Recent comments

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

I haven't carved anything since Boy Scouts. As I recall, it was fun. I'd love to add this to my woodworking repertoire. These books sound like they would be a big help to get involved in more serious carving.

Re: UPDATE: DVD Giveaway: Surface Preparation and Staining by Hendrik Varju

The final finish on any project has always been a challenge. I suspect the information in this set would go a long way in mitigating that for me.

Re: 10 Ways to Avoid Shop Fires

Consider the layout of your shop when positioning fire extinguishers by the exit as recommended in tip #10. A second extinguisher may be warranted at the opposite end of the shop. I was nearly trapped by a small fire that broke out in a shop vac that was between me and the exit (and at the time the ONLY extinguisher). Fortunately all turned out well, but now there is an extinguisher at EACH end of my shop.

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