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We reveal your four most requested woodworking items for 2009.
Congratulations to the winners of our “Giveaway and Poll: The Most Requested Woodworking Gifts of 2009.”
Leigh 18″ Dovetail JigThomas Charland
Below you’ll find the final breakdown of polling results in descending order of popularity (top three). Perhaps the most intriguing results came from the “Most Popular Shop Gear” category. Good old lumber took the top spot and we can’t help but wonder if perhaps that is a reflection of the tough economic times we’re facing these days. Folks could have gone with clamps for the top spot, or perhaps even a bench. Instead, it was a simple stock pile of materials that most folks were after.
Most Popular Hand Tools
• Lie-Nielsen Shoulder Plane – 7%
• Lie Nielsen Low-Angle Jack Plane – 5%
• Chisels – 5%
Most Popular Power Tools
• Lee Valley Grinder Rest and Jig – 16%
• Track Saw – 15%
• Cordless Drill – 12%
Most Popular Machinery
• 8″ Jointer – 11%
• Bandsaw – 10%
• Belt/Drum/Disk Sander – 9%
Most Popular Shop Gear, Jigs, Accessories
• Lumber – 8%
• Clamps – 6%
• Woodworking Books – 5%
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Wow I never thought for a minute I would win anything. Thank You Fine Woodworking and Lie-Nielson for the hammer. I was wondering if I have to do something to claim the prize? I almost bought that same hammer not too long ago. Thanks again...
This week's prize is a 7-piece router bit set from Whiteside valued at $118!
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In this video Michael finishes the first of the three boxes. Gluing-up, planing, sanding and finishing bring a new piece of art to the world.
In this video Michael starts work on the second box, a carved and painted Saddle lid box.
Michael begins carving the saddle lid box with his ripple pattern along the top. Then turns to his 5/30 gouge to texture the sides of the box. This isn't work…
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