LeFrancois - Woodworking & Carpentry Links
ThisisCarpentry (TiC) is an interactive, multimedia e-magazine written by carpenters, for carpenters. Here readers will find detailed, well-illustrated articles about construction techniques, new tools of the trade, improving carpentry skills... and much more, including:
Feature Articles - about projects;
Departments - including Building Basics, Book & DVD Reviews, Hot Topics, Safety, and more.
Woodworking-News is a terrific resource for beginners, serious hobbyists, and others who wish to develop their woodworking skills (in spite of considerable advertising featured).
This resource also features great articles, including:
Woodworking Tips - one article is highlighted, and many more are available at the bottom of this page;
Woodworking Projects - find a featured article, and many more listed at the bottom of the page;
Ask a Woodworker - responses, some detailed and others brief, to a wide range of readers' questions are available here.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) was created by Congress in 1970. OSHA's mission "...is to assure safe and healthful working conditions for working men and women by setting and enforcing standards and by providing training, outreach, education and assistance." (OSHA website)
The OSHA website covers a wide range of topics and is packed with useful information. Pages of interest include: Construction Industry and Construction eTool, an interactive, web-based training tool about occupational safety and health topics.
Basic Construction and Carpentry Techniques features an interesting collection of information on a wide range of construction and carpentry techniques, including vintage home construction. The site is created and maintained by Ronald Hunter.
ConstructionKnowledge.net features information about the construction trades, including carpentry & wood, concrete, masonry, metal, mechanical, electrical, and much more.