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Learn Woodworking Basics

Sometimes the toughest part of woodworking is simply getting started. Good news! The “Skill Builders” videos below will help you with some of the first steps toward getting your wood shop up and running, as well as maintaining some of the most common woodworking tools. Once you get the ball rolling, you’ll be ready to create with confidence!

How to Fix and Repair Dents in Wood
How to Change a Band Saw Blades
How to Clean Your Saw Blades 
How to Clean Paint Brushes
How to Change a Router Bit 
How to Change a Drill Bit
How To Fix Loose Screws
How to Remove Stripped Screws
How to Position Drill Bits Accurately
How to Align Your Table Saw Blade
How to Align Your Table Saw Fence
How to Coil and Store Band Saw Blades

Woodworking Basics Articles

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If you’re ready to learn more about woodworking techniques to help you get started building your own projects, Rockler classes can be an exciting step in the right direction. These in-store sessions have something to offer woodworkers of all skill and experience levels.

Woodworking Classes

Rockler woodworking classes combine lecture with a hands-on experience. In these classes, you’ll learn the fundamentals of specific woodworking skill.

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Make & Takes

In these DIY classes we'll tech you the skills, and you'll leave with a finished project you can proudly show off. No experience is necessary.

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