Dennis Caskey Woodworking

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Defining Your Audience

Know who you are serving. Yes, I said serving. You need to be serving your audience.  Why do you need to be serving them?  Quite frankly, if your audience doesn't see that there is something in your blog that will help them out in some way, they will hit the back...

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The First 3 Steps to Planning a Blog

Plan it (not build it) and they will come So, you think you might want to start a blog and you are wondering what the first step would be?  There are more steps to starting a blog than you might think.  So, let's take this one step at a time. I really want to help you...

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Straight Wood Lamination

What is Straight Wood Lamination? Well, it's basically just like bent wood lamination, except that I am gluing the boards and clamping them to a straight fixture. The hope is that they will end up straight and usable. I honestly don't know how this is going to turn...

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Top 5 Resources For Sharpening Card Scrapers

There is a ton of information out there for sharpening card scrapers along with several different methods of sharpening. Not all of them will work for you. Here are my top five resources for learning how to sharpen a card scraper. #1 - Brian Haven's video entitled...

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Shoestring High Fives

A Shoestring 'High Five' is simply a list of my five favorite resources that I have found about a particular topic.  For example, if I search the internet for some help on sharpening card scrapers, I will highlight what I have found to be the top five most helpful...

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Corner Entertainment Center – 02

I have started making preliminary CAD models of the Corner Entertainment Center.  I started by drawing the area of the room in which the entertainment center was going to sit.  Basically, I drew a corner of a room.  Nothing dramatic here, just two walls and a floor. ...

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What Catches Your Eye?

When you first see a piece of wooden furniture or any type of woodworking project, what is the first thing that catches your eye?  Are you drawn to the grain of the wood?  Or is it the style of the piece that catches your eye?  Or do you immediately check out the...

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Corner Entertainment Center – 01

I have just begun to design a new entertainment center and I thought that I would share the entire design process with you.  This project has some unique design challenges and, quite honestly, I am not quite sure yet what the overall style of the Entertainment Center...

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Seasonal Woodworkers

A lot of people tend to be seasonal woodworkers, especially for the hobbyist.  Many people head to the shop in the fall and don't come out until it is time for the summertime fun to begin.  I generally tend to be a little different than the rest of the crowd.  I like...

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Designers Block

Many times when I begin to design a project, I start out with a pre-conceived image in my head of what I should end up with.  Before I ever put pencil to paper to create an initial sketch, I have already locked myself into a particular look or style.  Sometimes this...

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About Me

Hello, my name is Dennis Caskey. I have been a hobbyist woodworker since 1999.

I have a day job, a mortgage, a home with an extra deep 2 stall garage, and a family to support. I have a lovely wife and two teenage boys who are now taller than me, (it is very hard for me to admit that).

Woodworking is a passion for me. For over 20 years I have worked in ..... Read More

Just a Note…

Wondering why “©”, “©”, or “©” may be appearing on the images of some of my posts?

Well, in the past, I have owned a few different blogs,,, & being among them. When I decided to start I decided to close down these blogs down and just import the content here.

I am slowly working on changing the images to have “©” on them, but it is taking a while. It is not as high on my priority list as creating good content for my readers and viewers. Hope that clears up any confusion.

Woodworking Information & Tutorials


I’m so glad you stopped by. On this website you will find woodworking information & tutorials; Plus I will also have information on CAD, Blogging, & Photography as they pertain to Makers & Woodworkers.  Whether you want to Design It, Make It, or Blog It, You will be able to find helpful information.

Please take a look around my website. I know there isn’t a ton of content here yet, but I will be adding more and more all of the time, so please check back often.

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