Jan 292016
 
Chips from the Chisel – Part 4
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Editor’s Note: The following blog series, ‘Chips from the Chisel’ is John Gainey’s experience as a carpenter and joiner apprentice on the Cardiff Docks in South Wales from 1955-1960. John’s garden woodworking shop was featured in the November 2013 issue of Wood News Online. CLICK HERE to read Part 1. CLICK HERE to read Part […]

Jan 222016
 
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Editor’s Note: The following blog series, ‘Chips from the Chisel’ is John Gainey’s experience as a carpenter and joiner apprentice on the Cardiff Docks in South Wales from 1955-1960. John’s garden woodworking shop was featured in the November 2013 issue of Wood News Online. CLICK HERE to read Part 1. CLICK HERE to read Part […]

Jan 202016
 
The Highland Woodturner, January 2016
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Welcome to 2016 with a brand new issue of The Highland Woodturner, Highland Woodworking’s newsletter geared toward turners from beginning to advanced! In this month’s issue: A Case for Prototyping: The Vise Project– Curtis Turner discusses a recent project where he turned a new round handle to replace one of his customer’s traditional vise handles. In […]

Jan 152016
 
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Editor’s Note: The following blog series, ‘Chips from the Chisel’ is John Gainey’s experience as a carpenter and joiner apprentice on the Cardiff Docks in South Wales from 1955-1960. John’s garden woodworking shop was featured in the November 2013 issue of Wood News Online. CLICK HERE to read Part 1. Workshop Furniture The workshop contained […]

Jan 082016
 
Chips from the Chisel - Part 1
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Editor’s Note: The following blog series, ‘Chips from the Chisel’ is John Gainey’s experience as a carpenter and joiner apprentice on the Cardiff Docks in South Wales from 1955-1960. John’s garden woodworking shop was featured in the November 2013 issue of Wood News Online. I stood at the top of the stairs and looked down […]

Jan 052016
 
Tips from Sticks in the Mud – January Tip #2- Maximizing Light Reflection
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No Southern-fried Southern boy wants to be called a Yankee, but we share the characteristics of shrewdness and thrift. Thus, each month we include a money-saving tip. It’s OK if you call me “cheap.” To make the most of the light fixtures installed, almost everything in my shop is white, or very light-colored.  I purchased […]

Jan 042016
 
Tips from Sticks in the Mud – January Tip #1- The Power of Light
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Welcome to “Tips From Sticks-In-The-Mud Woodshop.” I am a hobbyist, not a professional, someone who loves woodworking, just like you do. I have found some better ways to accomplish tasks in the workshop and look forward to sharing those with you each month, as well as hearing your problem-solving ideas. As you might imagine, I’m […]