Apr 122018
Book Review: Good Clean Fun by Nick Offerman
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Back in the December 2016 issue of Wood News, Norm Reid reviewed actor/woodworker Nick Offerman’s newest title Good Clean Fun. This excellent book provides a look inside the inner-workings of the well-known Offerman Woodshop and much more! If you’re looking for a good time reading about wood, woodworking and woodworkers, you need go no further. […]

Apr 102018
Tool Review: Leigh B975 Box Joint & Beehive Jig
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In the April 2018 issue of Wood News, Jeff Fleisher take a closer look at the all new Leigh B975 Box Joint & Beehive Jig, a great new tool that simplifies the process of making box joints and ensures the consistency of your joints. The Leigh Box Joint & Beehive Jig is the perfect jig […]

Apr 042018
April Woodworking Poll: Do You Use/Trust the Laser On Your Tools?
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  Measure twice, cut once. Such sayings are legendary, sage advice. We all know that accuracy is one of the most important factors in a good woodworking outcome. Usually, it’s a matter of “taking the time.” Taking time to mark accurately, line up a cut accurately, and execute the cut accurately. Whether a butt joint […]

Apr 032018
Mixing Epoxy – Tips from Sticks in the Mud – April 2018 – Tip #2
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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.” Back in the day, can openers created a sharp-edged disk of metal that was at least as dangerous as a Ninja […]

Apr 022018
Using and Storing Epoxy – Tips from Sticks in the Mud – April 2018 – Tip #1
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Welcome to “Tips From Sticks-In-The-Mud Woodshop.” I am a hobbyist who loves woodworking and writing for those who also love the craft. I have found some ways to accomplish tasks in the workshop that might be helpful to you, and I enjoy hearing your own problem-solving ideas. Please share them in the COMMENTS section of each […]

Mar 222018
Show Us Your Shop:<br>Gary Wegner's Own Festool Heaven
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In the latest issue of Festool Heaven, we featured Gary Wegner’s woodworking shop. When Gary Wegner left his farm and moved into town in Spokane, WA, he decided to reinvent his wood shop by eliminating his tablesaw and replacing it with a Festool TS 55 Tracksaw and MFT Workbench. Take a look at the pictures of his […]

Mar 202018
Video: Use the Barron Guide to Make a Hand Tool Tote
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Having trouble with your dovetails? Try using the David Barron Magnetic Dovetail Saw Guide for awhile and see if it helps straighten out your cuts. In the video above, Jay Bates uses his Barron Magnetic Dovetail Saw Guide to hand cut dovetails for a hand tool tote. Follow along to see how you can use […]