I am interested in getting started with basic wood-work -- carpentry
as a hobby. Maybe I'll start with children's toys. I'd like to get an
overview of tools, work-place setup etc. Any quick crash-courses out
there? Any pointers will be appreciated.
On Mon, 24 Dec 2007 10:51:33 -0800 (PST), Kedar Mhaswade
There are all kinds of woodworking skills. You might consider a
bandsaw as a first tool--not too much space, lots of versatility,
reasonable in price, plus it will always be useful as your skills
improve. Perhaps the first project to build would be a sturdy
workbench--you will gain skills and have a very useful shop "tool"
when complete. Visit your local library for books.
Most colleges will have adult programs in woodworking taught in local high
school shops. There are also private woodworking schools if you have a fat
wad of cash because they are expensive. Also look for a local woodworking
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