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WoodworkingWeb Interview: MontyJ

Thank-you to MontyJ for taking the time to do this interview (June, 2014) This creation is MontyJ’s “first” — yes, his FIRST woodworking creation!! Talk about “jumping right in with both feet”! You can follow his blog for this build here...

My Roubo Bench Journey #35: All......Most......There.......

I startd out finishing up the Sliding Deadman that I roughed out yesterday. Here I am using the bench hook as a planing stop since my one planing stop wasn’t wide enough for the deadman. I had to use the scroll saw to cut the curves...

Family Heirloom

I’m Feeling a bit nostalgic and wanted to share an heirloom made 84 years ago by my Great Grandfather, Nicholas Caruso. Nicholas moved to the states around 1919 from Florence Italy and was a cabinet maker by trade. Unfortunately, he passed away...

WoodworkingWeb Interview: Thorreain

This interview, with Thorreain, is from February, 2015 1. What is your “inspiration story” — where did your interest in woodworking all begin? My interest in woodworking began at 6 years of age, when I would find scraps of wood in my...

Work Bench Build #14: Glue Up and Final Assembly

Well this is the day, the final assembly of the legs, the stretchers, and the bench top. We held a quick briefing and took note of the time. The glue was not diluted so we had about 40 minutes until things would start to get difficult. The crew...

Apprentice Shop #1: Sharing My Plans To Start an Apprentice Shop

Back in the winter of 2013, my dad told me to come get his shop tools. He’s retired once and then started back, and now he’s fully retired. Anyhow, I went to Virginia and brought home a table saw, a radial-arm, a band saw, a drill-press, and a...

My Take on a Small Budget/Space Shop #3: What can you build in a small low budget shop?

All of the stationary stuff that I described in the last post cost around $1500 or less with a little shrewd horse trading and not really a lot of looking on CL. I said that my investment might be as high as $2500. The rest is all standard stuff...

WoodworkingWeb Interview: lightweightladylefty

Thank-you to lightweightladylefty for taking the time to do this interview. 1. What is your “inspiration story” — where did your interest in woodworking all begin? My first experience with “working the wood” was as a very young teenager....

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...

WoodworkingWeb Interview: Brian

Thank-you to Brian for taking the time to do this interview   1. What is your “inspiration story” — where did your interest in woodworking all begin? I’ve always been a tinkerer, but living in an apartment in NYC is pretty limiting for...