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6 Essential Tools for Woodworking

Buy Once, Buy Right: 6 Essential Tools for Woodworking is a free PDF guide written by fine furniture maker Rob Porcaro exclusively for Craftsy. Featuring 24 pages packed with information that will help you select the best tools to start making furniture and household accessories, this is one guide every woodworker can benefit from. Download this printable guide instantly for free, and keep it by your side — in your shop or at the hardware store.

What You Get

  • Expert advice on selecting tools that will set you up for success
  • Lifetime access to enjoy this handy guide anytime, anywhere

Product Details

If you've ever stood in the hardware store unsure of which tool will give you the best result, this guide is for you. Let woodworking expert Rob Porcaro guide you through selecting essential tools for creating fine-quality furniture and impressive home accessories.


  • Principles of buying tools
  • How to select bench planes
  • How to select backsaws
  • How to select bench chisels
  • How to select gauges
  • How to select sharpening tools
  • How to select a workbench
  • And more!