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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
I’ve been thinking about making this jig for years. Since nice weather has arrived I have to make a picket fence. All slats will end to a sharp point, meaning I have to cut them at an acute angle. I used to do that on the tablesaw but each time I got several cutoffs flying around my head. No more !!!view details
I'm very excited to be teaching my first carving class, starting on Saturday, May 15th I was asked by Gerry Phelan the owner of, “Midwest Woodworkers,”a well known woodworking store here...view details
Arthrographis cuboidea is the best pink stain to use when spalting. Learn how to find it, culture it, and get it growing in your spalting tubs at home.view details
Wood species plays a big role in the amount and type of spalting you get on a piece. Learn how to hedge your spalting bets with the right wood.view details
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