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Frank Klausz to Speak at WIA 2012 Midwest

We’re pleased to announce that Frank Klausz has joined our cast of expert presenters for Woodworking in America 2012 Midwest (at the Northern Kentucky Convention Center, Nov. 2-4). Later this week – possibly even later today – at WoodworkingInAmerica.com, you’ll be able to see the full line-up of presenters, the schedule and the class...

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Woodworking in America: Presenter Preview and Registration News

While we’re not quite ready to launch the complete web site for Woodworking in America 2012, we’re almost there! More than 20 top-notch woodworkers have accepted our invitation to speak at this year’s conferences, and right now, we’re waiting on just a handful of contracts, and we’re busy getting the schedule completely worked out....

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Woodworking in America: How to Stay Informed

We’re busy editing the session descriptions, nailing down the after-hours events and getting contracts out to our expert presenters (you’ll see some new faces among them this year – as well as your favorites from conferences past, of course!). And we’ll soon (very soon!) be releasing that information to you on our conference web...

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Help Break a 4-Way WIA Tie

We recently sent a survey to our Woodworking in America e-mail list to find out when and in what city Woodworking in America 2012 should take place – early fall was the winner on timing, but the response on location ended in a virtual four-way tie. So, we’re inviting all Popular Woodworking Magazine blog...

Congratulations to the Hand Tool Olympics Winners

There were dozens of participants in the 2011 Hand Tool Olympics at Woodworking in America – many of whom had never before picked up a handsaw or handplane. But thanks to the expert coaching and encouragement of Mike Siemsen and other members of the Minnesota chapter of the Society of American Period Furniture Makers:...

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Gottshall Block Follow Up

At last weekend’s Woodworking in America conference, I talked with several readers about projects I’ve made for the magazine. As expected, I was asked about my workbench and furniture projects, but  I was surprised about how many people sought me out to discuss the Gottshall Block. It turns out this project inspired many woodworkers,...

WIA Marketplace Coupon

Come on down to the Woodworking in America Marketplace – filled with 60+ world-class toolmakers and vendors – and save $2 off the admission fee by downloading, printing and filling out the PDF coupon below. Marketplace hours are 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 30 and Saturday, Oct. 1, at the Northern Kentucky Convention Center...

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SketchUp Classes at Woodworking in America

The Woodworking in America conference is an opportunity to indulge in sensory overload, and for the third year in a row, I’ll be doing my part to keep your head spinning by teaching two different sessions on using our favorite design and planning tool, Google SketchUp. On Friday morning at 9:30 and Sunday morning...

Family Activities in Cincinnati

Come to town for the Lie-Nielsen Hand Tool Event, March 30-31, and bring the family! There’s plenty for your spouse, significant other (or insignificant other) and kids to do while you’re at the show. The Kenwood Towne Centre (which I think is the city’s best mall) is about two miles from our office &...