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Welcome to WoodWorkingDads
Woodworking would easily be one of the best ways for you (and your children) to develop and enhance your hand-eye coordination. It’s also the best way for you to build exceptional life skills.
If you doubt any of this to be accurate, just think for a moment about the skills and time you need to understand how to use woodworking tools, make precise measurements and adjustments, and how to create masterpieces out of wood and some tools. All these are things that no one is born with, but mastering them makes you quite the exceptional human.
To ensure that we have many more exceptional humans around us, we created WoodworkingDads, a platform that allows dads interested in woodworking to learn the ropes of the trade, and for the pros, an opportunity to expand their knowledge and even learn new skills.
As mentioned above, there’s a lot that goes into woodworking. For this reason, we’ll start from the beginning by looking at the basics you need to be a remarkable woodworker.
Master the Art of WoodWorking
First, you need to identify and fit out an ideal space for your woodworking projects. Having a dedicated work space is integral to the success of this hobby, as well as for your safety and the safety of your loved ones. Remember, you only get better at woodworking by working with wood that’s why you need a dedicated wood working space.
The good news is that you don’t need a large space to get started, and you won’t need to worry about loud hammering and sawing noises coming from your work/ garden shed or the garage. If you are serious about this woodworking things, you could convert one of your interior rooms into a work space for your projects.
Tools of The Trade
Your work space is incomplete without your woodworking hand and power tools, so it’s time to go shopping. That said, woodworking tools are not cheapest tools on the market.
Fortunately, depending on your needs, there are a variety of tools available on the market that are affordable so you don’t have to break the bank. If you’re suffering from a severe case of choice paralysis, then be sure to check out our guides on some of the best hand and power tools you might need.
Next up is to build your woodworking bench, perhaps you could make this your first woodworking project. Luckily you don’t need to reinvent the wheel with our ultimate list of easy-to-build woodworking bench plans.
We try to keep our recommendations for woodworking plans, both functional, affordable, and simple. And to help you decide we’ve also reviewed some of the best plans for bed frames, dining tables, and other furniture.
There are a huge variety of often confusing woodworking saws both online and in your local hardware store. From table saws to Jigsaws to miter saws to hand saws to circular saws; there are plenty of options to choose from.
Ultimately, your saw choice is determined by your needs and the complexity of your woodworking project. Here you’ll learn about woodworking saws and find out some of the best woodworking saw stands.
From C-clamps to pipe clamps to F-Clamps to Handscrew clamps; there are plenty of woodworking clamps available and it’s easy to get confused. That’s why we decided to help you out with our definitive guides and reviews.
But we didn’t stop there, we also covered the best blades for woodworking and other essential tools including planes, routers, levels, drills, hammers, chisels etc.
So, if you’re looking for professional guidance on how to get started with woodworking or how to advance your skills, you are home. Think of our blog as your personal concierge in woodworking!