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Attention all you Woodworkers and Makers out there! Want to stay current on the latest DIY woodworking projects? The best way to do it is to follow our latest compilation of top YouTube Woodworking Channels and don’t forget Woodworking Blogs! Woodworking Blogs are chock full of inspirational DIY Woodworking ideas. Additionally, by simply subscribing to Blog Newsletters, you can receive free woodworking plans for your next project!

To assist you with the countless Woodworking Blogs that are out there, we have compiled a list of the Top 10 Woodworking Blogs in 2018.  They are not in any particular order other than these are the top Woodworking Blogs to refer to for the Woodworking Enthusiast - whether you are a beginner or an expert, there’s a Woodworking Blog for you to follow and subscribe to.

1. Offerman Woodshop

Nick Offerman, star of the hit tv show "Parks & Recreation", is also a star woodworker. Check out Offerman Woodshop, a small collective of woodworkers and makers based out of Nick Offerman’s kick-ass wood shop in East Los Angeles.  They focus on hand-crafted, traditional joinery & sustainable slab rescue–working with fallen trees from throughout northern California & our urban LA environment. A very cool, hip woodworking website where you can find lots of creative DIY woodworking ideas for your next project.

2. The House of Wood by Jen Woodhouse

Not only is Jen Woodhouse an Army wife, songwriter and mother of two, she is also a DIY blogger and self-taught carpenter. The House of Wood is where Jen documents her adventures in designing and building furniture and tackling home renovation projects.

3. The Rogue Engineer

Jamison and his wife Jamie take DIY to a whole new level. If you love to build your own stuff, the Rogue Engineer is the place for you. The Rogue Engineer provides furniture plans for every room in your house, how-to videos and a shop for the Rogue Engineer and Maker in your life!

4. The Handmade Home

Ashley and Jamin were featured as the Nation’s top 100 Most Creative People by Country Living Magazine. Their mantra is to stop pining away for the perfect home, and make the house you live in now the one that you love. The Handmade Home is where they love sharing their ideas, rehab projects and inspiration with wonderful readers on their website every day.

5. Jay's Custom Creations

Jay's Custom Creations is a force to be reckoned with. Full of great DIY projects, Vlogs, Sketchup (download of a free 3D modeling program) & his shop. Don't forget to sign-up for his newsletter to see the latest of Jay's DIY projects.

6. Cherished Bliss

Cherished Bliss is a wonderful site that encompasses everything a DIYer would love to read about while having a cup of coffee and enthusiastically creating one project at a time. This website is the perfect resource not only for woodworking projects but also shares design, travel, recipes and holiday plans.  It truly does take DIYers by the hand and helps turn houses into homes.

7. Ana White Woodworking

Ana expertly proves that women can be makers and woodworkers too! She offers over 1,000 free plans for all projects imaginable. She also has a ton of videos to  ensure the process of your DIY project goes smoothly.

8. Fine Woodworking

With FineWoodworking, you can hone in on your woodworking skills with podcasts, videos, how-to projects and plans. The one downside is you need to be a member to access the video tutorials and workshops but it's well worth it for the thousands of articles, hundreds of skill & technique videos, complete project plans, and reference books you will have access to.

9. Lumberjocks

Lumberjocks is a unique woodworking blog site. It offers helpful advice from people globally and also provides you with different kinds of projects, shops and reviews of products, as well as forums to provide a very interactive learning experience.

10. Popular Woodworking

What is great about this DIY woodworking website is that it would give you knowledge and insights about various woodworking projects from basic to complex furniture plans, and advanced woodworking techniques to complete a certain project.

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