WWGOA LIVE! January 2017

We had one little technical glitch, but overall the WWGOA Live went great. Thanks to those who joined us. Here’s what we covered. 0:45 Aspen cupped when sealed with water based finish 4:15 How smooth should tenons be? 7:13 Quartersawn four sides 13:46 Bandsaw box blanks 16:20 Reducing hose size on a shop vacuum 19:15

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In the Shop: Loom Sketches

Every once in a while we like to check in on the WWGOA editors to see what they’re up to in the shop. Here’s your chance to get to know the faces and personalities behind WWGOA and take a peek into their own worlds.

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! This October, 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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Meet the Woodworker: Paul Sellers

Q: What is your shop like? It’s simple enough. As 95% of my work is with hand tools the whole process is simplified. Though I have many hand tools I rely on only two or three dozen in the everyday of my work. Q: What are you currently working on? I am making a cherry

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Meet the Woodworker: Steve Good

Meet Steve Good, winner of the “Best Plans & Projects Blog” category in the 2016 WWGOA Blogger Awards! This October, 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, and now we’re thrilled

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In the Shop: Biscuit Jiggery

Every once in a while we like to check in on the WWGOA editors to see what they’re up to in the shop. Here’s your chance to get to know the faces and personalities behind WWGOA and take a peek into their own worlds. This month I’m making boxes. Lots of them. In my book,

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12 Woodworking Projects and Gift Ideas for the Kitchen

Much like wood shops, kitchens are full of tools and utensils. Why not customize some of them? You can build lots of useful items for your kitchen right in your own shop! These projects are great ideas for gifts too, who doesn’t like to receive something handmade? Kitchen Step Stool This is a quick and

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WWGOA Blogger Awards: Voting Begins Now

The nominations have been made and the tallies have been counted, so now it’s time to VOTE for your favorite blogger in the first ever WWGOA Blogger Awards! For the past two weeks, woodworkers have been nominating their favorite woodworking blogs in five different categories. The blogger with the most votes at the end of

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