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Online woodworking classes address a breadth of skills depending on your level of expertise. In the Instructables Free Online Woodworking class, you’ll learn fundamentals such as making straight cuts and perfect holes, as well as mastering the router and making miters, all using handheld power tools. The Woodworking Masterclasses and Taunton Workshops will tackle more expert-level techniques, as well as how to construct timeless furniture pieces. If you’re not so interested in furniture or larger projects, you can also learn how to create artwork and craft objects out of wood.
Yes, you will need to buy materials for an online woodworking class. It all depends on your project. Larger furniture projects will demand more of an investment and variety of materials, while smaller wood projects will require fewer materials. The courses you choose will detail all the materials you need.
The classes we selected offer a range of prices depending on your budget. As noted in its title, the Instructables Free Online Woodworking class is accessible at no cost and is a great foundation to start setting up your skills as a woodworker. Udemy, which offers over 100 woodworking classes, has some that cost as little as $10 per class. Access to Woodworking Masterclasses start with a free tier, which gives you a limited number of instructional videos, or a $15 per month membership which includes access to over 250 project videos and four new videos per month.
You can create a full range of objects depending on your comfort level and woodworking skill set. Go basic with a small wood spoon, mini wood barn quilt, or simple table (on Skillshare). Or go elaborate with a country pine hutch, garden chair, or Arts & Crafts coffee table (from Taunton Workshops).