Now more than ever, people are finding themselves with a lot of time on their hands. Unfortunately, COVID-19 has made life a whole lot different for a large number of people. The good news? Many of us have more time to connect with the people we live with, more time to explore hobbies, and more time to develop our skills.

Of course, as woodworkers, it also presents an opportunity for a new project. At Long Island Woodworking Supply, we’re the online tool suppliers you can count on for whatever you need to bring that project to life. Whether you’re an avid craftsman who has been perfecting your art for many years or you’re just excited to take advantage of the time you have on your hands to do something with your hands, we can help.

Looking for some inspiration? We’re here to help. Keep reading to learn more, or contact us today if you have any questions!

Keep Moving

The most important thing you can do in these unprecedented times is to keep moving. Keep exploring your passion. Find ways to connect to the people you care about, whether that means video calls with family members or chatting with people in an online woodworking forum. Tackle a new project. Decide on a better layout for your shop. Watch woodworking videos on YouTube.

At the end of the day, no matter your circumstances, if you’re passionate about woodworking, it can be the vitally important thing that you get excited about even though times are tough.

What’s Next For You?

No matter your level of skill, the wonderful thing about working with wood is that there’s always something new to learn. Whether you consider it a blessing or a curse, there’s also probably something that needs to be done around the shop.

In other words, now is the perfect time to make some progress. For some, that will mean building new cabinets to house their tools. For others it could mean building their first workbench. Others still will be eager to try cutting their first dovetails by hand. Wherever you fall in that spectrum, our advice is to pick a project and go for it.

Don’t have exactly what you need and don’t want to go out? It’s easier than ever to order lumber online and have it shipped to your door. Of course, it’s also worth checking in with your favorite local hardwood dealer to see what your options are right now, because many are offering free delivery or curbside pickup. Will you get to pick out the exact pieces of lumber? Unfortunately not, but if there’s anything these times have taught us, it’s that there are more important things than perfection. Set your expectations accordingly, help out a business that might be struggling right now, and enjoy the process of making something with your own two hands. It doesn’t get much better than that!

Offering the Best Woodworking Tools and Equipment

At Long Island Woodworking Supply, we offer a variety of different items. As online tool suppliers, we pride ourselves on providing our customers with the best woodworking tools available on the market today. Whether you’re in the market for Timber Wolf bandsaw blades, Colwood burners, or Japanese woodworking tools, you’re sure to find something that you can’t live without in your shop. 

With fast shipping, knowledgeable customer service, and a great selection of items, you’re sure to find something to love at Long Island Woodworking Supply. Browse our online inventory and place your order today. Have a question? Don’t hesitate to get in touch! We’d love to chat with you.

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