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#1 posted 01-10-2012 06:34 PM

Learn and appreciate the role of hand tools. There is a place for hand tools and a place for power tools.

I was over-exposed to Norm in my early years. I greatly appreciate Norm for introducing me to woodworking but Norm has a power tool bias. Norm’s successor, Tommy Mac, has a much more balanced approach using both power and hand tools. I wish I had been exposed to that approach early on.

-- Rich, Cedar Rapids, IA - I'm a woodworker. I don't create beauty, I reveal it.

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