Woodworking is a fun activity which can be enjoyed by many people. There’s always a sense of accomplishment in completing a do-it-yourself project. For beginning woodworkers, it’s also a good idea to learn about the types of wood, tools, techniques, other supplies, and associations before undertaking a project. Here’s a beginner’s guide to woodworking:
Types of Wood
Furniture Wood Types: Excellent library of wood types covering maple, burl, figured, ash, birch, and much more.
Wood Types: Provides information on characteristics of various types of wood like tiger maples, reclaimed redwood, walnut, cherry, mahogany, and more.
Home Woodworking Projects
Allcrafts: A great resource center to find free home woodworking projects like quilt hanger, TV stand, coat rack, picture frame, and more.
Plans: Provides free plans for bench, bird feeder, book case, toy box, workbench, and more.
Woodworker’s Central: Come here to find the Woodworker’s Gazette, WWA Info Exchange, WoodSampler, and more.
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