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No Foolin’: Lie-Nielsen Hand Tool Event Friday & Saturday

A couple folk have contacted us with questions about lodging and local delicacies in preparation for a trip to Cincinnati for the April 4-5 Lie-Nielsen Hand Tool Event (10 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday) at the Popular Woodworking Magazine office and shop. And not only will the fine folk from Lie-Nielsen Toolworks...

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Butt Chisels & Butt Mortise Planes

In the short video posted last Thursday (1/30/2014), Christopher Schwarz talks about chisels. At the tail end of the clip, he talks about butt chisels where he mentions that these chisels are shorter and have great balance when knocking out dovetail waste, but you use a bench chisel for that, too. So why do...

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Sawing Events (& Prizes) at Hand Tool Olympics 2013

Over the next couple of posts, I’ll reminisce about the Hand Tool Olympics from Woodworking in America 2012, including a list of those who won the events (just to let you know who to keep an eye on as you stroll through the Marketplace) and those who benefited from participation – won a great...

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String Inlay Tools – Radius Cutters

On Hannah’s Inlaid Chest from our June 2013 magazine (issue #204), I scratched most of the string inlay by hand using tools from both Lie-Nielsen Toolworks and Lee Valley/Veritas. Of the string inlay tools used on the chest, the most import is the radius cutter. For that job, I selected the tool from Lie-Nielsen...

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Some New Friends from the Lie-Nielsen Event

Last weekend, we had the pleasure of hosting a Lie-Nielsen Hand Tool Event in our office (check out the Lie-Nielsen site to see if there’s an event coming soon near you), for which around 250 people showed up to test out the company’s tools, get personal hand-tool instruction, watch demos in our shop, pick...

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SAPFM Demos at Lie-Nielsen Show, April 5-6 2013

The crates for the April 5-6 Lie-Nielsen Hand Tool Event arrived yesterday (thank you, kind neighbor, for your forklift help); it’s tempting to open them and dig into the bronze, wood and steel goodness inside. The free event is next Friday (10 a.m.-6 p.m.) and Saturday (10 a.m.-5 p.m.) in our office and shop,...

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Lie-Nielsen Hand Tool Event – April 5-6 at PWM

On Friday April 5th and Saturday April 6th, we’ll be throwing the Popular Woodworking doors wide open (rolling them up, actually) for a Lie-Nielsen Hand Tool Event (I predict you’ll be looking a little peaky on April 5th, and will need to skip work). Hours are Friday 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m.-5...