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WoodworkingWeb Interview: Billp

This interview, with Billp, is from July 2016. 1. What is your “inspiration story” — where did your interest in woodworking all begin? I first got interested in wood working through my father in law. He drew up the plans for my kitchen...

Woodworking Monthly #1: Issue 1.01 / July 2016

Surprise, surprise! Our WoodworkingWeb Gazette is now Woodworking Monthly and has a brand new format and a dedicated website. I’d like to thank whole team for great work and special thanks goes to Debbie for making this possible. Here’s our...

The joys of rust hunting #1: Its Spring. First 2014 Antique show

finally proof that the long winter is over. Our first local flea market of 2014. Maybe not one of my best days, but definitely not my worst either. We had some fun, some sun, some rain, and just good old spring weather. My first find is my...

Handtoolscollection-edited 21 May, added one more picture

Okay, here is my input, First pic is the hand saw vise, more hand braces, old Stanley Miter Box, larger hand saws (rip and crosscut), and a hand made Roubo Square. The next pic is of my first Hand Tool Wall Cabinet, when I started out,...

WoodworkingWeb Interview: Bo Peep

This interview, with Bo Peep, is from April 2016 1. What is your “inspiration story” — where did your interest in woodworking all begin? My interest in woodworking began about a year into me volunteering at my local country park. I had gone...

My Workspace #1: Introduction

My family lives in a small 850sf, 2 room apartment on the ground floor. We are also fortunate enough to have a ±200sf patio. My wife and I have come to a mutual arrangement that for the sake of both our sanities, we need our patio to function...

WoodworkingWeb Interview: Wolf & Rabbit

Thanks to Wolf & Rabbit for doing this interview.   1. What is your “inspiration story” — where did your interest in woodworking all begin? Well, it really goes back to when I was about eight or nine. My Grandfather had retired from his...

Ramblings from a South Central Texas Wood Butcher #22: Still Swingin' 35 Years Later

Back in 1980, I moved from Richardson, Texas to Denton, Texas to finish my bachelor’s degree. After bouncing from Texas A&M to two junior colleges, I figured that it was time to “Get ’er Done.” Little did I imagine that I would not only...

Old School

I was raised by parents that went through the Great Depression. I learned how to use what was available, repair if needed, appreciate what I had. I have been a member of this group since Feb which I enjoy very much, but logging in has been a...

Ramblings from a South Central Texas Wood Butcher: Kind of the Beginning

Jan. 15, 2015 It’s been another dreary, cold and damp day; just barely into the 40’s. Have felt like “poop” so I didn’t make it out to the “wood shop” today; although yesterday, I did glue the runners onto the bottom of a new miter sled for...