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Blog entry by Todd A. Clippinger posted 618 days ago 3572 reads 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hey guys – I was a guest on a couple of podcasts last week (I am way behind on timely blog entries.)

First, I joined LJ member Marc Spagnuolo at the WoodWhisperer Guild. You need to be a member to access this podcast where we talk about doing built-ins. We cover several of the techniques, strategies and things to look for as you design and install a built-in project.

If you are on the fence about if you should join the Guild or not, I will say that as a person that makes my living out of the shop, Marc gives great information and I endorse his guild program. (No – he did not pay me to say that but I expect delivery of a new truck from him any day now.)

A couple of days later I joined the guys from the Modern Woodworkers Association on their podcast. The Modern Woodworkers Association is the combined effort of the following guys (in no particular order):

Tom Iovino of Tom's Workbench
Chris Adkins of High Rock Woodworking
DyamiPlotke of The Penultimate Workshop
Nick Roulleau of Mansfield Fine Furniture

Their podcasts are open for public consumption and they cover all things woodworking. In this episode they talk about the Woodworking In America shows and some general happenings in the world of woodworking. I come in about 17:45 where you can see me looking like a tecnnoboob as I try to figure out how to connect with these guys.

After that we talk about the museum exhibition where I have my prairie chandelier on display, not sleeping to get it done, and the 5 questions they ask all of their guests. You will find out if I prefer thongs or boxers and we also talk about my sharpening techniques that really upset the “woodworking establishment.”

I just watched the video and, even though I participated in it a few days ago, I was surprised at how many gold nuggets there were in the information we cover. I actually spill the beans and share the secret to successful woodworking!

I really had a great time with these guys and I was still energized the next couple of days after talking with them. I hope you enjoy the video and get something useful out of it.

Be sure to catch them this Wed at 9 p.m. EST for their next podcast with guest Andy Chidwick. Andy is an LJ member also showing at the Museum of the Rockies fine woodworking exhibition in Bozeman, MT. He is a great craftsman and teacher so be sure to catch him or watch the video later at the Modern Woodworkers Association.

Your friend in the shop –
Todd A. Clippinger
Share the Love~Share the Knowledge

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana, http://americancraftsmanworkshop.com



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a1Jim

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#1 posted 618 days ago

Thanks for the tips Todd I’m glad you had such a good time
I’m a subscriber to Charles Neil’s “Mastering Woodworking” subscription pod cast, He is in the process of building a Goddard Townsend tall clock (something I thought I’d never see in a pod cast) He has been taking us through it step by step even showing how to make a pin router to make some of the molding with.I think he has a reduced price trial going on right now. http://www.cn-woodworking.com/join-mastering-woodworking/

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Todd A. Clippinger

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#2 posted 618 days ago

a1Jim – Charles Neil is the MAN! I really respect his skills and desire to share them to develop the next round of woodworkers.

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana, http://americancraftsmanworkshop.com

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Beginningwoodworker

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#3 posted 618 days ago

Congrats, Todd!

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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Joe Lyddon

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#4 posted 618 days ago

WOW!

That’s the first time I’ve seen a podcast like that!
... sure bounced around a lot! ... then settled down a little…

It was nice seeing you, Todd…
You’ve put in a lot of work on making yourself ‘known’... Glad it’s paying off for you… Finally!

Thank you.

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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Dave

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#5 posted 618 days ago

Todd I was there and enjoyed it a lot. I have attended this podcast for a few months now. I have gotten a lot from these. They are great. We get to real-time participate and ask questions. The humor is woodworking related and so much fun. You guys did a great job and I enjoyed it a lot.
The social networking is how I found these guys. I tweet, google+ and facebook with these guys. It is a great way to get ideas and learn many things. You also can read there personal blogs and get even more knowledge. The internet is a great tool, it has the ability to pull so many people together from all over the planet.
Thanks for all you do Todd.

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are." http://chiselandforge.com

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Grumpy

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#6 posted 614 days ago

Well done Todd

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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Ken90712

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#7 posted 613 days ago

Great post, I like it, And yes Charles Neil is one of the good guys! He really helped me when I was having trouble with some dye streaking. Enjoyed the podcast,,,,Nice job!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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