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Upcoming Seminars

My Favorite Tools: Joinery Planes

Hosted by: Logan Wittmer

There’s a whole family of hand planes that allow you to create tight-fitting joinery for your projects. Unlock the secrets and techniques for working with these clever tools.

$14.95

Sharpening w/ Bench Stones

Hosted by: Steve Johnson

Hand tools work best only when they’re sharp. Learn about a method that uses simple gear to create and keep a keen edge.

$14.95

FREE Online Seminars

Tips for Setting Up a Workshop

Learn the details you need to get started in woodworking. Find out about choosing the right tools to suit your interests. How to create the right space to build great projects. Discover solutions to make the most of a small space.

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Master Your Chisels

These simple tools can help you build better projects.

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My Favorite Tools: Drill Press

Find out how to do so much more than drill holes.

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Tools & Tips for Measuring & Marking

With just a few tools, you can jumpstart your woodworking accuracy.

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My Favorite Tools: Band Saw

This might be the best power tool you can own.

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Fast Finishing Tips

It’s no mystery. Apply finish with confidence and gets top-notch results.

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Past Seminars

Must-Have Hand Planes

Hosted by: Logan Wittmer

Find out which planes you need, Learn how to use them well, Get smooth surfaces fast

$19.95

My Favorite Jigs

Hosted by: Phil Huber

Save time and money, Get more from your tools, Learn secrets of building great jigs

$19.95

Become a Better Designer

Hosted by: Dillon Baker

Find out how Woodsmith projects are designed, Learn how to design your own projects, Master skills for unlocking your creativity

$19.95

Woodsmith Shop Q&A

Hosted by: Phil Huber, Chris Fitch, Logan Wittmer

Hear from the cast of the TV show, Discover behind the scenes stories, Find out what’s coming up for next season

$19.95

How to Sharpen Your Tools

Hosted by: Phil Huber

Get sharp edges faster, Learn what gear you need, set up a sharpening station

$19.95

Better Plywood Projects

Hosted by: Phil Huber

Learn how to buy plywood, Make plywood panels look great, Cut plywood safely and easily

$19.95

How to Photograph Your Projects

Hosted by: Phil Huber

Make your projects look great, master lighting setups, better photos for social media

$19.95

Buying Guide for Table Saw Blades

Hosted by: Phil Huber

Three blades you need, Dado blade basics, all about thin kerf blades

$19.95

How to Buy Lumber

Hosted by: Phil Huber

Learn about lumber grading, know the terminology, smart ways to choose lumber

$19.95

My Favorite Cordless Tools

Hosted by: Bob Zimmerman

Make sense of batteries, tips for getting the most of your tools, tools woodworkers need

$19.95

Box Building Details

Hosted by: Phil Huber

Choose the right material, seamless joinery techniques, decorative details for top-notch results.

$19.95

Dust Collection Solutions

Hosted by: Dennis Volz

Pick the right equipment, all about hoses & pipes, tips for a cleaner shop

$19.95

Choosing a Table Saw

Hosted by: Vince Ancona

A table saw is a core tool for building projects. When you’re just getting started in woodworking, the options can be overwhelming. Discover the different types of saws, what they can do, what to look for in a table saw, and how to find a good used tool.

$19.95

Custom Finishes

Hosted by: Phil Huber

The right finish can help make your projects shine. You can learn to create one-of-a-kind looks by following a few simple finish recipes. This seminar highlights the secrets to success in applying finishes and keeping them looking their best.

$19.95

Top Router Jigs

Hosted by: Marc Hopkins

Take your router to the next level of performance. Build your own jigs to give your router new capabilities, increased safety, and extreme accuracy.

$19.95

Pen Turning Basics

Hosted by: Logan Wittmer

Making your own pen is a great way to learn the basics of turning and using a lathe. This seminar teaches the steps to make a pen. Find out about the tools and materials you need to be successful. Take part in the live event to get your questions answered by the experts.

$19.95

How to Tune Up a Hand Plane

Hosted by: Logan Wittmer

A hand plane is meant to create smooth, flat, and straight surfaces. If your plane isn’t up to snuff, these simple steps will get you on the right track in the shortest amount of time. A question and answer session gives you the chance to solve your hand plane questions.

$19.95

Straight, Flat, & Square - Stock Preparation

Hosted by: Todd Lambirth

Straight, flat, and square boards are easier to work with, can be glued together with fewer problems, and make for doors and drawer fronts that stay flat. Here’s a no-nonsense process to take your lumber from rough to ready.

$19.95

Smart Approach to Shop Safety

Hosted by: Chris Fitch

Woodworking should be fun. You won’t enjoy your time in the workshop if you’re injured. This seminar takes a whole-shop approach to safety from the gear you need to smart techniques for using power tools. Join the live seminar to ask your questions about shop safety and the best way to use your tools.

$19.95

All About Tool Bevels

Hosted by: Logan Wittmer

Top-performing tools need to be sharp, for sure. But how do you know what angle to sharpen them? Learn about bevel angles and how they affect sharpness, edge life, tearout, and specific tools. We’ll also discuss micro-bevels, back bevels, and bevel up vs. bevel down tools.

$19.95

My Favorite Tool: Miter Saw

Hosted by: Erich Lage

Dedicated DIYers and Contractors and makers in between all love miter saws. But this power tool is easily taken for granted. After taking this seminar, you’ll have a good handle on getting the best results.

$19.95

How to Take Care of Your Bits & Blades

Hosted by: Phil Huber

You expect router bits and table saw blades to work every time you power up a tool. The thing is these accessories could use a little love from time to time. This seminar provides you with a straightforward approach to keeping router bits and table saw blades in top shape.

$19.95

Working with Found Wood

Hosted by: Logan Wittmer

Salvage, rescued, barn boards, pallets. Woodworkers, DIYers, and makers find clever ways breathe new life into discarded and unwanted wood. You can learn the skills to rescue, clean up, and work with a variety of wood materials from this seminar. Join the live event for a dedicated Q&A session to find creative solutions to special pieces of wood you have.

$19.95

Designing for CNC

Hosted by: Chris Fitch

Far from push-button woodworking, CNC routers give you the chance to learn a new set of skills for building great projects. The focus of this seminar is to take your project ideas and make them ready for the CNC. Learn from project designers about drawing, software, and other solutions you need to get the best results. A question & answer session for live event attenders provides access to experienced help.

$19.95

My Favorite Tool: Router Table

Hosted by: Marc Hopkins

Take a handheld router, flip it over and attach it to a table and you have a totally new tool that opens the door to all kinds of possibilities. Learn about the techniques, bits, and skills to make cuts safely and accurately.

$19.95

Hand-Cut Dovetails

Hosted by: Logan Wittmer

Crisp, tight-fitting dovetails stand as a milestone for woodworking skill. Here’s a technique that shortens the learning curve and eliminates the intimidation. You’ll also find out about the right tools for getting the best results.

$19.95

Dowels, Biscuits & Dominos

Hosted by: Dillon Baker

Power tools allow you to create durable joinery details in a short amount of time. This class looks at three common approaches. You’ll learn the pros and cons of each one. And you can decide how to incorporate them in your shop.

$19.95

Three Ways to Make Mortises (or Tenons)

Hosted by: Marc Hopkins

Mortise & Tenon Joinery forms the basis of many woodworking projects. And there are several methods to making a solid joint. Here you’ll walk through some options and consider what goes into a long-lasting connection.

$19.95

Carving

Hosted by: Steve Johnson

Learn the basics of this traditional art. The tools are simple and the techniques easy to master. Find out from an expert carver about the different styles and how to get started. And best of all, you can carve almost anywhere.

$19.95

Logs to Lumber - Milling & Drying Lumber in a Home Shop

Hosted by: Logan Wittmer

Whether it’s rescuing a log from the firewood stack or getting trees milled into boards, you can save money and find great wood in unlikely places. Discover the steps to cutting, drying, and storing your haul.

$19.95

When to Splurge, when to save

Hosted by: Dillon Baker

Get the most out of your woodworking budget. It doesn’t take long to spend a lot on tools, materials, jigs, accessories, books, … You get the idea. Learn from experienced woodworkers about ways you can save money.

$19.95

My Favorite Tool: Hand Saws

Hosted by: Steve Johnson

A few hand saws allow you to improve your woodworking in so many ways. Learn about the different types of saws, what they do, and how to select which ones you should add to your shop. Then explore some essential skills to put them to work.

$19.95

Building Doors

Hosted by: Marc Hopkins

A sweetly swinging door is like a project within a project. No matter what size door you need to build, there are some steps you take to find success. Some of the topics covered include material selection, joinery choices, panel options, gluing & clamping.

$19.95

Turning

Hosted by: Logan Wittmer

Take a deep dive into a fun part of woodworking. Learn the essentials for creating a turning shop. Find out the tools you need and the skills to make the most of them. Then look at different types of turning from bowls and pens, to knobs and spindles.

$19.95

Building Drawers

Hosted by: Marc Hopkins

Finely crafted drawers slide smoothly and fit snugly. Getting to that point requires a full range of woodworking skill and planning. Learn how to build drawers right. We’ll look at joinery options, fitting, troubleshooting, and drawer slide choices.

$19.95

Solving Finishing Problems

Hosted by: Phil Huber

We all want a good-looing finish to match our projects. But stuff happens. We’ll look at finishing fixes to common application problems. Along the way, explore ways to revive old finishes, and help your projects look their best.

$19.95

My Favorite Tools: Table Saw Jigs

Hosted by: Phil Huber

?Unlock hidden potential in your table saw with a few shop-made, and commercial jigs. Create solid joinery, make accurate cuts, and increase safety with these devices you’ll turn to often.

$19.95

All About Japanese Hand Planes

Hosted by: Steve Johnson

Understand how Japanese planes differ from Western versions and how to take advantage of those characteristics to put them to use in your workshop.

$19.95

Strategies for Gluing & Clamping

Hosted by: Dillon Baker

Assembling a project is an exciting moment in the construction process. Learn how to use glue and apply clamps with shop-tested methods. Also, find out how to choose the right glue for you.

$19.95

Working with Templates & Patterns

Hosted by: Marc Hopkins

Whether you’re looking for proven approaches to making project parts, make multiple identical components, or easily recreate a project down the road, template and patterns can save the day.

$19.95

Top Cordless Tools

Hosted by: Chris Fitch

?Learn how to choose the right battery powered tools to help equip your workshop. Understand the different voltages and how to take care of your tools to make them last.

$19.95

Turning Custom Game Calls

Hosted by: Logan Wittmer

This one-hour workshop will give you a fun project to make with your lathe. Discover simple tools and accessories that will give you head start on getting great results.

$19.95

Band Saw Tune-Up & Troubleshooting

Hosted by: Todd Lambirth

A band saw is a critical part of a woodworking shop, but only if it’s set up right. Join us to find out the right steps to keep your saw in top-notch shape and making safe, accurate cuts.

$19.95

Hand Tool Restoration

Hosted by: Logan Wittmer


There’s a delight in finding a classic tool and bringing up to working shape. Here are proven solutions to common questions and items you’ll find with “rust hunting.”

$19.95

Quick & Easy Joinery

Hosted by: Dillon Baker

Most woodworking projects depend on making solid connections between project parts. This seminar offers solutions for making woodworking joints with speed and accuracy.

$19.95