Woodworking in America

To Sweep; To Sweep: Perchance to Clean

I’ve been a woodworker for a few decades now and read many a woodworking text and tome and have yet to read an article on how to sweep. Sweeping is the first job any woodworker learns but I find that there are actually few who can do it well, they stir...

Interviews with Woodworkers You Know

At last year’s Woodworking in America, Members of the Modern Woodworkers Association were running around with audio equipment doing short, off-the-cuff interviews on all things woodworking with some of the instructors, attendees, folks in the marketplace and Popular Woodworking Magazine editors. You can listen here. Find out Glen Huey’s biggest challenge...

Speakers for Woodworking in America 2013

Below, you’ll find the list of “full-time” speakers (those who are teaching more than one session), plus a glimpse at each speaker’s session topics, for Woodworking in America 2013 (October 18-20 in Greater Cincinnati). While we still need to contract a handful more of experts for single classes, we didn’t want...

WIA 2013 – A Sneak Peek at Some of the Speakers

While we don’t yet have all the particulars nailed down for Woodworking in America 2013, we do know: When: October 18-20, 2013 Where: Northern Kentucky Convention Center in Covington, Ky., and other venues in the Greater Cincinnati area Why: Because it’s the Ultimate Woodworking Weekend, with 400+ of your closest woodworking...

Woodworking in America 2013, October 18-20

Woodworking in America 2013 will be Oct. 18-20 in Greater Cincinnati (the conference proper will be at the Northern Kentucky Convention Center). With only one conference this year, we’ll be able to gather under one roof as many as possible woodworkers, woodworking teachers, and top-notch toolmakers, so that you get an...

The Highland Woodworker visits WIA

If you happened to miss the latest Woodworking in America conferences, be sure the take a look at the new episode of “The Highland Woodworker.” In this episode (#4 of 2012) I spent some time with the show’s host, Charles Brock, walking around the latest conference. As always with the Highland...

Make Your Own Hand tools

I’ve turned hollow mortise chisels into square punches, refashioned chisels and their handles, made a number of scratch stocks, ground steel bar stock into embossing punches and a made a few other quick tools. And I’ve built a few wooden, Krenov-style handplanes over the years – I had a fine time...