I use Sketchup to draw the furniture pieces I’m going to build, and the drawing process itself as a means to “rehearse” how I’d go about building such a thing. For this American Corner Cupboard, I’ll follow my usual...
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Occasionally, I see a forums posting here on LumberJocks that asks about local woodworking clubs. Responses are always supportive of the idea of joining such a group, though often lack specific information that relates to the locale of the origin...
Following is a validated list of active Illinois Woodworking Clubs. I contacted each club to confirm the contact information and verify that they are still actively meeting. To find out more, you can check out either the website provided or s...
My first step is to design the piece I’m gonna build, but I NEVER start from scratch. This step can take me a very long time. Like, years. I see that as a GOOD thing. I’m only going to be able to do one major piece a year, so it...