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- Created: 04 June 2010
Woodworking has been something we humans have practiced ever since we learned how to use the most basic of tools in order to gouge and chisel into wood, turning it into our desired shapes. Being something we as a species have probably been doing for thousands of years, we have gained vast amounts of knowledge on the ins and outs of woodworking. Having stored and compiled vast amounts of knowledge on this craft, however, has its drawbacks. The most glaring one is that all this information will inevitably be overwhelming to the woodworking beginner, one who has no prior knowledge on the craft. In this age of widespread technology and multimedia, how, then, will one be able to present such a huge amount of information about different topics on the craft? With woodworking videos , of course!
Nowadays, there is an instructional video for almost anything. Woodworking videos are no different, as different videos will enlighten any novice on nearly any aspect of woodworking they are curious in. A certain set of woodworking videos, for example, may show you the basics, may explain woodworking in general to you. Another set of videos might teach you how to operate a certain electric woodworking tool, and what you can achieve with the said tool. Even another set of woodworking videos, for that matter, might teach you certain techniques which you can use with the most basic chisels, gouges and carving knives in order to produce unique results. There are even some sets that might teach you a thing or two about different types of wood, and the advantages and disadvantages that come with working with each type.
There is also a distinct advantage with woodworking videos as opposed to other media for teaching woodworking. This is the fact that the aspect of woodworking you are being taught may be demonstrated right before your eyes. For example, a video about the use of a certain tool might show you how to handle the said tool, even if this part is not explicitly narrated. Another video showing how to carve in a certain way might show you how to position and balance yourself in relation to the piece of wood you are carving. This goes on and on, a testament to the benefits of having a full visual and auditory experience before you.
There are many different sources for woodworking videos . One may, first and foremost, opt to learn from the information superhighway, by streaming and/or downloading videos off the Internet. If one is not satisfied, some people and companies may offer more scrutinizing lessons for a price. Woodworking videos from the latter category may be offered for downloading or private streaming, and may even be offered in conventional formats, such as VCDs and DVDs, as well.