Shopsmith, Inc.

Power Tool Woodworking for Everyone Online

Shopsmith's Link to Better Woodworking Through Educational Tips and Techniques On-Line

Power Tool Woodworking


Welcome to the wonderful world of woodworking. If adding the title “Woodworker” to your name is important you've come to the right place. We believe that woodworking is the most unselfish and satisfying hobby a person can take up. The satisfaction of taking a pile of boards and creating something useful with your own two hands is enormous in the grand scheme of things.

One of the most important side-benefits of woodworking is having the ability to do things yourself rather than hire someone else to do them. Woodworkers are the producers scattered among the millions of consumers. Woodworking gives you the ability to improve and protect the value of your home.. in addition to making wooden projects that will last a lifetime...and gives you a sense of self-sufficiency not attainable in any other hobby.

About the Curriculum. We recommend you begin with the brief introduction and follow the curriculum set up at left. It is designed to take you through a logical progression of tools and their operation.

About Special Tutorials. These were created to give an added dimension to certain topics within the curriculum. You will find links to appropriate Special Tutorials in the menu at the left.

We're glad to have you in our online classroom and hope you enjoy our complete curriculum. It is the most extensive woodworking academy ever assembled in one place. Good luck in your quest to become the woodworker you want to be!