June 2004

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Out on a Limb: Many Woodworkers Have Knowledge Gap

By Steve Shanesy Page: 8 From the June 2004 issue #141 Buy this issue now In the early decades of the 20th century, home woodworking got its start when woodworking machines with electric motors were first marketed to homeowners. These machines made it possible for untrained and unskilled enthusiasts to produce projects of surprising...

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Out of the Woodwork: The Painted Panther

American folk art meets the world’s most collectible hand saw. By Ralph Brendler Page: 96 From the June 2004 issue #141 Buy this issue now It’s easy to understand why folk artists love to paint on saws – a saw blade is a large and flat area that is easy to paint, yet the...