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Forum topic by ellaloo posted 07-17-2013 09:01 AM 389 views 0 times favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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ellaloo

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07-17-2013 09:01 AM

is there any recommend for newby on woodwork? i am interested in it, but know little about it.

-- ellaloo www.melodyhome.com


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#1 posted 07-17-2013 12:48 PM

I think the best places to start are woodworking magazines and you can usually find a lot of back issues at the library. Books are sometimes really good but they usually focus on a small area. My favorites are Woodsmith, Fine Woodworking and Wood. It’s a great hobby, start slow with good plans and enjoy.
Mike

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#2 posted 07-17-2013 01:44 PM

I’m not much of a reader so when I got into woodworking, I started watching the Wood Whisperer podcast. He does some great work and teaches woodworking in a fun yet effective way. Here is the link:
http://www.thewoodwhisperer.com/videos/

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#3 posted 07-18-2013 07:28 AM

http://www.amazon.com/Complete-Woodworkers-Companion-Roger-Holmes/dp/0823008665

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#4 posted 07-18-2013 09:25 AM

thanks for all your replies.

-- ellaloo www.melodyhome.com

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#5 posted 07-18-2013 09:56 AM

The New Woodworker's Handbook by Tom Hintz. Written by a woodworker for a woodworker. Lots of good tips on how to setup shop, what each tool does, how to use them, joinery and technique tips, finishing tips, project ideas, and it’s very nicely illustrated. His website is excellent too.

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