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Woodworking In America 2015 Conference

So it’s out that the 2015 WIA is in Kansas City, MO this year. Heres a link to their Facebook page. https://m.facebook.com/woodworkinginamerica?_rdr Is anyone going? I just brought it up to my wife and were going to be talking about it over...

WoodworkingWeb Interview: Myles

This interview, with Myles, is from January 2016 First, let’s talk about the box with “your first attempt at inlay” What was your biggest worry about the process This box had more meaning than just a keepsake box for a friend, I had made a...

The Woodworking Shows & My experience at Milwaukee, WI

Today I went to the woodworking Shows in Milwaukee, WI. They were packed so I’d say it was a great day for the show. I stopped at the Lee Valley booth and bought a new digital dial caliper that does fraction and thousandth of an inch. Had my...

WoodworkingWeb Interview: A1Jim

This interview, with A1Jim, is from July, 2015 1. What is your “inspiration story” — where did your interest in woodworking all begin? I guess my first encounter with woodworking was as a 10 year old kid and was when my brother in-law (a...

WoodworkingWeb Interview: Shin

This interview, with Shin, is from October, 2015.   1. What is your “inspiration story” — where did your interest in woodworking all begin? I would have to say that my interest in woodworking began at my Gandpa Nolen’s house. We spent a...

WoodworkingWeb Interview: Jack

This interview with Jack is from April, 2015 1. What is your “inspiration story” — where did your interest in woodworking all begin? My woodworking interest began at age 69. I had never attempted nor had I known anyone who did any...

Update For The American Craftsman Shop Class

I Really Quit! Since I made my announcement to quit working as a contractor, I have been working my butt off to finish up the projects that I have obligations to. I really did quit taking new jobs as a contractor, and I dropped other projects...

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...

It's more than just Wood and Nails

Many moons ago I had a job foreman tell me “build it like it was your own”. It may not seem like much but it spoke to his integrity and he was in essence telling me to hold on to mine. See he did what he told me to do. Everyday he went out there...

Closing My Doors And Opening Others

My Birthday: A Catalyst for Change I just turned 50. Yeah, that’s right – 50. Hitting this benchmark in life, has made me take a look at where I am at, where I am going, and if I am on course to achieve my goals. The fact is, I am not, and...