Family Woodworking

General Woodworking Area This is the place to discuss all things related to woodworking, including finishing, carpentry, shop tours, and more.

General Woodworking Q&A

Ask your woodworking questions here - get the answers, too!
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Flatwork Project Showcase

Share pictures and descriptions of your flatwork projects - complete or in progress.
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Finishing School

Got questions about finishing your woodworking projects? This is the place for answers.
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Carpentry and Construction

Building, or remodeling your house or shop? Let's talk about it here.
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Shop Tours

Show us pictures of your shop! From big to small, we want 'em all.
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Jigs and Fixtures

No, not dances and lighting...this forum is for discussing the shop accessories we build to make life easier and safer.
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Designs, Plans and Sketches

Here's the place to discuss design issues and ideas, show plans, and share other aspects of project planning.
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Tips and Tutorials

This is a special archive of earlier forum posts that offer great woodworking tips or tutorials.
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Giveaways, Contests, and Swaps

This is the place for all the free stuff, competitions, and gift-giving events at Family Woodworking.
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Group Builds

Join in on a Group Build, where members can share their experiences building projects simultaneously with a designated project leader there to help along the way.
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Carving

Post your carving projects and questions here.
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Tool and Equipment Area All about tools, old and new.

New Tools

Questions, evaluations, and Show & Tell for modern-day woodworking tools.
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Old Iron

Questions, evaluations, restorations, and Show & Tell for older machinery.
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Hot Deals

Tips on good sale prices.
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Handtool Haven Here is where the neander-types share info about working with handtools.

Neander Woodworking Q&A

Ask questions about working with handtools, and we'll try to answer them.
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Neander Tool Questions and Show & Tell

Got a question about handtools themselves, or want to show us your latest find? Here's the place.
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Handtool Project Showcase

Share pictures and descriptions of your handmade projects - complete or in progress.
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Lathe Land Welcome to the Abyss! If you're into woodturning, you know what we mean. If not, come on in...it'll only hurt a little bit.

General Woodturning Q&A

Got turning questions? We've probably got answers.
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Turning Tool Questions and Show & Tell

Questions, evaluations, and Show & Tell for woodturning tools.
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Lathe Project Showcase

Share pictures and descriptions of your turning projects - complete or in progress.
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Craftwork Corner Are you doing crafts other than woodworking? This is the place for questions, answers, and showing your finished work!

Quilting

Discuss and show off your quilting projects
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Pottery and Ceramics

Hand made pottery and ceramics
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Leatherwork

Into leather? This is the place for questions, conversation, and finished projects
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Stained Glass

Here's the forum for all your stained glass Q&A as well as pictures of finished projects
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Miscellaneous Crafts

This is a catch-all forum for discussion and photos of other craftwork that's not covered elsewhere
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Computer-Aided Equipment Area Are you into CNC, lasers, and other electronically-controlled tools? This is the place to be.

New Systems and Builds

Discussions about new CNC and laser systems, both purchased ones and shop-built ones.
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Programming, Troubleshooting, and Q&A

The title says it all. Come here to discuss programming issues, system troubleshooting, and for general questions and answers about computer-aided equipment.
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Computer-Aided Equipment Project Showcase

Show us all your latest CNC and laser projects here.
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Design Software A place for discussing software used in design and management of woodworking projects.

SketchUp

Discuss and ask questions related to SketchUp.
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Vectric

Discuss and ask questions related to Vectric software products
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Other Design Software

Discuss and ask questions related to design software used in woodworking.
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Safety & Accessibility A place to share your safety tips and ways to make our shops easier to use.

Safety Tips

A forum for sharing your safety tips and stories.
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Off Topic Area Here's where we talk about nearly anything under the sun, moon and stars.

Welcome and Introductions

New to the forum? Stop in here first to say howdy to the gang.
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Off Topic Discussion

Share all sorts of off-topic stuff here.
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All Things Musical

Share musical projects, music related links, and topics here.
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The Cook Shack

Made something good to eat? Got a Recipe? Got a Question? Grab a spot at the counter and let's talk about all things food.
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Classified Ads

Woodworking items for sale by members, for members.
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Site Questions and Test Posts

Use this forum to ask questions about using the forum software, and to try new things out.
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