[Portal] WikiProject Woodworking

This wikiproject is about woodworking and any related subjects such as tools, carpentry, cabinet making, furniture, woodcarving


To ensure that Wikipedia has as complete and accurate articles related to woodworking as possible.


This project is related to a number of topics, including metalworking (woodworkers use metal tools and often need some metalworking skills), architecture, construction, art (sculpture, wood carving), etc.

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  • Suggestions are set forth in ) 10:35, 5 July 2012 (UTC)

Redirects/disambiguations needed

Names and terms for woodworking tools and techniques vary considerably by continent, country, region, and generation. There is considerable confusion between British/North American/Australian terms, not to speak of historical differences and regional differences within each country. The goal is to ensure that all terms are represented, so that anyone who comes across a term can find what they are looking for in Wikipedia. All woodworking terms should at least have a redirect to the appropriate article, and alternative names should be mentioned at the beginning of each article.

Especially for confusion between British/North American/Australian terms, e.g.

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Please list here any woodoworking-related articles you happen to come across that have been listed for deletion on Wikipedia:Articles for deletion or Wikipedia:Categories for deletion, and for comments on Wikipedia:Requests for comment/Maths, natural science, and technology.

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I got here looking for information of the following wood finishing/refinishing techniques:

These are not obscure and should really be included. Zlama (talk) 06:04, 12 November 2011 (UTC)

I am looking for an article on Lustre (timber), like Lustre (mineralogy), but then for wood. And also Texture (timber) would be nice. Here is a useful website for both concepts: [1] Leo Breman (talk) 11:53, 15 August 2019 (UTC)

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Active members

  1. Luigizanasi (talk · contribs) — this WikiProject's founder
  2. Andy_Dingley (talk · contribs) Hi Luigi! Another wrecker 8-)
  3. Carders (talk · contribs)
  4. Dstarrmittersil (talk · contribs) An amateur from the wreck.
  5. Erlyrisa (talk · contribs) I'll try to help within my scope.
  6. Just_plain_Bill (talk · contribs) looks in from time to time.
  7. Ksenon (talk · contribs) I'll try to add what I can.
  8. Les733 (talk · contribs) I have been adopted earlier in the year, and wrote my first article on casework, all I know is that I help draw up casework details and drawings for work at an architecture firm, let me know how I can help!
  9. Mikhailov Kusserow (talk · contribs)
  10. MrErku (talk · contribs) I'm no expert, but I will help where I can: down with systemic bias!
  11. Pjbflynn (talk · contribs) Shipwright, novice metalworker, newbie Wikipedian, sailing ship Captain (really!).
  12. ThuranX (talk · contribs) I kibbitz on a number of issues, and erstwhile grammar police.
  13. VartanM (talk · contribs) I'll try to help with grammar and sourcing.
  14. BoundaryRider (talk · contribs) beginner in woodwork, but long-time Wikipedestrian and fanatical cross-referee
  15. Zengrain (talk · contribs) Hand tool enthusiast, amateur woodworker
  16. Jim Derby (talk · contribs) I study historic carpentry and traditional building methods mostly in the northern hemisphere as much as the internet and English language will allow. So much to do and so little time!
  17. Alexbateman (talk · contribs) Slowly assessing articles for this WikiProject.
  18. Lahousewyfe (talk · contribs) Newbie Wikipedian and professional writer with a soft spot for woodworkers. Most interested in bios and BLPs.
  19. Terasaface (talk) 02:08, 18 January 2020 (UTC) Working on BLP - particularly women woodworkers and studio furniture makers. Proud of pages Wendy Maruyama, Judy Kensley McKie, and Mira Nakashima.

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  1. Boinger
  2. SilentC (talk · contribs)

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