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WWGOA’s Top 5 of 2019

As we near the end of 2019, WWGOA is looking back at what videos and articles our community has found most useful. We’ve rounded up our top 5 most popular videos and articles, picked by YOU. Read below to see the best of 2019.

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Ebonizing Wood

The next time you’re working on a project that calls for a dark, opaque accent that looks like ebony, try ebonizing wood for the right look. It’s a fairly simple process, but works better on some woods than others. Ebonizing wood is not the same thing as simply coloring wood with ebony stain. When you…

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10 Beautiful Woodworking Projects for the Home

In this project guide, you will find instructions for ten of our favorite home woodworking projects, all curated by Woodworkers Guild of America contributing editors. These handcrafted items will be sure to complement any home style and make excellent gift ideas. Implementing a variety of common woodworking techniques, these plans are suitable for many different…

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7 Must-Have Router Bit Types

Select from these router bit types for your next project. A router is one of the most versatile tools you can have in your shop, and there are MANY different router bits available. Here’s a guide to the seven bits I find most useful, and what I typically use them for. 1/8″ Round Over Bit.…

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Electrolysis Rust Removal

Ever get to an auction or flea market and stare lovingly, but in despair, at a hand plane that you’d love to own, but are going to pass on because it’s too rusty? There’s a solution for this problem. Electrolysis. It’s crazy cool, and easy to do. Here’s the overview; submerge the tool in a…

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9 Last-Minute Woodworking Gift Ideas

If you’re in need of a last minute gift idea, then put your woodworking talents to use and handcraft something valuable. For inspiration, we have compiled a collection of nine woodworking projects perfect for gifting when you don’t have a lot of time. These step-by-step demonstrations provide all the information you need to whip up…

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Meet the Woodworker: Charlie Kocourek

Meet Charlie Kocourek, winner of the “Best Furniture Making Blog” and “Best Cabinet Making Blog” categories in the 2016 WWGOA Blogger Awards! October 2016, WWGOA hosted a competition dedicated entirely to all those talented woodworkers out there who share their work with the blogosphere. We asked you to nominate and vote for your favorite bloggers,…

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