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Announcing the 2016 WWGOA Blogger Awards

WWGOA is pleased to announce our first ever competition dedicated entirely to all those talented woodworkers out there who share their work with the blogosphere. We’re so impressed by the incredible woodworking we see every day in the online community, and we want to find out who is the best of the best. The WWGOA…

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WWGOA LIVE! April 2017

No April Fools joke, we had a great LIVE event. Check it out, and I’m sure you’ll be impresses with the improvement in quality. Yeah, we had a few audio glitches, but overall we’re happy to announce things look and sound MUCH better.

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WWGOA LIVE! March 2020

We had a huge audience for the March LIVE Q&A. This month, George discussed miter saw and planer recommendations, organizing shop tools in a garage, cheap ways to start woodworking, and much more.

Easy Shop-Made Knobs

Custom Knobs Create a Warm and Personal Shop Jigs are everywhere in my workspace. Taper jigs, custom sleds and even fixtures for boring holes populate my shop in alarming numbers. Single use jigs are crude, but jigs made for the long-term get special treatment. While cast plastic polycarbonate knobs are available at woodworking stores, I…

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WWGOA LIVE! May 2020

This month, George provided biscuit joiner recommendations, discussed cordless tool brands, shared tips on how to store wood to prevent warping, and much more.

Spindle Turning Basics

Lathe turning can be lots of fun, but I know that some woodworkers are intimidated by the prospect of a piece of wood spinning against a tool at a high rpm. This article will help you overcome some of those concerns and, hopefully, help turn you on to turning. It’ll take you through safely mounting…

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Wood Turning Techniques 3-Download Set

3-Download Set: Wood Turning Techniques Learning to turn wood on a lathe is a skill many woodworkers look to master. For the novice woodworker, the thought of turning wood can be intimidating. Advanced woodworkers want new wisdom and tips from experienced turners to allow them to further their talents. Whether you’re just starting to turn,…

Lathe Project: Turn a Small Lidded Box

Turning a lidded box is a great lathe project. They make great gifts and are easy to create using basic turning skills. This woodworking class provides tips for hollowing the narrow, deep interior, creating decorative chatter on the lid and using a specialty chuck for the entire turning process. Look for a chuck on which…

Wood Turning Techniques 3-DVD Set

3-DVD Set: Wood Turning Techniques Learning to turn wood on a lathe is a skill many woodworkers look to master. For the novice woodworker, the thought of turning wood can be intimidating. Advanced woodworkers want new wisdom and tips from experienced turners to allow them to further their talents. Whether you’re just starting to turn,…

Wood Turning Techniques 3-Video Set (DVD + Download)

3-Video Set: Wood Turning Techniques (DVD + Download) Learning to turn wood on a lathe is a skill many woodworkers look to master. For the novice woodworker, the thought of turning wood can be intimidating. Advanced woodworkers want new wisdom and tips from experienced turners to allow them to further their talents. Whether you’re just…