Sep 172020
Learning the Craft of an Aspiring Woodworker
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In the September 2020 issue of Wood News, Marshall Knox describes his own woodworking journey, and offers some ideas for how to improve your own woodworking capabilities. In years past, people acquired skills through a slow process of apprenticeship. Long hours under the watchful eye of a master craftsman. Today some may still follow that […]

Sep 152020
Book Review: Build 25 Beautiful Boxes
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In the September 2020 issue of Wood News, Norm Reid reviews Doug Stowe’s book Build 25 Beautiful Boxes. Perhaps you’re looking for ideas about small things you can build as gifts. Like many of us, you may have an abundance of leftover scraps just too good to burn but too small for furniture. Whatever your […]

Sep 112020
Women in Woodworking: Meet Material Curls
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In the September 2020 issue of Wood News, Char interviews a duo of woodworkers known as Material Curls, who collaborate together on their projects and don’t mind pointing out their woodworking mistakes and pitfalls. One of the most distinct traits a person can have is to laugh at themselves. In woodworking we often find ourselves […]

Sep 092020
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In the short video below, Justin Moon explains the use of a wide variety of Hand Drills, including the three sizes of Schroeder Hand Drills, two different Bit Braces and a 2-speed Breast Drill. If you are trying to find a tool that will help ease tearout and allow you to drill more precisely, a […]

Sep 032020
Stories from Grandpa's Workshop: A Well-travelled Road...
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In the September 2020 issue of Wood News, Bob Rummer relates some of the history he has learned about woodworking, and reflects on the things today’s woodworker has in common with woodworkers from centuries past. One of the glorious things about woodworking is the long and rich history of our craft. As I reflect on […]

Sep 012020
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The internet has introduced many new ways for us to delve into woodworking including YouTube Channels, blogs, forums, websites…and the list goes on. Before the internet, the only real way to get inspiration was from published magazines like Fine Woodworking and Popular Woodworking, or public programming like The Woodwright’s Shop and The New Yankee Workshop. […]

Aug 272020
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You’ve learned how to remove rust that has accumulated on your woodworking tools. Now take the next step and try these preventative measures to keep rust from taking hold in the future! In the video below, Justin Moon demonstrates several excellent rust prevention products and procedures for keeping your workshop rust-free.