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1. Create a basic woodworking setup

For your woodworking space, find out a simple setup. In order to begin woodworking, you do not need a fancy and costly workshop or garage.

2. Learn how to work with tape measure

You also need to make precise measurements and cuts with woodworking, and numbers such as 15 inches or 15 1/2 inches are never pretty even. Usually, it’s like 15 inches 5/8 or 15 inches 9/16. So, it is necessary to really know how to read a tape measure in its entirety.

3. Understand dimensions and different wood species

First, let’s begin with the fact that several different kinds of wood species are known as softwoods and hardwoods.
Oak, cedar, spruce, fir, etc. are softwood examples. Examples of hardwood include oak, walnut, maple, birch, cherry, mahogany and so on.
As each species has distinctive characteristics and traits, I might write an entire post on wood species.

4. Always use straight wood planks

Try to use the straightest boards you can find and avoid warped or bowed boards when it comes time to pick out the wood boards for your woodworking project. This might take a little picking and digging through the wood pile at the shop, but when you actually create, it will make a big difference and it will save you a lot of headaches!

5. Learn how to use basic woodworking tools

Today, there are so many cool resources available on the market and trying to buy them all and know how to use them can be very daunting as well as costly. You will be able to start building in no time once you learn the fundamentals of the most important tools and feel secure using some other new tools in the future.

So, watch a few online how-to videos and, most importantly, check your own equipment in the tool manual and safety guide. Then, go ahead and try the tool and start using it yourself!

6. Learn how to sand

Finally, it is super essential to prepare your wood surface correctly. When the time comes to dye, paint, or finish your wood, it will make a big difference.For wood surface preparation, there are a number of suggestions, but one of the most significant steps is to sand the wood.

This was an short introduction to Woodworking: Where to start. We recommend you to use this list and research its steps further to find out more about where to start in woodworking.

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