small foot stool using blind tenon joints. You’ll cut mortise using several […]