Just thought I’d see if any of my fellow Lumberjocks are headed out to Exotic Lumber, Inc. in Gaithersburg, MD for the Lie-Nielsen hand tool event this Friday and Saturday (May 6 & 7). Raney Nelson of Daed Toolworks will be exhibiting as...
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Location: East Coventry Twp., Pottstown, Pennsylvania
My name is Chuck Bender. I am a professional furniture maker specializing in 17th, 18th and early 19th Century American reproductions. I've been working wood for over 30 years. You can see some examples of my work at my website. I've recently started a woodworking school which you can also learn about at my website. I write occassionally for Popular Woodworking Magazine. I also teach and give woodworking presentations at woodworking shows and woodworking clubs across the country. In October of 2009, I was one of the presenters at Popular Woodworking's Woodworking in America Hand Tools Conference and I've recently released my first instructional DVD.
I hope to learn from being part of the lumberjocks community and, hopefully, help others learn from my years of experience. It looks like I've become a regular fixture around here.
-- Chuck Bender, Senior Editor Popular Woodworking Magazine, period furniture maker, woodworking instructor
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Next weekend The Woodworking Shows comes to Somerset, NJ. Talking with the floor managers a couple of weeks ago, the place is going to be packed with exhibitors. I’ll be set up as usual in my booth demonstrating handcut dovetails and how to ...
This coming weekend is the Columbus, Ohio Woodworking Show. I’ll have my usual booth set up and I’m wondering how many Lumberjocks I’ll get to see this year? If you’re coming, make sure you stop by the booth and say hello. ...
Well, the season is in full swing. Baltimore was a blast! Now it’s time to gear up for the New England show this weekend. I’ll be doing both my dovetail demo and my carving demo at the show this weekend. I might even have a few surpris...
The show season is nearly upon us here in the east. I’ll be trekking out to some of The Woodworking Shows again this year and I’m wondering if any of my fellow Lumberjocks will be there? I’ve got a couple of new demos geared u...