Before You Begin

Get some helpful advice and tips about woodworking to get the most out of building a project together.

  • Advice to the Adult Woodworker

    Follow these suggestions about working in a workshop with kids so they will enjoy the fun of woodworking together.
  • Glossary of Woodworking Terms

    Here's an explanation of some of the woodworking terms and words to help you get the best results with your building project.
  • Safety Practices

    Safety comes first and foremost so follow this advice for kids and adults about using tools and working around a workshop.
  • Fast Finishing Tips

    Follow these helpful hints to finish a woodworking project and you'll be proud to say I made it myself.
  • All About Tools

    Here's an explanation of the woodworking tools a parent and child can use to build things together with ease and precision.