Jeff Skiver

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Out of the Woodwork: The Boys in the Guild

No doubt, you’ll fit right in. By Jeff Skiver Page: 96 From the December 2007 issue #166 Buy this issue now A woodworking club offers countless rewards to the aspiring craftsman. It provides a platform for displaying your work. It offers the chance to learn new techniques. It affords you the opportunity to find...

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Out of the Woodwork: Sharpeners’ Anonymous

A 12-step program for regrowing forearm hair. By Jeff Skiver Page: 88 From the December 2008 Issue #173 Buy this issue now I head through the main doors, down the stairs to the basement, arriving at the third door on the right. Like everyone else, I grab a cup of coffee before finding a...

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Out of the Woodwork: Et tu, Brute?

But a small cut may lead to thoughts of treason. By Jeff Skiver Page: 88 From the October 2008 issue #171 Buy this issue now I already have more lumber than I can use. However, I cannot seem to resist acquiring new trophy pieces. My dilemma comes from the fact I do not feel...

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Great Woodshops: Woodworking With a Mission

Tillers International teaches sustainable skills to help improve lives. By Jeff Skiver Pages: 74-76 From the June 2008 issue #169 Buy this issue now Most woodworking classes start the same way – with the students introducing themselves and telling about their backgrounds and interests. The most recent class I attended, at Tillers International, was...

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Out of the Woodwork: My New Apprentice

It’s hard to teach a new dog the old dog’s tricks. By Jeff Skiver Page: 88 From the April 2008 issue #168 Buy this issue now My woodshop is a frustrating place to be at the moment. I am breaking in a new apprentice, and he and I are having issues. We are not...