Jul 132021
 
Book Review: The Workbench Book By Scott Landis
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For the June 2021 issue of Wood News Online, Norm Reid reviewed The Workbench Book: The Workbench Book, a survey of many workbench types as designed and used by their builders, is a classic in woodworking literature. It gives the reader an encyclopedic view of the possibilities for creating a workspace tailored to one’s own […]

Jul 022021
 
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In last month’s ‘Stories from Grandpa’s Workshop’ column, Bob Rummer discussed the variety of smells in his workshop. Most of the smells come from the varieties of wood he uses in his projects, with each variety having its own characteristics. Other smells are created from the running of power tools, or adding a wood finish […]

Jun 232021
 
Designs Explored - A Trestle Table Design Broken Down By Kevin Sullivan
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For the June 2021 issue of Wood News Online, Kevin discusses how he came up with the best proportions for his own trestle table design: While thinking about this project, I couldn’t help but run across many of the trestle table designs available on internet image search results and videos. I noticed so many of […]

Jun 152021
 
Stories from Grandpa's Workshop: Scents and Scent-ability
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For the June 2021 issue of Wood News Online, Bob discusses the smells of the woodworking workshop. He analyzes how some of those aromas are created from the wood we work with, and shares some fond nostalgic memories brought on by those scents: Recently, a client was picking up a piece of furniture at my […]

Jun 082021
 
Turning the Corner: The Amazing Fingernail Gouge
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For the May 2021 issue of Wood News Online, Temple Blackwood discusses his preference for ‘best-tool-in-the-box’, the Fingernail Gouge: My natural preference for favorite tool is the skew chisel, But if we’re talking “best tool in the box” – my tool-for-the-day is the versatile and dexterous fingernail gouge, which in my shop comes in three […]

Jun 042021
 
June 2021 Woodworking Poll: Father’s Day Woodworking Gifts
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It’s almost Father’s Day and what better way to show Dad or Grandpa you love him than with a homemade woodworking gift. Or better yet, if he is a woodworker himself, maybe you can surprise him with a new tool from our Father’s Day Gift Guide or let him pick one out himself with a Highland […]

Jun 012021
 
Women in Woodworking: Meet Larissa Huff
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For the May 2021 issue of Wood News Online, Char interviewed Larissa Huff, who started off as a woodworking apprentice and now owns the Lohr Woodworking Studio and the Lohr School of Woodworking with her business partner: Unique, timeless, and beautiful…these are a few words one would use to describe the work of Larissa Huff. […]