3 hrs ago
The Transition from Building Boxes to Building Your Own Furniture
I've been pushing at the borders of my woodworking knowledge lately. I can feel a growth spurt coming on.
8 hrs ago
Arts & Mysteries: Small-shop Efficiencies
I've worked in a small workshop for many years now. Many, if not most woodworkers, would classify my 7' x 13' space more as a closet than a workshop.
12 hrs ago
Mighty Router Planes
If you're a woodworker who prefers to plug things in, you know there are still at least a few hand tools you need.
16 hrs ago
KPLC-TV Lake Charles
Louisiana Traveler - Christmas yard ornaments
Students in the "RISE Connection" program in Calcasieu Parish schools are making Christmas yard decorations in their classroom this month.
18 hrs ago
Woodworking Essentials: Taming the Table Saw
There are good reasons that the table saw is at the center of many shops. This machine revolutionized the way we make things.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Arts and Crafts Glass-Front Cabinet
It features a wide variety if techniques that are meant to broaden the skill set of any woodworker.
A new lathe: Turnings of comfort and joy
Christmas came early for me this year. My wife Kate and I were lounging around the day after Thanksgiving, trying to recover from an overdose of turkey and stuffing.
Congrats to our Festool/PWM Sweepstakes Winner
Brian Denmeade, of Columbiana, Ohio, is the lucky winner of a Festool Kapex compound miter saw and Festool CT 26 dust extractor .
Progressive Furniture enjoys Mexican connection
But over the years, Mexico has become an equally, if not more, important resource than any one of those countries, particularly in bedroom.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Fred Field for the Boston Globe Woodworker-author cuts to what's important in life
After crunching up the gravel driveway of the Center for Furniture Craftsmanship in Rockport, the first things a visitor might see are the manicured grounds, with artful wooden benches, carefully placed greenery, and neat, two-story buildings resembling barns.
4 Reasons to Try Veneering
When I hear the word "veneering," I reflexively think of the many hours I spent feeding 4 8 sheets of plywood into the Joos hot press machine where I used to work.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Glenwood Springs Post-Independent
Two new enterprises may soon sprout in Silt
Two proposals before Silt would expand the local business community by two new enterprises - a cabinetry and woodworking shop in the Silt Commercial Condominiums complex at 401 Main St., and a 56-acre business known as the Camp Colorado River Recreational Vehicle Park in the Ferguson Crossing development in between I-70 and the Colorado River.
Essential Milling Machines
Before you can begin any woodworking project, some preliminary work is in order.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Cerritos College makes music in ukulele workshop
The Woodworking and Community Education departments collaborated with Monica Esparza, a Spanish classical instrument builder with more than 20 years of experience in building guitars and instruments, during the workshop, which ran from Nov. 15 through Nov. 24. The students built their own soprano ukuleles.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Peninsula Daily News
Sequim show to exhibit 17 wood artisans
THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST Wood Artisans Show and Sale features demonstrations, prize drawings and displays of hand-carved and painted art from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Pioneer Park, 387 E. Washington St. Admission is free.
Medford Mail Tribune
Annual swap meet a riot of musicians
Iknow that we've started the long, fast slide to winter holiday madness because the 16th annual Musicians Swap Meet happened last week at the Bellview Grange in Ashland.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Makita: Despite Strong Fundamentals, Not A Buy
Makita Corporation manufactures and markets an array of electric power tools globally.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Are You Still Reading a Ruler? Learn to Use Better Marking and Measurement Tools
We learn how to read a ruler in grade school, and for lack of more advanced instruction many of us go on reading a ruler for the rest of our lives - including in our shops.
Year End Tax Planning For The Self-Employed
Self-employed individuals do get some decent tax breaks. Maybe not as many as the big guys but take advantage of as many as you can.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
The Hegemonist's Gift Guide
Yes, I'm poking fun at Chris Schwarz and his " Anarchist's Gift Guide ," but also at ourselves over subordinate states is regulated by threat of forcesuch as, one could presume, a pink slip).* Below you'll find our "Highly Recommended" choices from the 2013 issues of the magazine, along with links to buy them - I think they're excellent additions ... (more)