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WoodworkingWeb Theme: LOVE is in the air

It’s almost Valentine’s Day and time to raise the happy vibrations on the planet – LOVE is in the air! Check out these LOVEly creations… Your turn: Share your tips, strategies...

Where the love of woodworking started.

Well here I am in 1972 at the age of 4. I am with my grandfather as he builds my fathers workbench. 43 years later im building my own workbench. He taught me all the names of tools he could and by age 7 I could get whatever he asked for.

A silk purse from a sow's ear... #6: "At this moment I feel no love for you at all. I never thought that would ever happen, but it has."

Diane Keaton to Al Pacino in The Godfather II. I will preface the next part by saying ’It’s not all fun and games in the workshop’ “At this moment I feel no love for you at all. I never thought that would ever happen, but it has.” This is...

Weekend Wonders: Gadgets We Love

I wonder: "What is/are your favourite GADGETS?*

Why We LOVE Woodworking

Happy Valentine’s Day Month! share why you love woodworking, in the comments below.

For the Sailors and Boat Lovers #1: Cowichan Bay Regatta from My Deck

(That is the front deck of the house not my boat.) Every year on BC Day weekend we are treated to a major sailing event that we can watch from our front deck. The Cow Bay Regatta as it is known draws hundreds of sailors on seventy to a hundred...

WoodworkingWeb Theme: Wooden BOXES

Anyone who knows me, knows that I am an “outside the box” kind of person! I like to take an idea and stretch it, play with it, distort it, expand on it, and, well, think outside of it. But that doesn’t mean that I don’t like boxes. As a matter...

Hand tool collection

Hand tools play an important part in my woodworking and share equal status in my shop with my power tools. I am not a purist; I love the efficiency of powertools, but there are many things which you just can’t do easily/safely with powertools and...

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...

Small Bathroom

Oh you thought the windows on that house was crazy check out the door in this small bathroom. You have to love creativity. Lol