How to Become a Woodworker
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Are you a serious craftsperson who likes to work with your hands? Does the loud noise of power tools, clouds of floating dust, and creative freedom sounds like an ideal day’s work to you ? if the answer is yes , a career in woodworking may be for you.

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Published 09 March 2018
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Are you a serious craftsperson who likes to work with your hands? Does the loud noise of power tools, clouds of floating dust, and creative freedom sounds like an ideal days work to you ? if the answer is yes , a career in woodworking may be for you . Getting started in woodworking can seem like a daunting task, from the expense of wood working to determining the different type of wood, there is so much to learn . However woodworking isnt difficult, if you master woodworking basics, the rest will fall into place as you go along . -The basics of woodworking.  01- First of all : safety rulesWith sharp hand tools and unforgiving power tools . Woodworking can be a dangerous activity . by following some basics , though , you can considerably reduce the risk of injury . in order to be effective , these safety rules must be implemented every time . By committing to making safety a habit, you will be able to increase your enjoyment and lower the chance of injury (or worse) while woodworking.All of the rules are common-sense ideas, but failure to follow these rules will greatly increase the chance of injury when working with your tools . - Always wear safety equipment - Avoid drugs and alcohol - Disconnect power before blade changes . Click here to learn how to become a woodworker
 02- Top hand tools every woodworker needsBelow are the top 10 hand tools used by every woodworker would use for pretty much any woodworking project .
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Retractable tape measure Utility knife
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 Click here to learn how to be a woodworker03- Selecting lumber for your woodworking projects If you have spent any time in a home center or lumber yard recently, you know that there is a lot of sub-standard material available that may not be useable for a fine woodworking project. If you are allowed to pick through the stack to find suitable pieces of stock, how do you know which pieces to choose, among all of the warped, cupped, bowed, twisted and split boards? Here are some tips for selecting lumber for your woodworking projects. 04 -How to calculate board feet Hardwood boards and softwoods may look similar in shape and dimension, but they are sold using a completely different measuring system. Softwoods are typically sold in standard dimensions (such as a 2x4), whereas hardwoods are most often sold by the board foot. The calculation of board feet can seem confusing, but if you know how to calculate board feet accurately, you can guarantee that you're getting
your money's worth on every piece of hardwood you purchase.
The world of wood working is very vast and there is a lot to learn, learning the basics is a good way to start. But for those interested to learn more about woodworking. There is a Good course that would help you to be a great woodworker and able to build awesome wood projects .
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