Just finished ripping a 5-foot 2×4 for an artist’s easel, and Holy Crap was that a workout. I’m hella proud of the straight cut, but I think I have a new appreciation for the hybrid approach. It’s enough to make a guy wa...
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Beginning woodworker already deeply obsessed with vintage handtools, Paul Sellers videos and the pursuit of the perfect dovetail. Journalist and marketing guy in real life, but I'd rather be in my shop than in front of my computer any day.
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Mike Rowe, the former host of “Dirty Jobs” and a passionate supporter of the skilled trades, has lent his support and talent to support the students of the Ottawa (Ill.) Township High School Industrial Arts program who walked out of class when it ...
The current craze for reclaimed furniture, or primitive furniture, means unique opportunities and challenges for woodworkers. The main benefit is that interest in reclaimed is tied to a desire for handmade furniture, and that’s good for woodwo...
If you’re new to woodworking, or just thinking of starting, then welcome to a world of deep creative satisfaction, personal discovery and the meditative bliss that comes with the sound of a finely tuned hand plane schicking across a piece of...
The Woodcraft store in Libertyville, IL, closed its doors for good on March 19. Over the previous two weeks, I had received emails from the store announcing huge discounts… 30% off everything, then 50, then 75. While no closing was announced...