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Carving, with a "Power Grinder"view details
Some fungi work best on a very specific host. Check out the incredible zone lines created by the Violet Toothed Polypore on birch!view details
Roland Johnson's Complete Illustrated Guide to Bandsaws is at the bookstores!view details
I'm on the road with The Woodworking Shows again this season and it starts this weekend (Oct. 22-24) at the Big Town Exhibition Hall in Mesquite Texas, a suburb of Dallas.view details
Do you want to know how to make a really strong base for your workbench? I'll show you how!view details
A video diary from Bill Peck’s workbench class at the Connecticut Valley School of Woodworking. Met woodworkers from three different states (only two non-engineers) and put together this short video report. Get a Bob Van Dyke tip on tapping holes and learn about some of the "challenges" of building a workbench.view details
We finished the benchtops by installing the front vise and tail vise. Then we took them across town to have them sanded. The tail vise installation was difficult due to a procedural issue but we finally resolved it.view details
Fomes fomentarius loves birch like rabbits love carrots! Learn how to get some serious zone lines with this fungus.view details
Come along to see the second day of workbench class at Connecticut Valley School of Woodworking. Today we glued up the end vise, made twin mortises and tenons to join workbenchtop parts, and got a portion of the first workbench top dry fitted together.view details
Follow along as I build a woodworkers workbench at Connecticut Valley School of Woodworking in a week long class. The bench we are building is similar to the Lie Nielsen workbench and uses the Lie Nielsen vise hardware.view details
This week I'm taking the class; Build a Traditional Cabinetmaker's Workbench. I'll report on my progress each day and give you the inside scoop on what its like. I'm really excited about building a real cabinetmakers workbench with Lie Neilsen vise hardware and solid maple construction.view details
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