Blogs 64 results

WoodworkingWeb Theme: Year of the Rooster

It’s January… a new year and I always like to check out what that means in regards to the Chinese zodiac. This year, 2017, is the year of the rooster, the Fire Rooster, to be exact. What is a Fire Rooster like? “Trustworthy, with a strong sense...

WoodworkingWeb Theme: Drop

April showers bring …. well, let’s stop there at “April Showers” Showers = water and water = drops — and that’s how you come up with the theme of the month. How do you mesh “drops” with woodworking? Well, here are a couple of creations that...

RECALLS #13: RIDGID Wet/Dry Vacuums recalled due to Shock Hazard

I haven’t seen a woodworking recall for some time, but some of you might have this shop vac. Emerson Tool Company Recalls RIDGID Wet/Dry Vacuums Due to Shock Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Home Depot Recall Date: September 11, 2018 Recall...

RECALLS #6: Dremel Rotary Tool recalled Due to Burn Hazard

Recall Date: August 26, 2015 Recall Number: 15-227 Robert Bosch Tool Recalls Dremel Rotary Tool Due to Burn Hazard http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2015/Robert-Bosch-Tool-Recalls-Dremel-Rotary-Tool/ Recall Summary Name of Product: Dremel®...

RECALLS #8: 28 Home Depot recalls

NEWS from CPSC—————- U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Office of Communications 4330 East West Highway, Bethesda, MD 20814 www.cpsc.gov Recalled Products Sold by Home Depot After Recalls Were Announced...

WoodworkingWeb Interview: HorizontalMike

Thanks to HorizontalMike for taking the time to do this interview. 1. What is your “inspiration story” — where did your interest in woodworking all begin? While I took “shop” in junior high school, it did not go over well. When I made...

Pricing Requested Work

I’ve completed enough projects to where friends are asking for specific work. Many of these have been relatively straight-forward case-work – blanket chests and book cases. About two years ago I completed a Jatoba-based outdoor bench and a...

WoodworkingWeb Awards - Bits & Pieces #1: Announcement

Theme: Bits & Pieces Show us your creations using those meticulously cut “bits and pieces” of wood and your marquetry and/or intarsia techniques. And, of course, we’d love to see some progress photos! Click here to visit the Awards...

Marquetry Cutting Styles #1: Double Bevel or Conical Cutting

To lay some groundwork for this week’s theme of marquetry I thought I might post a blog I did a while back detailing the different styles of cutting. First of all, let me say that these are all methods for sawing marquetry. Knife methods are...

WoodworkingWeb Awards - Backyard Bling #1: Announcement

Theme: Backyard Bling Your backyard is your oasis, so why not create something special, this summer, to enhance it, to celebrate it, to give it a little bling?! For this Summer Awards, create something special, big or small, for your...