A few months ago, I was flipping thru Tage Frid’s Teaching Woodworking series, and I realized how well those instructive textbooks have held up for the past 30 years. So I did a little more research, and came up with a historic woodworker...
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Location: Brownsburg Indiana
Am an retired amateur woodworker who creates toys that are donated at Christmas and create a few carving.
Recently have become interested in the history of woodworking at the turn of the last century. Have posted historic woodworker tribute videos on YouTube.com under channel Hoosierwoodcraft.
-- Thanks to the Wood Spirit, Tom
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Developed this video tribute to the furniture designer Charles Rohlfs and his impact on Arts and Craft Furniture at the turn of the 20th Century. The video can be found at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TmzQFLXhzTQ&feature=em-upload_owner
Have made this woodworker tribute video to Charles A Smith for his mechanic ability and his ability to create the wooden works and case in a wooden pendulum clock in the 1930s and 40s. The video tells about his progress in making his first clock ...
This video attempts to capture the furniture building traditions in three eras: 1880s in Grand Rapids, Michigan; 1940s in Barrett, North Carolina; and 2010s in Longjiana, China. The video tracks a slow decline in craftsmanship, integrity, and pr...
Over the last month, I have focused on a woodworker in the 15th century that created religious carvings for the medieval church. If you were not a farmer, a soldier, or a priest, a woodworker would most likely create images for the church that do...