Not only is recycling your used wooden pallets helpful for the planet, but it can help you stay young in brain and body by encouraging you to learn new skills. You can also have great fun as a family working on wooden pallet recycling ideas.
Most forests are working forests. They are cut regularly for lumber production and other uses. Only 12.7% of the earth's forests are protected. Wood is carbon. Carbon volumes sequestered in the woods need to multiply to significantly contribute to global cooling. Without this, the carbon credit market is mostly wasted as a tool for significant global cooling. We still have time to save our forests.
Working as an arborist in Colorado, Ryan Baldwin saw an opportunity to salvage city trees destined for the dump into usable lumber for woodworking projects.
Make this unique mouse pad using natural materials - perfect for a Father's Day gift!
After seeing beautiful trees in Oregon going to waste, Seth Filippo realized the Pacific Northwest had a huge underutilized resource in urban wood.
Megan Offner of New York Heartwoods is salvaging downed and damaged city trees to redirect material from our waste stream, decrease greenhouse emissions, and fuel the demand for local wood products.
By managing his family's forestland with natural and environmentally friendly practices, Jim Birkemeier has created a sustainable forest model that is being taught and implemented all over the world.
By sawing his own lumber from fallen trees, Billy Reeder not only built his cabin debt-free on family land, he also built a new life — a deliberate life. A good life.
Dovetail joints that are hand made are a strong woodworking joint.
Here’s what to look for when purchasing a portable table saw for DIY building projects around your homestead.
The challenge of refurbishing an ingeniously designed 30-year-old combination woodworking machine was just to intriguing to resist. I found my Zinken MIA 6 on Craigslist, then proceeded to make all 5 functions work like new again.
A "how to" for building a hoop-style greenhouse using PVC pipe and plastic sheeting.
How a born and bred city boy came to leave Detroit, start a Tennessee homestead with his wife, and blog about it here.
Diamond sharpening stones make the work of sharpening chisels, plane blades and other edge tools go quickly and easily.
A first blog by sawmiller & long-time homesteader Dave Boyt. A little of my past history, and how I'm using my sawmill.
This machine adds creativity and detail to woodworking projects
This product is an ideal tool for woodworkers and log home builders.
When you're facing a tricky woodworking project, it's a good idea to build a mockup
Steve Maxwell, “Canada’s Handiest Man”, outlines some suggestions on how to become an expert carpenter who can work with wood anywhere.
Build your own 1960s-style wooden lawn chair and chaise lounge and put a little retro in your backyard.
Photo of the Day features a rustic wooden bench handcrafted by a reader. Be sure to submit your own photos to share your favorite moments with us and other readers. Maybe the next Photo of the Day will feature it!
Fine Woodworking Editor Asa Christiana shares his design for an easy-to-build workbench.
What type of flooring makes sense for a small woodworking shop? Check out these expert suggestions.
Learn the basics of woodworking with this book — or buy it for a young friend or family member with an interest in the hobby.