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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… https://woodworkingweb.com/search/creations?q=love 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...

Rants from the chaos woodshop #1: For the love of wood work.

I dare say I’ve said this before and I’ve no doubt I will say it again but I’ve currently fallen out of love with my craft. Not with timber I still see the beauty in every piece I make contact with. The actual making and doing though has really...

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...