If you liked Roman Woodworking by Roger Ulrich, you’ll be interested in a new TV series called 'Rome Wasn't Built in a Day.' The idea is that modern craftsman build a Roman villa using all materials and methods of the Romans. Obviously, we...
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Location: Jerusalem, Israel
I'm a PhD student writing about the Church of England's Hebraism in the 17th century. Since i am in the library all day, i find woodworking a great balance for hands-on learning. I don't have any formal training, and i live in an apartment--so it makes things a bit difficult. I have learnt a lot from looking at people's projects, so i wanted to join the Lumberjock community so i could thank the kind and generous people here and get a bit more involved.
-- 'Humility is a duty in great ones, as well as in idiots'--Jeremy Taylor
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January 11, 2011How the Microplane Grater Escaped the GarageBy JOHN T. EDGE RUSSELVILLE, Ark. “YOU mean it’s only going to be used in the kitchen?” That’s what Richard Grace, a founder of Grace Manufacturing, based here in the Arkansas Ri...
Renovo and Collins just released the first FSC-certified bicycle in the states. They’re beautiful! Meanwhile, bamboo has been used by several designers to make bicycle frames, with some companies even letting you build your own bike at their...
Woodworking-Related Content (internet) #3: Flemish Origins of Santa Clause--Who Apparently Was a Woodworker
One of my favourite blogs, the Flemish American recently posted about the Flemish origins of Santa Clause. If you follow this link and scroll down to the 4th picture (i recommend reading this quality blog, though), you can see Santa in his worksho...
The New York Times has just posted about something woodworkers have been onto for years! Recycling or refitting material for different purposes, be it furniture or cabinets. Click here for the article.