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These aren't boxes... they're little wooden dream cubes!

These aren't boxes... they're little wooden dream cubes!

10 days ago by StumpyNubs | 4 comments »

A few months ago I got a copy of Dennis Zongker’s book and I’ve had a lot of time to digest it. I have to admit, I am just as in love with it now as I was when I first penned a review. So I decided to make a video… (Friend us on facebook, follow us on Twitter, and visit the Stumpy Store to help support the show!) The video is based on my original written review, which is transcribed below: When I first saw Dennis Zongker’s new book I thought, MAN that sucker’s shi...

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Illustrated Cabinetmaking How to Design and Construct Furniture That Works By Bill Hylton Fox Chapel

Illustrated Cabinetmaking How to Design and Construct Furniture That Works By Bill Hylton Fox Chapel

26 days ago by TooliganGalloot | 8 comments »

Illustrated Cabinetmaking How to Design and Construct Furniture That WorksBy Bill Hylton Fox Chapel Publishing ISBN: 978-1-56523-369-0 “This book is divided into 4 sections: Fundamentals, Joints, Subassemblies and Furniture. Each section clearly explains and illustrates the section topic well with easily understood terms or readily supplied definitions for new terms. The illustrations and text really do an excellent job of communicating how a particular joint or aspect of furniture work. I...

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Wooden Boxes by Dennis Zongker

Wooden Boxes by Dennis Zongker

44 days ago by BritBoxmaker | 3 comments »

A nicely varied choice of boxes, with a thorough and detailed explanation of construction techniques and excellent presentation make this one of those best buys amongst books on the subject of boxmaking. Easy to follow and not in the slightest verbose. You could do worse than treat it as a reference book for the many useful techniques it describes. Pound for pound it is one of the most valuable books on box making in my collection. Well done sir.

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  Pepperwood Burl Writing Box

Pepperwood Burl Writing Box

59 days ago by Dennis Zongker | 5 comments »

Fellow LJ member Roger Bean wrote a great E-book on making a Pepperwood Burl Writing Box which has 119 pages filled with pictures and easy to follow step-by-step instructions. This eBook is not a repeat of volume 1; most of the materials are different and provides useful information to add to Roger’s series. I have always admired Rogers work and his boxes are beautiful. I enjoyed looking over his shoulder because a woodworker can learn a lot from others and Rogers’s style and explanations ...

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Great guide for LJs looking to harvest and for general all around good knowledge

Great guide for LJs looking to harvest and for general all around good knowledge

66 days ago by woodenwarrior | 5 comments »

My daughter and I love to go for walks in the woods near our house. When we do, I point out and explain to her all of the trees I know and how to identify them. However, my knowledge is limited and in the winter its much harder with a lack of foliage. My wife purchased this guide for me to take with us on our walks. It includes cut outs on the top of each fan of the index that displays the leaf and bark of the tree. Included is information concerning the range of the tree, average size...

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Ready to carve a wizard?

Ready to carve a wizard?

71 days ago by KTMM (Krunkthemadman) aka. Lucas Crenshaw | 2 comments »

This is one of the two books by Tom Wolfe that I own. Please read my other review here regarding Tom's Dragon book. I want to start out by thanking Tom for writing the books he has written. If any of you out there know Mr. Wolfe personally, tell him I said thanks. The back cover of this book sums up why I got this book, and why it was written. It reads, “Among the most popular of Tom Wolfe’s carving books is Tom Wolfe Carves Dragons. From the day it came off the presses ...

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Ready to carve a dragon?

Ready to carve a dragon?

71 days ago by KTMM (Krunkthemadman) aka. Lucas Crenshaw | 3 comments »

I want to start out by thanking Tom for writing the books he has written. This is one of two books from Tom Wolfe that I own, the other being Tom Wolfe carves Wizards, imagine that. Tom has written over 50 books, and from what I’ve read and seen in the two I have, I’ll be buying more in the future. If any of you out there know Mr. Wolfe personally, tell him I said thanks.Part of what got me interested in this book is that I love fantasy creatures. Dragons, Wizards, Elves, etc....

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A novice review of Dennis Zongker's book on Wooden Boxes

A novice review of Dennis Zongker's book on Wooden Boxes

76 days ago by Craig Havran | 1 comment »

I cannot accurately call myself a woodworker. I’m in love with woodturning, but aspire to gain more knowledge in several other fields of woodworking. As I continue to improve as a turner, I feel that I am at a point in my turning where I can start to tackle making the high end chess sets that got me into this beautiful art in the first place. My problem was/is that even after I create a set, how do I present it to a perspective customer? I doubt they will share my acceptance of using a ...

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VIDEO REVIEW- A big ol' book of wood finishing wisdom!

VIDEO REVIEW- A big ol' book of wood finishing wisdom!

85 days ago by StumpyNubs | 14 comments »

I got my hands on Charles Neil’s encyclopedia of finishing wisdom and decided to make a video review. I think you’ll like it… Watch it here, and enjoy! Then come back and leave a comment! (Friend us on facebook, follow us on Twitter, and visit the Stumpy Store to help support the show!)

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With the Grain: A Craftman's Guide to Understanding Wood

With the Grain: A Craftman's Guide to Understanding Wood

93 days ago by dan81 | 4 comments »

Hi LJ’s, First off, I have no formal training in woodworking. Everything I’ve learned to date has been by either reading a book, a website, watching a YouTube video or trying something “logical” in the shop to see if it works. Well, I recently received a book for Christmas that I’d requested Santa bring me. It is by Christian Becksvoort, a name we are all familiar with I suspect. This book covers subjects like land management and lumber harvesting / dryi...

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