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Willie Sandry

Willie Sandry is a Freelance Writer for all the major woodworking magazines, woodworker, crafter and upholsterer. He likes honestly built furniture that shows its true structure. He prefers strong, well-engineered joinery that will last for years to come. "From dabbling with my own small-scale lumber kiln, to milling and joinery, I enjoy every facet of the design and construction process." Find him on his YouTube Channel, The Thoughtful Woodworker
The Basics to Cabinet Making
By Willie Sandry on November 16, 2022

Rabbets RuleIn the world of cabinetry, there’s no quicker or easier joint than a rabbet. Cabinet makers rely on them as a bread and butter joint used...

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Choosing The Correct Dust Collector
By Willie Sandry on November 9, 2022

If you have any serious woodworking to do, you’ll need an efficient dust collector to keep up with all those chips. But deciding on which model dust...

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Jigs and Mods To Get the Most Out Of Your Tools
By Willie Sandry on October 26, 2022

Having the right tool is great when starting a woodworking project, but having the right tool and perfect set up is even better.

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Making A Modern House Address Plaque From Scratch
By Willie Sandry on October 19, 2022

Looking for weekend project that will add to your homes curb appeal? This home address DIY plaque project will do just that.To get started with this...

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Quick Breakdown On Why You Need A Laguna Jointer
By Willie Sandry on October 12, 2022

Woodworking jointers are one of those tools you didn't know you needed, until you have it. A jointer is the machine of choice to use when in need to...

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The Duality of Woodworking Tools
By Willie Sandry on October 5, 2022

The nice thing about having a well-equipped woodworking shop is the versatility of the tools at your disposal. In my shop, I like the way a good...

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Tips On How To Make An End Grain Cutting Board
By Willie Sandry on September 15, 2022

A cutting board might be one of the very first projects you tackle as a woodworker, but have you ever made an end grain cutting board? They make an...

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Eight Key Fundamentals Woodworkers Must Know
By Willie Sandry on August 31, 2022

1. Mortise before TenonIt’s the quintessential order of operations in woodworking, and it’s nearly always true. Usually, you’ll cut the mortise...

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Simple Hacks to Common Woodworking Mistakes
By Willie Sandry on August 24, 2022

Sometimes mistakes happen. No matter how careful you are, if you’ve been a woodworker for a while, you know mistakes are sort of unavoidable...

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Tablesaw Hacks: How To Make A Tenoning Jig
By Willie Sandry on August 4, 2022

If you’ve made many tenons on the tablesaw, you know there are a several common ways to get the job done. One is simply to use a dado blade and miter...

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