Pyrography is one of the most amazing art forms because anyone can do it without spending a bunch of money. Even high-quality pyrography pens don’t have to cost a fortune. Perhaps one of the best reasons to explore pyrography is because you will always have something on hand that you can give to a friend, relative, or spouse when you suddenly realize a special event is coming up. There’s something so special about making a gift by hand, and having the right equipment is key to a beautiful finished product. While many people imagine a skilled woodburner sitting down with...
When it comes to “arts and crafts,” woodworking might be one of the more dangerous options, perhaps only second to forging swords. Like most things in life, accidents happen when woodworkers don’t take proper safety precautions. In today’s blog, we are going to go over some basic woodworking safety tips. These safety tips mainly concern working with machinery, such as power saws and lathes, but can be used for non-mechanical woodworking as well. Safety Tips For Using Woodworking Tools Have A Mentor Let’s say you’ve seen some cool woodturning videos on YouTube and you think, “That looks fun, I could...
When it comes to wood-based art, woodburning is one of the easiest to get into. Pretty much anybody can do it, you don’t need a big shed, there’s no need to buy an expensive lathe, and other than a few ashes, it hardly makes a mess. Whether you are a novice or an experienced woodburner, investing in a new woodburning kit is a great idea. Why Novices Need A Quality Woodburning Kit We’ll start this blog off by offering a few reasons why someone who has never dabbled in pyrography would benefit from a woodburning kit. But before we talk...
When it comes to wood art, woodburning is one of the easiest to get in to. It is an inexpensive hobby that doesn’t require large pieces of machinery like woodturning does, and woodcarving can be a little harder to get the hang of. For that reason, many novice woodworkers turn to wood burning. Long Island Woodworking Supply is thrilled to offer a wide range of essential woodburning tools from the best brands for experts and novices alike. If you have been woodburning for some time, the below information is likely old hat. However, if you are new to this craft,...
Here at Long Island Woodworking Supply, we have been woodturning for decades. We’ve seen and used just about every product on the market, and are committed to bringing the best of the best woodworking supplies to you other passionate artists. We supply the most popular woodworking tools and woodturning essentials from brands you love like Oneway and Colwood. In today’s blog post, we want to specifically talk about vacuum chucks. A vacuum chuck is pretty much what it sounds like. While jaw chucks for woodturning hold a piece in place using a set of strong jaws, vacuum chuck secures a...
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