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2 hrs ago | Washington Square News

Parks and Recreation' star speaks at bookstore

At his book talk at the Union Square Barnes & Noble on Sept. 12, Nick Offerman, of NBC's hit sitcom "Parks and Recreation," had much to say about an array of matters including ballet, meat, theater and woodworking.

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Related Topix: Parks and Recreation, Entertainment, Television, Nick Offerman, Theater, Arts, Life, Hobbies, Illinois, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign

Mon Sep 15, 2014

Fine Woodworking

Shaping Wood

Shaping wood is intrinsic to woodworking. Unless you are making tree-shaped objects, a series of cuts is always required.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies

Sun Sep 14, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Master's Woodshop resurrects Statton line

For Statton Furniture's third-generation president and the Hagerstown manufacturer's craftsmen and customers, it was a sad time in late 2008 when the 82-year-old company sold off its machinery and tools, and shut its doors. Who would guess that just a few months later, the venerable Statton name would be back in the furniture-making business? Bounce back it did during the winter of 2009 when Eben Conner, who owns a custom woodworking company called The Master's Woodshop, struck a deal with former Statton president Hunt Hardinge to begin production again.

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Related Topix: Hagerstown, MD, Life, Hobbies

Fri Sep 12, 2014

NOLA.com

New Orleans home featured in New York Times showcase of those selling for $1.5 million

A mixed-use residence in the Carrollton neighborhood is featured with two others in a New York Times showcase of homes being sold for $1.5 million. The others are in Durango, Colo.

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Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, Life, Hobbies

Nashoba Publishing Online

Local woodworker offers free classes to vets as 'thank you'

On a Wednesday evening, veteran Lee Curll stands in the basement of Ayer resident Steve Branam, watching him shave a block of wood. Beforehand, Branam offers a little safety lesson on the chisel -- a small tool that doesn't look nearly as intimidating as the saws, hammers and metal that fill the room.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Pepperell, MA

Wed Sep 10, 2014

The Campbell Reporter

South Bay Wood Workers combine creativity with artistry

Looking at a piece of wood, it can be difficult to imagine it as an intricate table, an ornate sculpture or even a beautifully carved bowl or jewelry box. But the members of South Bay Wood Workers have been creating these types of pieces and so much more for three decades.

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Related Topix: Santa Clara County, CA, Los Gatos, CA, Life, Saratoga, CA

Tue Sep 09, 2014

Silver City Sun-News

The art shop shuffle - stores are moving to new locations in downtown Silver City

Raven's Nest owner Jeff Hawley Monday morning. He is excited to be at his new space, which is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday.

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Related Topix: Silver City, NM, Life, Hobbies

Popular Woodworking

Arts & Mysteries: Pre-anarchist's Tool Chest

Centuries before we all read Christopher Schwarz's "The Anarchist's Tool Chest" , craftsmen compiled lists of what they perceived as a basic set of tools for a young man starting his career in the woodworking trades. They just didn't publish them on blogs or web sites, or in books and other far-reaching media.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

Popular Woodworking

To Get Perfect Seams, Remember: Don't Stop

One of the best pieces of woodworking advice is, "Go slow, it's faster." But that doesn't apply to gluing up narrow boards into panels.

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Fine Woodworking

HELP - Reader's Gallery - Fine Woodworking

This is a picture of what my saw looks like, its an old Beaver. I inherited it from my dad.

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Fri Sep 05, 2014

Popular Woodworking

What's Important in Organizing a Shop?

I've worked in a 2,000 square-foot professional shop and I now work in a one-car garage shop, and the one thing that's universal for all shops is that you've got to be able to find stuff. Whether it's the marking gauge that was on the bench just yesterday, or that ogee router bit that is in either the router or the drawer, disorganization is a big hang-up.

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Lifehacker

Choose The Right Sander for Your Project

Sanding is an essential part of any finished woodworking project. In its simplest form, you can use a piece of sandpaper and some elbow grease, but power sanders are much faster and more efficient.

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Thu Sep 04, 2014

Fine Woodworking

Time to Build a Drill Press Table

I cut a half-circle into the back edge of the fence to get more clearance around the drilling area. The half-circle fits around the drill press' post.

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Popular Woodworking

12 Rules for Tool Chests

Christopher Schwarz has produced some terrific blog posts recently on the topic of hand tool storage. For those of you who read those posts and decide to build a traditional tool chest, the following excerpt from the Chris Schwarz archives may be very helpful.

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Fine Woodworking

A Writing Arm Chair

Next week our woodworking classes begin their Fall session. I'm working up a new chair design for the class, a Windsor Writing Arm Chair.

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Wed Sep 03, 2014

Boston.com

Beverly shop a woodworking mecca

Master furniture maker Phil Lowe instructs Joe Valdez of California while he builds a demilune table at the Furniture Institute of Massachusetts in Beverly. At the ocean end of Water Street in Beverly, in an old brick building that once served as a stable, the air is filled with the sounds and aromas of wood being transformed from "log to furniture," as Philip Lowe describes it.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Recreational Vehicle, Award, Benicia, CA

Cupertino Courier

South Bay Wood Workers combine creativity with artistry

Photograph by George Sakkestad Saratoga resident Charles Airing holds up a couple of curly maple boards at his homebased woodshop. Airing has been a member of the South Bay Woodworkers for the past 20 years.

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Related Topix: Santa Clara County, CA, Los Gatos, CA, Life

Popular Woodworking

Shop Talk Sessions at Woodworking in America 2014

At Woodworking in America 2015 , in addition to the education sessions in the classrooms from such woodworking luminaries as Will Neptune, Roy Underhill, Drew Langsner, Phil Lowe, Patrick Edwards, Don Williams and more, we're offering a variety of hour-long Shop Talk sessions in the Marketplace .

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Popular Woodworking

Woodworking in America Give-a-ways

Each year at Woodworking in America there are prizes awarded in the marketplace.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

BlogTO

MakeWorks brings innovation to former shoe factory on College St.

MakeWorks is a co-working office, a maker space, a startup incubator, and an events spot all in one.

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