Apr 252007
Tormek 2006 Supergrind Sharpener Special!
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FREE TT50 Truing & Dressing Tool! For a limited time only! While supplies last! We’ve never seen an easier, more efficient way to sharpen cabinetmaking tools, turning and carving tools, knives, and practically anything else to a razor edge—even jointer and planer knives. The Swedish-made Tormek 2006 Supergrind Sharpener runs a water-cooled 220-grit aluminum oxide […]

Apr 232007
1948 Chevy Woody Comes Back to Life
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Hard as it may be to believe, it was once possible to buy an automobile whose body was made substantially out of wood. Yes, those old cars were known as Woodies, and today surviving specimens are both rare and priceless. Sean Headrick, an Atlanta-area woodworker, is currently restoring the wooden bodywork on a dilapidated old […]

Apr 202007
A Trip to Leigh Industries
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I just returned from a trip out to the rainy Canadian Pacific coast. Leigh Industries invited us out to their factory in Port Coquitlam, British Colombia for a new product announcement. Ken, Matt and Barry showed us the factory, demonstrated some products and told us about new tools on the way. Here are some pictures […]

Apr 182007
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I ran across this article on CNN earlier this week. It’s worthwhile reading for every hobbyist woodworker. Basically, nail gun accidents are way up, but only among home users. Be careful in your shop! CNN on nailguns in the shop.

Apr 162007
Three Ways to Resaw
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As with any job, there's usually more than one way to do it. Instead of learning a specific technique, it's better to understand the principles behind the task, so you can problem solve when things don't work out. Resawing is the same way. You learn one method only to find out it doesn't work today […]