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Forum topic by Shane posted 09-04-2015 01:56 PM 828 views 0 times favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Shane

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09-04-2015 01:56 PM

The free episodes on newyankee.com have started over from the beginning and so Norm is using tools that are more closely related to what most of us can afford. Kinda cool to watch.


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#1 posted 09-04-2015 02:06 PM

Norm rocks. I still enjoy watching those episodes after all these years.

-- PaulMayer, http://www.vernswoodgoods.com

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#2 posted 09-04-2015 02:20 PM

Yeah they never get old.

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#3 posted 09-05-2015 10:43 AM

Same here, Norm “ROCKS”

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#4 posted 09-05-2015 03:10 PM

Somehow I did not expect the “New Yankee Workshop” brand to completely shutdown. There is too much money to be made by continuing to sell plans and DVDs.

As for Norm, Gee I wish woodworking was that easy and quick. But, he is a good ambassador for beginners interested in woodworking to watch.

As for the DVDs that they sell, do they contain more footage than the TV show of the project?

-- "I love it when a plan comes together" John "Hannibal" Smith

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#5 posted 09-05-2015 03:21 PM

i really enjoyed his drop leaf table episode. he uses a unisaw with the much maligned jet lock fence, which almost every amateur WW reviews quite harshly.

-- there's a solution to every problem.......you just have to be willing to find it.

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