Happy Normday Eve!

In honor of “International Dress Like Norm Day” (the official celebration begins tomorrow), a fair number of us dressed like our favorite television woodworker. Because of the short [...]

Twin Kitchen Hutches #34

  While making the dry assembly, this is the best time to take measurements for the back panels. Then the back panels are cut to their final width and length.     As I did for the [...]

The Roubo Triangle

Inspired by Robert W. Lang’s article on making wooden try squares in the Autumn 2009 issue, I decided to make a batch of squares this weekend. Yesterday at lunch I bought some quartersawn [...]

CHRISTMAS CARD

AS YOU KNOW ME BY NOW AND WHAT I CAN DO? SEE MY AMAZING CHRISTMAS CARDS? SOMETHING FROM NOTHING? NO PHOTO YET?  BUT THESE ARE UNIQUE AND THEY ARE HANDMADE. AND MADE FROM OFF CUTS OF TIMBER? [...]

Quartersawn Oak

3 Tips to Unlock its Beauty   by Tom Caspar   Boldly displaying spectacular quartersawn figure can turn an ordinary project inotoa blue-ribbon winner. Here are three ways a professional [...]

Worn-out Drill Exchange at Home Depot

There’s not much better than to give something with little value only to receive something useful in return. You have to admit that old, worn-out and non-working drills hanging around the [...]

Names for Planes: Try This on For Size

I like it when the name of something is eponymous, it fits. Was there ever a woodworker who was more aptly named than the late “Art Carpenter?” When I was working as a newspaper [...]

ARROW THROUGH BOTTLE

THIS WAS MADE FOR LOCAL BREWERY TO ADVERTISE THIS PRODUCT.ALL SOLID LATHE TURNED WOODEN ARROW.NO JOINTS ONE PIECE.??…

A SIMPLE PUZZLE

HERE I WILL SHOW YOU HOW TO MAKE A SIMPLE PUZZLE.AND ITS GUARANTEED TO AMAZE AND BAFFLE YOUR FAMILY AND FRIENDS.AND I GUARANTEE THAT THEY WILL NOT PUT THIS DOWN TILL THEY KNOW HOW TO DO IT? YOU [...]

RING ILLUSION

SAME PRINCIPAL BUT FLOATING IN A RING.THE RING IS BEECH,BUT THIS TOOK LONGER TO PER-FECT AS BEING IN A CIRCLE.AS I SAID NOTHING IS IMPOSSIBLE IF YOU PUT YOUR MIND TO IT? I DREAMED THE [...]

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