Courses

How to price your work

In this mini course we will look at one method for pricing up your work, we will start by showing a simple way to work out your hourly rate. We will then use this to calculate the product price before finally looking at the market to work out the final price we will charge out …

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How to make a keepsake box

In this course we look at a very simple keepsake box, this one boasts a very nice chalk paint finish with a contrasting oiled oak lid. A nice weekend project, this is offered as part of the YouTube bundle, and all of these videos are available over on the you tube channel. But they are …

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Router Table Build

In this course we build a router table, or to be more precise – a router table insert for the workbench. This could easily be modified for a stand alone solution. My build is based on products from one of our sponsors, Sauter Shop – but the principles are the same for any table build. …

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Make an MFT top

Hi All, In this course we look author to make an MFT top with the Trend MFT jig. This is a quick and simple,way to make an accurate grid of 20mm holes 92mm apart. This is offered as part of the YouTube bundle, and all of these videos are available over on the you tube …

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The Fusion reference library

This course is offered as part of free bonus content. You will need to be a registered user of The Woodgrafter site to access this content. Purchasing anything from The Woodgrafter makes you a registered user for life and gives you access to this free bonus content. This course is more a reference library that …

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Starting out in Fusion 360

This course is offered as part of free bonus content. You will need to be a registered user of The Woodgrafter site to access this content. Purchasing anything from The Woodgrafter makes you a registered user for life and gives you access to this free bonus content. In this course we look at using Fusion …

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The Bench Dog Kennel

In this course we build a simple wall mounted holder for the ever growing collection of Benchdogs. The project is made out of scrap oak and uses dado’s and sliding dovetails as the key joinery aspects. A line of oversized 20mm holes are drilled by using a simple 3d printed jig. This video if available …

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The Bobbin Sander

I recently purchased a bobbin sander from Axminster – the Trade AT152OVS to be exact. This is a classic design and similar to many makes in the market place today, in this YouTube-based video we look at the device, set it up and put it through its paces. All of these videos are available for …

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The Bandsaw course

I recently purchased a bandsaw from Axminster – the Craft AC2606B to be exact. This is classic design for a bandsaw and similar to many makes in the market place today, in this YouTube-based course we look at calibration and then use of the saw. All of these videos are available for free over on …

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The Woodgrafter Workbench

Traditionally a workbench has to do a few things very well, it has to be able to hold your wood so you can easily work on the face, the side and the end. It should also be solid and not move and be of sufficient height to allow you to work comfortably. Then along came …

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How to build a bookcase

In this course we have a look at the bookcase that you see at the back of the workshop. In reality it is more than a bookcase, four larger drawers using through and blind dovetails, two large cupboards with raised panel doors and the frame is held together using sliding dovetail joinery. An ambitious build …

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How to build a sysport

Storage is one of the biggest problems in the workshop, I decided some time ago (actually as part of the workshop design) I was going to use systainers as my primary storage solution. Partly due to the number of Festool products I own, but also in recognition that most quality tool manufacturers now ship in …

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The planer thicknesser course

The Planer thicknesses (or planer jointer) is an essential workshop tool if you are into milling your own stock, especially if like me you use rough cut timber. Perfect finish, perfect thickness ready for your joinery. In the course, we look at the combined device that most of us will have in our small workshop. …

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The power tools course

In this course we look at a variety of power tools, discuss what’s in my shop, introduce the tools, set them up, calibrate as required and show how to use them safetly. All of these videos are available free of charge over on the Woodgrafter YouTube channel but are offered here as part of the …

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End Grain Cutting Board

In this course we look at making an end grain cutting board, a deceptively complex build that will definitely develop your skills in laminated joinery. In this course you will learn Basics of the the design How to laminate the first panel How to break the first panel down to componenent parts How to glue …

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The Incra fence course

In this course we take a look at the Incra LS Positioner. We start by looking at the various kits available, before setting up and then putting it to use. In this course you will learn How to set up the fence How to improve the accuracy of the Festool MFT with this fence How …

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The MFT3 course

This short course looks at the Festool MFT 3 table and its accessories. In this course you will learn how to setup and then calibrate your MFT for accurate and repeatable work. I have also included some videos that look at improving the performance of the MFT through third party products. This is a collection …

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The Leigh DR4 Pro course

In this course we take a look at the Leigh DR4 Pro Dovetail Jig. We start by setting up the jig before using its many features. Although this course looks at the Leigh jig, the basic techniques are the same for any dovetails jig In theis course you will learn How to set up the …

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