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    • Category THE WORKSHOP
    • Category description All things workshop – workbenches, vises, shop furniture, storage systems, hardware bins, lumber racks, dust collection, shop lighting, ventilation, general shop safety, workshop design and organization.
    • Discussions 1687
    • Category TECHNIQUES
    • Category description How to get woodworking done – selecting lumber, jointing, planing, sawing, routing, joinery, shaping, molding, bending, veneering, lamination, scrolling, carving, sanding, scraping, smoothing, gluing, clamping, assembly, staining, finishing, and any other method you can think of.
    • Discussions 98
    • Category TOOLS
    • Category description New tools, old tools, power tools, hand tools, traditional tools, weird tools, homemade tools – how well tools work, how to make them work better, how to make them do more, where to purchase tools, what to look for when you buy, adding accessories, making jigs and fixtures.
    • Discussions 54
    • Category WOOD & MATERIALS
    • Category description The stuff we work with -- hardwoods, softwoods, sawyering, drying, salvaging, preserving, recycling, fasteners, hardware, clockworks, pen parts, luthiers’ supplies, plywood, sheet materials, ready-made parts and trim, veneer, laminates, abrasives, glue, and finishes.
    • Discussions 145
    • Category MAINTENANCE & REPAIR
    • Category description Keeping tools in good working order – alignment, adjustment, maintenance, sharpening, repair, restoration, substituting parts, upgrades, preventing and removing rust and corrosion.
    • Discussions 39
    • Category PROJECTS
    • Category description Designs for craftsmen and the results of craftsmanship – sketches, project plans, completed projects, furniture, built-ins, cabinetry, boxes, turnings, scrollwork, inlay, intarsia, carvings, finish carpentry, boats, airplanes, musical instruments, toys, outdoor structures, and anything else made from wood with precision and care.
    • Discussions 42
    • Category WC COMMUNITY
    • Category description News, observations, editorials, speculation, bragging, whoppers, good humor, good-natured complaints, good-natured rebuttals, good books, good videos, good web sites, testimonials, congratulations, birthday wishes, get well wishes, just plain good wishes, farewells, and tributes.
    • Discussions 52