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I'm Back, The Desolation Sound Trip

The trip to Desolation Sound actually took only eighteen days, due largely to good weather and some scheduling requirements but was an amazing success. Most nights were spent at peaceful anchorages and most days were spent sailing although the...

WoodworkingWeb Interview: Manitario

This interview with Manitario is from May, 2016. 1. What is your “inspiration story” — where did your interest in woodworking all begin? I’m not really sure where my interest in woodworking began. I had a grandfather and an uncle who did...

Power Tools VS. Hand Tools

For a long time there has been a rift in the woodworking world. With technology ever increasing that rift will only grow I’m sure. If you don’t know what I’m talking about, it’s the hand tools vs. power tools divide and with new technology on the...

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...

WoodworkingWeb Interview: TonyCan

This interview, with TonyCan is from June, 2016 1. What is your “inspiration story” — where did your interest in woodworking all begin? My dad, did/does wood working and so i picked it up from him, i have always like to be creative and have...

WoodworkingWeb Interview: Ianwater

I love interviews – getting to know people on a different level. We begin this series of interviews with IANWATER who has been very active on our site, helping 3W (WoodworkingWeb) begin its journey and members develop their skills. Ianwater...

Wish for all

Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah, Happy Holidays, Seasons greetings, Happy Kawanzaa or your preferred greeting to all the great folks who make up our group. I wish you good health, happiness and peace.

Ramblings from a South Central Texas Wood Butcher #23: TDH and TMSGO (Too Dang Hot and Too Much Stuff Going On)

Been a while since I’ve finished any projects. The last was the porch swing and before that a plaque that I made for a friend. Here in South Central Texas, we’re in the hot part of the summer. My wood shop is in the old airplane hangar, so it...

Storage, Tools And More Tools!

Today I finally managed to restore some order to the chaos that had ensure my absence from the shed. With the addition of the new tools for the business and the lack of storage space everything got into a massive mess. Now I know there’s a lot...

Ramblings from a South Central Texas Wood Butcher #28: Soggy South Central Texas, but Making Shavings and Writing Again

Howdy, Everybody! Hope everybody is doing well. Not bad here, other than it’s REALLY wet. I’ve got a tractor to work on and tractor work to do. But not right now. So, there’s time to spend in the “Wood Shop” and on writing. I’ve picked up...