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Forum topic by flippedcracker posted 09-28-2011 07:24 PM 941 views 0 times favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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09-28-2011 07:24 PM

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I’m just getting into woodworking, and have been trying to consume all the info and knowledge i can find. Got any tips for additional resources? Thanks.

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#1 posted 09-28-2011 07:38 PM

Local library

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#2 posted 09-28-2011 07:39 PM

Believe it or not, youtube is a great resource. If you want to know how something is done, you will probably find several videos on it.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#3 posted 09-28-2011 07:42 PM

I hate referring to other forums within a forum. Just smacks me wrong. However I will give you a few pointers for places to look online other than forums…

Youtube., Marc is a member here, and I believe one of the contributors / writers for Wood Magazine, and has a fantastic site. His style is a bit funky, but he is easy to follow and a heck of a nice guy… has lots of goodies that are worth checking out.
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#4 posted 09-28-2011 07:51 PM

I would second Marc’s site very helpful…just watch the videos even if it’s not something you plan on making he will show you many different techniques. otherwise I check out youtube as well or there are 100s of great books out there. but hey if you need help with anything this site is the place to go.

-- If you can't fix it with a hammer, You've got an electrical problem.

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#5 posted 09-28-2011 07:58 PM

I like getting period reproduction books that go into builds in graphic detail. When I first started reading them, I’d get confused very quickly but over time, you get accustomed to the build process. This familiarized me with the terminology so I could have an semi-intelligent conversation with guys who knew more than me. Books were it for me.

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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