Sort out your fun-life! Join local woodworking groups. Follow, friend and meet other woodworkers. Woodworking and a whole range of leisure activities.
Woodworking is the art or craft of making functional or decorative items from wood. Woodworking includes cabinet and furniture making, wood carving, joinery and carpentry. Wood carving is a form of woodworking which uses tools such as whittling knives, chisels and mallets to create sculptural objects. Joinery involves joining together pieces of wood to produce more complex items. Carpentry is the skilled trade of cutting, shaping and installing building materials during the construction of buildings.
If you like working with your hands and being lost in a project, woodworking can be a satisfying creative hobby using a wonderfully versatile natural material. Wood can be cut and shaped using simple, affordable tools - so it needn't be expensive. Whether you want to build furniture, tackle some home improvement projects, or make smaller decorative items, there are some great beginners guides to get you started.