A series of videos to help the beginner home woodworker get started and enjoy the craft of woodworking.

How to veneer a quartered burr panel

How to veneer a quartered burr panel

Posted by on Apr 25, 2018 in Videos for Beginners | No Comments

#5 in the series: ‘Notes for the home woodworker’.

Learn to veneer a quartered burr panel. Patch the veneer and joint using a shooting board.

Find out why a mirror is a very handy tool.

Why face side and face edges are so important in woodwork

Why face side and face edges are so important in woodwork

Posted by on Mar 14, 2018 in Video, Videos for Beginners | No Comments

#4 in the series: ‘Notes for the home woodworker’.

One of the most important learning points for good and great woodwork.

Establishing good face side and face edges and sound notation are vital to good work, here I explain why.

What to look for when buying second hand woodwork planes

What to look for when buying second hand woodwork planes

Posted by on Mar 11, 2018 in Video, Videos for Beginners | No Comments

#3 in the series: ‘Notes for the home woodworker’.

Guide to buying a good woodwork plane on Ebay or elsewhere and avoid the turkeys.

All about the Bailey pattern woodworking plane – taking apart and reassembly

All about the Bailey pattern woodworking plane – taking apart and reassembly

Posted by on Mar 7, 2018 in Video, Videos for Beginners | No Comments

#2 in the series ‘Notes for the home woodworker’

Understanding how a woodwork plane (my favourite hand tool) really works will help you to set your planes up correctly and use the right plane in the right way to get the best results in your home woodworking.

Woodwork toolkit for the beginner

Woodwork toolkit for the beginner

Posted by on Mar 6, 2018 in Video, Videos for Beginners | No Comments

#1 in the series: ‘Notes for the home woodworker’.

Video describing the recommended woodwork hand tool kit for the beginner wanting to go beyond DIY.

This is the first video in my new video series ‘Notes for the home woodworker’ which is aimed at the beginner and less experienced woodworker.