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WoodworkingWeb Interview: Shin

This interview, with Shin, is from October, 2015.   1. What is your “inspiration story” — where did your interest in woodworking all begin? I would have to say that my interest in woodworking began at my Gandpa Nolen’s house. We spent a...

Early Childhood Education .... wooden resources

There is a real shift happening in the world of early childhood education as centres move away from plastic toys and towards natural surfaces and open-ended resources. Wooden blocks of all shapes and sizes are a treasure with preschoolers as...

A few push sticks

I had some time and felt like doing a small project so I finally ticked off one of the boxes on my to do list. I’ve never made one of these style push sticks before but I saw the obvious usefulness of them. I also got to practice a couple of...

Pallet projects #1: DIS-ASSEMBLY OF PALLETS

First, let me say, I am not a student of blogs, tweets, facebooking or how to correspond responsibly to the internet world. I have had a few requests to hear my thoughts on the art of successful pallet repurposing so, in no particular order,...

Marquetry Jewellery Box #1: A tribute to my mentors

It seems like only yesterday that I built my first chevalet from a few photos on the internet and began to try to figure out how to use it. Well it wasn’t yesterday and it wasn’t last year either. It was almost four years ago and while I did...

Scott Enloe Interview - The Business of Woodworking

In this video, Scott Enloe, a woodwright from Great Falls, Montana, gives some insight into his business and shares with us some good advice on the business of woodworking. You can see Scott’s gallery of work at www.ScottsBoatWorks.com. He does...

Brad Bernhart Interview: The Business of Woodworking

I this video, woodworker Brad Bernhart of Red Lodge, Montana shares a little about his business, the importance of lean manufacturing, and where he sells his work. Check out Brad’s website www.EarlyWoodDesigns.com to see his wonderfully...

WoodworkingWeb Theme: MARQUETRY

Marquetry: “art and craft of applying pieces of veneer to a structure to form decorative patterns, designs or pictures” http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marquetry Our WoodworkingWeb members have created and shared some really beautiful pieces of...

Power Tools VS. Hand Tools

For a long time there has been a rift in the woodworking world. With technology ever increasing that rift will only grow I’m sure. If you don’t know what I’m talking about, it’s the hand tools vs. power tools divide and with new technology on the...

Cutting Small Parts On The Miter Saw

In this video I share how I cut small parts on the miter saw. I am sure this one will be cause for active commentary from the safety police and maybe the hand tool junkies for not using a fancy hand saw to cut small pieces. Well, this is...