How to Choose a Sharpening System You Will Actually Use
If you don't use your sharpening tools, you might as well not have them at all. Here is how to avoid that problem and actually have sharp tools to use in your woodworking shop.
13 Great Tips for Using a Wood Scraper
As a new woodworker, the cabinet scraper is a game changer. Get used to using this awesome and inexpensive tool early on, and you will save yourself thousands in sandpaper over a lifetime.
How to Finish Wood with Tru-Oil | Westfarthing Woodworks
Tru-Oil from Birchwood Casey is my absolute favorite wood finish. Not only does it enhance the natural beauty of wood, but it is also extremely easy to apply.
How to Pick the Right Beginner Woodworking Project | Westfarthing Woodworks
This is how to pick the right beginner woodworking project. It can be hard to pick a project that is perfect for a beginner. There are a lot of ways to go,
Woodworking For Beginners Part 2
This is a section from A Beginners Guide to Woodworking: Helping New Woodworkers Make Better Projects, which is available on Amazon. Over the next month…
10 Woodworking Lessons I learned in India
This is 10 Woodworking Lessons I Learned in India. I was fortunate enough to travel to India to visit a company that makes wooden jewelry from a specially
20 Easy DIY Woodworking Projects With Tutorials
Are you looking for easy DIY woodworking projects? Well, you are in luck because here are 20 great projects with complete tutorials that you can start making
How to Mix Shellac Flakes With Mixing Chart
This is How to Mix Shellac Flakes With a Mixing Chart. Shellac is a really fun woodworking finish that you can mix yourself. I’ll show you just how to do
The Myth That Woodworking Tools are Dangerous | Westfarthing Woodworks
Woodworking tools aren't dangerous, you are, and that's both the problem and the solution all in one. Happy building.
Why You Should be Using Brad Point Drill Bits
Brad point drill bits are a game changer, and they are a very useful type of drill to have in your shop if you are making larger diameter holes. This guide will show you why.
How to Remove a Stripped Allen Screw
This is How to Remove a Stripped Allen Screw, the super simple way to get a stripped bolt out of your way and get back to your project. I’ll show you exactly
The Secret to Making String Art | Westfarthing Woodworks
This is the best kept secret for making string art with nails that stand perfectly straight. There is also a tutorial for a string art heart to get you started. Enjoy.
11 Killer Tips for Using a Wood Planer in Your Shop
The wood planer is the secret weapon in a lot of shops, but for beginners it might not look super useful at first. I'll show you why it's really a great tool to have.Happy building.