This week, the guitar gets prepped for finishing, and I show you the easiest wood inlay ever. Next, some important reasons to make your own tools, and tips for making a big cutting board. Finally, tips for making a kids step stool and another woodworking gallery. Enjoy.
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How to Make an Acoustic Guitar
In How to Make an Acoustic Guitar Part 35, you’ll learn how to prepare your guitar for finishing. This is one of the most important steps, and it should not be skipped through.
Every time you hand your handmade guitar to someone, they will tell you what they think about it. You want them pointing out good things, not scratches.
The final few hours you spend here in the prep stage are going to mean more than you might think. Let me show you how to get through it and have a great looking guitar in the end.
The Easiest Wood Inlay
In The Easiest Wood Inlay Ever, you’ll learn the secret behind the absolute simplest of all inlays, and you have probably already been doing half of the process already.
Inlay is scary in the beginning. You need to get one piece of wood to fit perfectly into another piece of wood, and there is always a problem that comes up.
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With this kind of inlay, it’s about as easy as it gets. On top of that, you have likely a lot of experience with the first half of the process already, so you’re already half way there.
Make Your Own Tools
In 15 Important Reasons to Make Your Own Tools, you’ll learn why tool making is the secret to the best start as a beginning woodworker.
This has been a mantra of mine for a very long time. As a new woodworker, you should make tools. Not only will you get more woodworking experience, but you will get new tools too! It’s a double win.
On top of those reasons, there are many more that I’ll share in the post, and by the end you will want to run out into your shop and start making a whole set of tools.
Making a Big Cutting Board
In 6 Huge Tips for Making a Big Cutting Board, you’ll learn several great ideas and some things to avoid when making an over sized cutting board.
Over sized cutting boards are super cool. They give you a lot of space, and they allow you to have the room to cook and prepare your food.
There are a few things to think about when you build, and I’ll save you from some of the bigger pitfalls that might come up. You’ll be happy you read it.
Tips for a Kids Step Stool
In 14 Best Tips for Making a Kids Step Stool, you’ll learn several tips, tricks, and ideas for making the absolute best kids step stool you could possibly make.
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This is a fun project, because you get to give it to a child. Making projects for kids is one of the most fun things you will ever do, and this is no exception.
The goal is to help you make the best stool you can on the first round, and knowing some of these tips and tricks will get you there quickly and easily.
In this week’s Woodworking Gallery there is a collection of pictures that have all been in the site, and I hope you get some woodworking motivation and inspiration from the set.
If you have any questions about the week, please Post a Question and I’ll be glad to answer them. Happy building.
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