A Total Beginner's Guide to Woodworking

A Total Beginner's Guide to Woodworking

Why do so many people love woodworking these days? Don’t know where to begin? Here’s a look at what you can expect from this hobby. More resources►►
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  1. MolotoV GaminG on January 8, 2022 at 8:40 pm

    Im situated in South Africa, and literally everything here is just soooooo expensive, a miter saw here in South Africa is like 6000 rand or like 4000, so it is hard to get into it here, although, I like doing woodwork, it is much more expensive here than in America, so this video is manely for Americans and maybe others also.

  2. Bepis on January 8, 2022 at 8:44 pm

    the only thing i ever made out of wood a basically a wooden bar with a hinge attached to it

  3. Bxtreem on January 8, 2022 at 8:44 pm

    lol, loved the "woodworking safer than driving, but not as safe as not woodworking."

  4. msi mpowermax on January 8, 2022 at 8:45 pm

    Click here to get acces to your complete woodworking kit

  5. Joetime90 on January 8, 2022 at 8:46 pm

    Love the smell of fresh cut wood.

  6. Edison Javier on January 8, 2022 at 8:47 pm

    i’ve learned that woodworking is defined as the act of making wood into useful or decorative items. It involves cutting shaping and joining wood to create decorative or useful things.Also i learned the difference between a maker in a wood maker. Maker is a relatively new term that has cropped up in the past decade. A woodworker is a maker who is mostly interested in learning and refining the craft of creating new things out of wood .

  7. Monica M. on January 8, 2022 at 8:48 pm

    Help! My question is simple, how, exactly do I begin? This isn’t the video for someone who knows nothing (zero) about this stuff. My late grandfather was a builder (among other things), and I’ve recently come across his old material. There’s a lot of wood, a few different saws, a bunch of other things and a drill, but don’t even know what all of this stuff is. I know I need a new door for the root cellar and I would like some raised garden beds, but I don’t know what this stuff is, how to turn it on, how to use it, or even if it’s safe. Help please.

  8. Mitchell Limque on January 8, 2022 at 8:48 pm

    Never put an ‘s’ on LEGO!

  9. NickelSack79 on January 8, 2022 at 8:51 pm

    My father-in-law passed away and left me a table saw, bam saw, drill press and more. This is exactly what I was looking for. I’m Disabled from chronic pain from back surgeries and need more physical and mental work . Playlist is saved!

  10. Melon on January 8, 2022 at 8:53 pm

    do companies hire cabinet makers

  11. Sean Dye on January 8, 2022 at 8:54 pm

    "the affordability in tools and materials" me in 2021 :'(

  12. Maryam I on January 8, 2022 at 8:56 pm

    Steeeeeve I said ya so many times in the first 30 seconds! You’re the best!

  13. ademola aina on January 8, 2022 at 8:57 pm

    I just love the way you explain things. Thanks, Steve.

  14. Robin Lillian on January 8, 2022 at 8:58 pm

    Why can’t I start with hand tools instead of expensive and dangerous power tools?

  15. Tristram Allen on January 8, 2022 at 9:04 pm

    Lol his intro to the video was completely spot on! That’s exactly why I clicked on the video haha

  16. Sietske van Hienen on January 8, 2022 at 9:04 pm

    I started woodworking 3 weeks ago, and really found myself a new hobby! In the past I worked in a furniture store so I already loved a good looking piece of wood. I emigrated on a tiny island in the Caribbean, and we don’t have a nice furniture store over here, so I decided that I wanted to make some stuff myself. My first project was a tiny little side table to raise up a plant(ended up as a table for my partners Xbox…) and my second project last week was a kitty ‘bathroom’, a cabinet to hide the litterboxes in. Still super proud of the result. So last week I bought myself a mitersaw and a jigsaw as present. The list of upcoming projects is already made!

    Just found your channel and already got quite some good advise of stuff were I can make improvements!
    Keep doing what you’re doing!

  17. Johnny Swag on January 8, 2022 at 9:05 pm

    Nobody cares about diversity, lib

  18. Mdjabed Syllhet on January 8, 2022 at 9:05 pm

    I whant a this work can you help me please

  19. DeliveryBlaze on January 8, 2022 at 9:08 pm

    Ron Swanson brought me here

  20. Neraizel on January 8, 2022 at 9:08 pm

    Fantastic video Steve, I’m a 22 year old student teacher looking to pick up a hands-on hobby to escape essay and writing hell. This was one of the most uplifting and encouraging videos I’ve seen on youtube in ages, thank you so much for your awesome work!

  21. Talasesdfsdf on January 8, 2022 at 9:08 pm

    Hey man, great video, really inspiring. Wanna check out some more of your videos now.

  22. Arsal Adnan on January 8, 2022 at 9:09 pm

    "scroll saws are fairly cheap"

    *proceeds to show one for 130 dollars*

  23. rekooonS on January 8, 2022 at 9:09 pm

    I still live with my dad, and he’s got 1 metric boat load of tools etc.. Not a lot of space but that’s fine. But every time I want to make something he keeps saying no and denying me access to those tools, even though I really want to make things, it’s such a bummer

  24. Tyrese 2300 on January 8, 2022 at 9:10 pm


  25. Monty Love on January 8, 2022 at 9:11 pm

    oh my god i love this dude

  26. Shan Padarath on January 8, 2022 at 9:13 pm

    I needed this, thanks!

  27. Arvetis on January 8, 2022 at 9:13 pm

    3:58 why would you call out Stumpy Nubs so hard, what did the man ever do to you

  28. Jeff C on January 8, 2022 at 9:13 pm

    I bought a 12" Dewalt miter saw because the 10" was $30 more.

  29. reap231 on January 8, 2022 at 9:14 pm

    The comment about a “cheap affordable material” didn’t age well at all…late 2021 here.

  30. Gauthier Vieira on January 8, 2022 at 9:14 pm

    So I discovered this channel a while ago, and did some stuff, and now I have again some free time, so I made a bench. It’s not fancy at all, it’s made from repurposed pinewood and it’s got tons of marks I couldn’t removed, but I can sit on it with the person I love and watch the sun rise. I built it as a coffer before installing the back support, so I can put away blankets and whatnot in it.
    I’m writing this comment as the first coat of finish dries, we applied it together this morning.
    Thank you Steve, for your advices and generally not being a woodworking snob. That really encouraged me to start building stuff. Thanks a lot.

  31. Dawn Slaton on January 8, 2022 at 9:14 pm

    Awesome and encouraging video.

  32. Jonah Combs on January 8, 2022 at 9:16 pm

    video starts at 1:27

  33. Maxim Flor on January 8, 2022 at 9:18 pm

    In terms of "what is woodworking", I think this is the best video out there. Woodworking is my main hobby, and I find myself watching this video again and again.
    Thanks for all the inspiration, Steve.

  34. Koda Delgado on January 8, 2022 at 9:18 pm


  35. Timothy on January 8, 2022 at 9:18 pm

    I felt as if he perfectly described me in the intro

  36. Daniel S on January 8, 2022 at 9:28 pm

    Thank you for the video!

  37. John DeLucas on January 8, 2022 at 9:28 pm

    Love this! Thanks for explaining why I have this weird new obsession. Can’t seem to stop, even my failed projects are fun.

  38. Hayley Dwyer on January 8, 2022 at 9:28 pm

    I’m so happy I found this channel! I’m so inspired and can’t wait to learn woodworking!

  39. James Drake on January 8, 2022 at 9:29 pm


  40. Isaiah Kennedy on January 8, 2022 at 9:33 pm

    Damn, rip affordable wood

  41. DinosaurFalcon on January 8, 2022 at 9:33 pm

    love the energy you give thanks for the video!

  42. Jerry Dempsey on January 8, 2022 at 9:34 pm

    I’ve watched this video a few times and always find it to be inspirational. A good reminder as to why I do it.

  43. Niceguyman on January 8, 2022 at 9:34 pm

    Gay woodwork

  44. Jared Boyle on January 8, 2022 at 9:34 pm

    Your passion and energy brought a smile to my face. I can’t wait until I can start to do stuff like this!

  45. Alissa C on January 8, 2022 at 9:35 pm

    I’m 22 and I want to learn woodworking to make a bedframe. Not to save money obviously. But because the design of bedframe that I want is literally nowhere to be found other than inside of my head. Going to go check out your other videos!

  46. Ryland Lier on January 8, 2022 at 9:35 pm

    “Wood is an affordable-“
    Hold up wait a minute WHAT DID HE SAYYYY??? AFFORDABLE????

  47. MIG Channel on January 8, 2022 at 9:36 pm

    You are awesome! Helped me so much!

  48. Trish Aniag on January 8, 2022 at 9:36 pm

    Thank God for you! Finally, somewhere to start. 👍🏻

  49. Kyra Brown on January 8, 2022 at 9:37 pm

    As a kid when I saw the movies or show with the highschool kids doing woodworking classes I ne so intrigued

  50. Jeremy D on January 8, 2022 at 9:38 pm

    I got sick with the flu early during the pandemic and even though I didn’t have covid my job made me quarantine for a week. I got super into your videos while at home and have since made some small projects, some dining chairs, and I’m going to make an entertainment center.