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Oneida Air Systems Awards Woodworking Students

Oneida Air Systems Awards Woodworking Students

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Two students receive the OAS Future Craftsmen Scholarship.

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Woodworking Abroad

Woodworking Abroad

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I returned to the Chippendale International School of Furniture in Scotland for my second year, and I am once again inspired by their mix of traditional techniques, ability to adapt to new situations, and their progressive and unabashed approach to furniture making.

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Span Trees: A German Craft Tradition

Span Trees: A German Craft Tradition

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A German woodworker's amazing use of a chisel at the lathe and bench.

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Turn a Block of Wood into a Box of Money

Turn a Block of Wood into a Box of Money

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Craftsman combines carving and trompe l'oiel painting to make a box of bills that could fool the sharpest eye. Check out the step-by-step photos.

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Deinonychus Skull Carving

Deinonychus Skull Carving

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Woodworking and paleontology meet in this hand-carved scale dinosaur skull.

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The Unfinished Cathedral

The Unfinished Cathedral

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An architect's passion and talent expressed through woodworking.

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Small Scale Woodworking with a Big Imagination

Small Scale Woodworking with a Big Imagination

Tiny tree doors appear in woody areas: Is it the handiwork of miniature crafters, or someone else? You be the judge.

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Totally Turning 2013

Totally Turning 2013

World class woodturners, instant galleries and the Woodworkers Showcase makes Saratoga Springs a woodworkers destination .

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UPDATE: Carving in the Round by Andrew Thomas and How to Carve Wood by Richard Butz

UPDATE: Carving in the Round by Andrew Thomas and How to Carve Wood by Richard Butz

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See who won a copy of Carving in the Round and How to Carve Wood

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The hobbit cupboard completed

The hobbit cupboard completed

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Custom-forged hinges are the final touch on a middle earth-inspired cabinet.

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A bed fit for a princess

A bed fit for a princess

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Marc Adams models his school on the Disney philosophy of "plussing," or taking each new effort higher than the last. He is just completing an amazing bed that comes straight out of "Beauty and the Beast."

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Carving (Branding) the Lowboy

Carving (Branding) the Lowboy

My previous blog entry showed a video of the building of the Philadelphia Lowboy in SketchUp. Several of the components in the SketchUp model showed the carving that is typical of these pieces. These...

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Liam Flynn: Virtuoso Vessel Maker

Liam Flynn: Virtuoso Vessel Maker

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Using straightforward turning and carving techniques, Irish woodworker Liam Flynn turns extraordinary vessels from green wood and enriches their refined forms with freehand fluting. This slideshow presents an array of his work and methods.

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A furniture biography of Gene Landon

A furniture biography of Gene Landon

One of Gene Landon's long time students has written a book about Gene's furniture making by focusing on his house

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Nora Hall, 1922-2011

Nora Hall, 1922-2011

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Nora Hall, renowned master woodcarver and teacher, died July 19 after a short bout with cancer.

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UPDATE: Book Giveaway: Acanthus Carving and Design by Bob Yorburg & Hans Sandom, Illustrator

UPDATE: Book Giveaway: Acanthus Carving and Design by Bob Yorburg & Hans Sandom, Illustrator

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See who won a copy of Acanthus Carving and Design

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Best pieces from the biggest woodworking club in America

Best pieces from the biggest woodworking club in America

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Each year the San Diego Fine Woodworkers Association holds its annual show at the San Diego County Fair in Del Mar, Calif., drawing as many as 400 pieces from all around the U.S. This year was another wonderful outpouring of woodworking passion and talent.

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Wood Carved Jhoola Indoor India Swing Bench

"Wood Carved Jhoola" Indoor India Swing Bench

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I just finished making & carving this unique indoor India swing bench, for a customer, it is also known as the Oonjal or Jhoola. This type of swing bench is not readily available without an...

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A woodworkers Italian holiday.

A woodworker's Italian holiday.

A holiday in Italy touring ancient Rome and Herculaneum reveals many decorative elements still used in period furniture

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UPDATE: Book Giveaway: Carving 18th Century American Furniture Elements by Tony Kubalak

UPDATE: Book Giveaway: Carving 18th Century American Furniture Elements by Tony Kubalak

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See who won a copy of Carving 18th Century American Furniture Elements

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