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Marble maze is mesmerizing

Marble maze is mesmerizing

Karl Hale is at it again, with another "kinetic sculpture," this one even greater than the last. Watch this and feel happy.

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52 boxes, 52 weeks: Boxes 9, 10, and 11

52 boxes, 52 weeks: Boxes 9, 10, and 11

Although I've missed a few weeks of posting about the boxes I've been making, I'm stilling making them! This post gets me caught up.

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The Art of Wood

The Art of Wood

Mendocino Coast Furnituremakers Present: “The Art of Wood”

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Channeling Duncan Phyfes Extraordinary Skill

Channeling Duncan Phyfe's Extraordinary Skill

Woodworker Allan Breed demonstrates techniques attributed to Phyfe as part of a Metropolitan Museum of Art exhibition

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UPDATE: Queen Anne Furniture: History, design and construction by Norman Vandal

UPDATE: Queen Anne Furniture: History, design and construction by Norman Vandal

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See who won a copy of Queen Anne Furniture

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52 boxes, 52 weeks: Boxes 7 and 8

52 boxes, 52 weeks: Boxes 7 and 8

This week I've added two boxes to my total. That puts me at 8, and two closer to my goal of making 52 boxes in 52 weeks.

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52 boxes, 52 weeks: Box 6

52 boxes, 52 weeks: Box 6

Another week, another box. This time it's the sixth box I've made. After another 46, I'll reach my goal of 52 boxes in 52 weeks.

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52 boxes, 52 weeks: Box 5

52 boxes, 52 weeks: Box 5

Here's the 5th box I've made in my efforts to make 52 boxes in 52 weeks. It's white oak and apple, with a bit of milk paint, too.

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Carving a Wooden Spoon

Carving a Wooden Spoon

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Follow along as I muddle my way through my first attempt at carving a wooden spoon.

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Adventures in Building a Tablesaw

Adventures in Building a Tablesaw

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One enterprising woodworker sets off to build his own tablesaw. Find out if it cuts the mustard.

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52 boxes, 52 weeks: Box 4

52 boxes, 52 weeks: Box 4

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This is the fourth box I've made in my effort to make 52 boxes over the course of a year.

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52 boxes, 52 weeks: Box 3

52 boxes, 52 weeks: Box 3

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Check out the third box I made in my attempt to make 52 boxes during the course of one year.

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Check Out This Gilded Furniture Restoration

Check Out This Gilded Furniture Restoration

Frequent contributor and finishing expert, Peter Gedrys, recently restored the furniture collection from the Lowes Kings Theatre in Brooklyn, New York. The theatre, which originally opened in 1929...

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Turning a Better Honey Dipper

Turning a Better Honey Dipper

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Frustrated by a poorly designed turning, I set out to turn my own improved honey dipper.

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52 boxes in 52 weeks

52 boxes in 52 weeks

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Read how one editor has set himself a big design challege: make 52 boxes in 52 weeks. And see his first two boxes.

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Jumbo Jenga from 2x4s

Jumbo Jenga from 2x4's

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Your favorite block stacking game, with a twist

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The Up-Please Project

The Up-Please Project

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This fun-to-build step stool let's your child be at just the right height to help with any number of counter-height activities. With knock-down joinery, it easily stores away when not in use.

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Watch a Woodworking Master at Work with His Carving

Watch a Woodworking Master at Work with His Carving

Our pal and frequent contributor, Phil Lowe, recently was part of an exhibit at the Peabody Essex Museum in Massachusetts - sort of. He starred in the background. They showed videos of him during "In...

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