Online Woodworking Classes, Woodworking Plans, Woodworking Books

WoodSkills provides online woodworking classes, woodworking plans and woodworking tutorials to address the need for more detailed and comprehensive step by step sequences for woodworking skill-building. The woodworking classes and tutorials are based on skills developed and utilized in the authors' own woodworking studio. As the founder of  White Mountain Design , Refined Edge Design , WoodSkills and Pirollo Design, Norman Pirollo brings to you over 20 years of furniture making expertise. Most recently, he has authored three woodworking books, “Start Your Own Woodworking Business","From Hi-Tech to Lo-Tech: A Woodworker’s Journey", "The Wood Artist: Creating Art Through Wood".

You will quickly ramp up your woodworking skills by following the online courses, classes and tutorials. Learn how to use hand tools and power tools in your woodworking. Follow a woodworking plan to build a router table, downdraft table or dovetail jig. 

1. detailed step by step sequences not available in magazines or books
2. magazine articles are short with few images to guide you along
3. a large percentage of woodworking magazine content is advertising
4. time-consuming to find a book to develop your woodworking skills
5. no time to attend a woodworking school or woodworking classes

WoodSkills will dramatically improve your woodworking and furniture making skills through  online woodworking courses, classes and woodworking plans.  The woodworking and furniture making experience offered to you includes: 

1. using hand tools as effectively as power tools
2. working in a hybrid environment of hand and power tools
3. finishing techniques to create showroom finishes
4. design and creation of woodworking jigs to simplify processes
5. an emphasis on design and one of a kind furniture pieces
6. veneering basics, resawing veneers and vacuum veneering



Learn about assorted joinery used in making furniture. Learn the importance of selecting the correct joinery for your woodworking project. This and many more topics are covered in the Woodworking Course.

Woodworking Course
Display Cabinet

Display Cabinet

Display cabinet plan available. Build this eye-catching display cabinet using veneered panels of highly figured woods. Learn how to make dovetails in the process. This plan will introduce you to both basic and advanced woodworking.

Display Cabinet Plan


  • Learn Anywhere

    Learn woodworking from your home computer, tablet, or smartphone. Woodworking video lectures can be followed sequentially or in any order. The lectures can be repeated to reinforce what you have learned. Flexibility in learning allows you to speed your woodworking knowledge. Learning the woodworking basics will accelerate your woodworking learning curve to become a woodworker

  • Save Money

    Save money by selecting the right woodworking tools you need to purchase. You will have an excellent understanding of what tools, equipment and workshop features you need to get started in woodworking. By purchasing only the right woodworking tools and equipment you need, you will save money, allowing you to invest in higher quality tools and woodworking machinery.

  • Eliminate Mistakes

    By following the Woodworking Course, Woodworking Classes or the Start Your Own Woodworking Business Course, you eliminate mistakes most newbies make when beginning woodworking or starting their first woodworking business. Learn the importance of wood selection and joinery as well as tool purchases. You will understand how to start and make your new woodworking business successful.

  • Save Time

    The online Woodworking Courses and Woodworking Classes allows you to quickly learn important woodworking concepts. Learn from a Pro with over 20 years of experience. The woodworking expertise in the course is derived from two decades of operating a furniture-making studio. The author has pursued extensive studies in fine woodworking and willing to share with you.

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