Latest Articles

Img 3429 294

Coloring books are no longer just child’s play. In fact, the trend of adult coloring books is a booming business these days. Woodcraft’s Marketing Director Liz Matheny recently took coloring to a new level by transferring a pattern to wood, and her results are gorgeous!


Read More >
Valentine%27sgifts

C’mon guys and gals, it’s time to get into the shop and create something special for that Valentine’s sweetheart in your life. When Tommy’s not on the set, or on the road, he’s in the shop making something special for Rachel. 

Read More >
Handcraftedgifts1

It will mean more to Mom if you make it from your heart and hands for Mother’s Day. Woodcraft has everything you can make Mom feel extra special with by creating that special gift in your woodshop!

Read More >
Cuttingboards4

Designing and creating cutting boards have never been so easy.  In addition to offering conventional square cutting board designs and products, Woodcraft has added new contoured design templates for you to make special shape boards for any occasion.  This is an idea that came from the heart of our Woodcraft product design guys, George Snyder and Ben Bice.  When they’re not at their desks, they can always be found in the woodshop, coming up with new innovative and fun ideas for you to make in your woodshop.  On top of that, they spend whatever spare time they have teaching and helping all of us at Woodcraft.

Read More >
Routingjuicegroove1

Various methods may be used in cutting a blood groove or juice channel in a cutting board.  Here is one way it can be done.  This cutting board was created with some exotic woods about 6 years ago and found in an attic.  At the time there were no handles or blood grooves cut into the board.   It found it’s way to my desk after handles were added with a request to add a juice channel for meat cutting.  It was decided to add the channel on one side only, leaving the opposite side for vegetable cutting use.

Read More >
Japanesetoolbox16

In our previous blog covering the introduction of Paulownia Woodwe had several inspirational examples by some very talented woodworkers.  In this follow-up blog, we will cover the “How-To” on building the Japanese-style Toolbox we showed you from that article with our product manager, George Snyder.  This ultra-feather weight wood is the key factor in using Paulownia for this build.  The box with shelves, weighs less than 8 lbs, making it an amazingly lightweight yet strong toolbox, despite loading it with various tools when completed.In our previous blog covering the introduction of Paulownia Wood, we had several inspirational examples by some very talented woodworkers.  In this follow-up blog, we will cover the “How-To” on building the Japanese-style Toolbox we showed you from that article with our product manager, George Snyder.  This ultra-feather weight wood is the key factor in using Paulownia for this build.  The box with shelves, weighs less than 8 lbs, making it an amazingly lightweight yet strong toolbox, despite loading it with various tools when completed.

Read More >
Cutting board thumb

Making a cutting board is an easy and fun project. It's a great project for learning how to use many common shop tools and accessories. This post will take you through everything you need to make beautiful cutting boards.

Read More >

At this point, both the inside of the hull and the inside of the deck are fiberglassed, and it’s time to put them together.  The outside seam is easy; the inside seam is another story.

Read More >
Fiberglassteam

Now that all the preparation has been done, it is finally time to fiberglass the hull.  There are two significant keys to this step. 

Read More >
Wires

I just reviewed my progress so far, and I have worked 37-1/2 hours.  Since I’m estimating at least 100 hours,  and if I’m on schedule, then I’m not even half way through yet. 

Read More >

Top of Page