• Myths About Woodworking

    Here at Long Island Woodworking Supply, we are proud to offer woodturning and woodburning tools and accessories to woodworkers all across the country. When many people think of woodworkers, they might imagine a Ron Swanson-type character, a grizzled man of the woods who enjoys making things by hand. However, you never know if that college student who always has his face in his phone is paying his tuition by making woodturned furniture, or if that millionaire in the big house down the road has a special room where she practices pyrography on the weekends. There is no right or wrong...

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  • Learn About Sharpening Your Woodturning Tools

    Let’s pretend it’s Thanksgiving. The turkey has been resting out of the oven while the mashed potatoes and green bean casserole are finishing. It’s finally time to carve the turkey, which is an all-important job that has been bestowed upon you. The whole family gathers around and watches as you press a knife into this beautiful golden bird. But, you forget to sharpen your knife! What should have been smooth, beautiful slices of turkey worthy of your niece's Instagram is now jagged, ugly slices. Thankfully, that’s the worst thing that happened when you forgot to sharpen your turkey carving knife!...

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  • Safety First: Important Safety Tips For Woodworkers

    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...

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