Welcome to UKW…


This site was built to help people of any age to learn the basics of woodworking. Over the past 10 years it has grown into one of the UK’s biggest woodworking websites. There’s loads to offer including step by step projects & guides, tool reviews, links to other woodworking related sites and a forum with a great & active community – is the best place to ask for help and chat to other woodworkers from all over the world…

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Latest Showcase Projects...


Handmade* Wooden Box
submitted 1 week ago
by triton


handle less furniture design
submitted 1 month ago
by tbbaldai


Pair of pine dower chests in pine
submitted 1 month ago
by scoffy


kithcen hanging units
submitted 1 month ago
by tbbaldai

Adjustable dado / housing joint jig

Want to create perfect dados without any fuss? Then you NEED this jig. It’s quick and easy to make and even easier to use….

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posted 2 years ago | under Projects, Videos

Head to Head Mitre Gauge Reviews

Incra1000se, Osborne EB3, Incra V27

Head to head review against the Osborne EB3, Incra V27 & 1000SE mitre gauges

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posted 3 years ago | under Articles

How to make a Luthier clamp

Steve Maskery shows you how to make a Luthier clamp with material from your scrap box.

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posted 3 years ago | under Videos

Dealing with snipe on a planer & thicknesser

Dealing with snipe on a planer & thicknesser

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posted 3 years ago | under Videos

Woodwork: Setting gauge

A handy gadget for all Biscuit Jointer or Festool Domino users

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posted 3 years ago | under Videos

Adjusting Wooden Planes

How to adjust the iron on a wooden plane – a common problem for first time users.

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posted 3 years ago | under Videos

Latest Reviews...

Dakota Deluxe Router Table

added 2 years ago
by Charley

Veritas Precision Inlay Corner Jig

added 3 years ago
by rogerbean

Quangsheng No 62 Low Angle Jack Plane

added 3 years ago
by Peter Sefton