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Ode To Small Shops #1: From Garage to Patio to Deck, My Small Shop Finally Has A Home

1977 days ago by slooper | 4 comments »

My first shop was what I could squeeze into a one car garage, leaving enough room for the car of course, and a workbench in my crowded basement. My second “shop”, if one could call it that, was a combination of a 3’x6’ closet off the patio of my 1st floor apartment, the 6’x10’ patio with picnic table, and the back of a utility trailer. If I caught you scratching your head, let me explain. My big tools; table saw, jointer and planer; were in a storage she...

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Photo Report: Woodworking In Sri Lanka

1994 days ago by Martin Sojka | 23 comments »

I’ve returned from a great vacation yesterday. We’ve visited lots of beautiful places in Sri Lanka and one of them was a small local woodworking factory. I’ve taken following photos for you to enjoy: Lots of hand tools in action, huh? ;)

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Vacation ignorance

2007 days ago by Woodbutchery | 2 comments »

Just spent the last two weeks on vacation (I get a ton of it, and I can only roll-over so much of it), and I spent much of it on small projects around the house (see my 1st three project entries). Sometime yesterday I figured that I was just ignurnt about vacation-time, which a lot of people use to get away from doing things. Yet, here I was, straightening up the workshop, working on jigs, fixing up kitchen spaces … some people call it work. So why do I feel rested? I put it dow...

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"Hobbit Holes in MyWorld" --by RusticWoodArt #38: Colors of Shellac from a Kayak

2016 days ago by frank | 9 comments »

Colors of Shellac from a Kayak ….where art thou going oh gods of kayaking,“i go out in the tops of mountain ponds”,who is the one that you paddle along with by your side,“i paddle with the love of my heart who longs with me….” ”—-and so i turned the page to write again some words of wood—-” ....and so the gods came down to play amongst a colored backdrop,completed with water that still holds dreams of blue liquid desire,...

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Mirrors from my Website blog #3: So What's Wrong With Being a Luddite, Anyway?

2024 days ago by Texasgaloot | 5 comments »

Warning: the following is written in my blog’s wierd, arcane style… read at your own risk. Once again the literary blog of Chris Schwartz has stimulated my own (somewhat cranked) chain of consciousness toward the philosophical side of woodworking. “The Schwartz” recently offered a very positive review of Roy Underhill’s newest book (the link is here), which wasn’t fair because I can’t go out and buy it yet, and pre-ordering it only makes me feel like I’m 8 years old and it’s t...

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Process #1: Process: Sustainable Wooden Jewelry by PrasseinDesignStudio

2028 days ago by Etsy | 3 comments »

This is a video produced by my multi-talented Etsian colleague Eric Beug. In addition to producing, shooting and editing the video he also composed the score. Check it out!Process is a new Etsy video series that features the intimate relationship formed between Etsy sellers and the handmade items that they create and make available to the world through their online shops. Process is not to be confused with a How-To video, as each video is intended to show each seller’s unique artistic v...

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Off-Topic: Social Networking

2036 days ago by ahpeditor | 8 comments »

I’m a woodworker. I’m also an editor working for a company that publishes woodworking content. So I want to start with this disclaimer. My personal posts to the website have nothing whatsoever to do with my employer. All comments are my own. Period. Now the important stuff. My first post isn’t about woodworking. It happens to be about social networking and sites like this and how they can help good, worthy causes. Let me explain. This morning when I logged onto my comp...

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woodworking shows #1: are there any good ones in NC

2036 days ago by dadof3 | 1 comment »

I am in Hickory, NC and am looking for a good woodworking show. I love going to shows and just checking out all the stuff. Does anyone know of any good ones in the area?

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Hi, my name is John and I am a Tool Junkie #1: Grizzly Tent Sale - Muncy PA - Sept 13, 2008

2039 days ago by John | 9 comments »

Where can you buy 1000 (full size) sheets of (nice, waterproof) sandpaper for $1.00? Those were the first things to go; I managed to grab 2 boxes in the frenzy, one box of 150 grit, one of 280… Need a sheet? let me know! At 8:00 Saturday morning, Grizzly Industrial’s annual tent sale in Muncy PA opened their doors. I thought I would check this thing out, and actually got there 15 minutes early thinking I would take a look around before the crowds showed up at 10:00 or so…...

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3rd Annual Home Depot St.Catharines Woodworking Show

2051 days ago by Kevin Violette | 4 comments »

3rd Annual Home Depot Woodworking Show SATURDAY OCTOBER 25, 2008St.Catharines HOME DEPOT20 YMCA Dr.L2N 7R610:00 am – 4:00 pm Woodworking CompetitionTwo categories to enter: -Small Project (has to fit inside a 2ft square box) -Large Project (greater than a 2ft square box)PRIZES! PRIZES! and more PRIZES! Make something great and come show it off! Woodworking SeminarsHow to sharpen your chisels and blades 11:00-12:00Introduction to the scroll saw 12:00-1:00How to s...

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