I find magazines and their sites
to be great resources for woodworking. These and links to other print,
television and electronic media are included in the 15 links below.
For inspiration, I look to
This Old House
are great for home projects, often including woodworking. Definitely
geared toward the novice to average woodworker (like myself). No
hand-cut dovetails here, but plans are straightforward with attractive
results. Weekend Woodcrafts offers up the simplest plans that, not coincidentally, can often be
completed in a weekend.
Workbench and Woodsmith
are sister publications that I enjoy very much, with more of an emphasis on the
shop in the first two.
Popular Woodworking, Woodworker's Journal,
Wood are all helpful
resources through their excellent articles and they often have some
is unique in both content and format. My biggest gripe is that its large
size doesn't fit into my magazine holders :-) This magazine offers
general shop and woodworking advice with an emphasis on the commercial
side of the business.
Home Workshop For an emphasis on the home workshop, Canadian-style.
Woodworking Magazine Given the vast expanse of forests they have up there,
no surprise there's a magazine dedicated to our neighbors to the North.
Homebuilding Even if you're not building homes for a living, there'll
always be something in here for the woodworker.
Mechanics As a kid, I loved the futuristic technology
articles, dreaming of that not-too-distant future of moon bases and killer
attack subs. As a homeowner, I can also appreciate the DIY articles on
everything from gardening to tools to furniture making. Dive in.
of the Trade Targeted toward the commercial woodworker, this site reflects
the magazine's emphasis on everything tools: reviews, tests,
Again With each week's show, Bob Villa takes us through every
DIY-er's dream project.
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Television Everything about your home, and your garden, on TV.
New Yankee Workshop It's Norm 24/7, offering project plans, videos
and books for all of your learning needs.