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More Tim Yoder Woodturning Videos for me!

January 21, 20150 Comments

Maybe the number one reason I’m so slow getting back into the shop and starting the first project of the year is because I’m too busy watching these great Tim Yoder Woodturning videos, specifically “Woodturning with Tim Yoder – Season 2, Episodes 7-12″ I bought over at Shop Woodworking recently. This is the second set […]

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Don’t be shy…show us the good stuff!

January 19, 20152 Comments

I’m not trying to encourage an increase in narcissism in the world, but let’s be serious, when something looks amazing everyone wants to see it. So who are we to stand in the way? Before we go any further, and I strain myself trying to come up with double entendres and attempt to allude to […]

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George Walker’s “Unlocking the secrets of traditional design”

January 14, 20153 Comments

After my post on Monday about “re-dimensioning” versus “designing” I’ve been trying to think of additional resources for anyone interested in learning more about different ways to achieve something similar. At this point I’m open to new ideas, but I’ve been having such good luck with what I’m doing (right or wrong) that I don’t […]

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Do you “design” a piece or “re-dimension” it?

January 12, 20154 Comments

The truth is, I’ve never designed an original piece in my life. Everything I’ve ever built has been a version of someone else’s work. If there was an extent to my design work it’susually just altering the dimensions to fit the need, and perhaps tweaking some embellishments or edge profiles. I’m not ashamed to admit […]

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Demo video for the Carter Accu-Right Circle Cutter

January 9, 20152 Comments

While I’m still working on getting the first of the videos prepared for “Madison’s Dresser” I thought I’d share a recent product demo video I produced for the fine folks over at Highland Woodworking. In the video I had an opportunity to try out and show what you can do with the Carter Accu-Right Circle […]

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Get more Roy in 2015

January 7, 20150 Comments

Baby it’s cold outside and with all the snow that’s been coming down in my neck of the woods the last thing I want to do is leave the warm shop (okay…couch!) Apparently the folks over at Shop Woodworking are aware of this and they came up with a great excuse not to leave by […]

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Coming soon “Madison’s Dresser”

January 5, 20153 Comments

Now that I don’t have the holidays to use as an excuse for why I’m not in the shop I guess I should just get off my fat butt and start working on some new projects and content for the show? I don’t want to come across as this being a chore, or something I’m […]

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Hello 2015!

January 1, 20155 Comments

Happy New Year everyone! 2014 was an amazing year filled with more ups than downs, and remarkable experiences than I ever thought it would be. In fact, it was such a great year I have a feeling 2015 will be working exceptionally hard to live up to. But I suspect a year from now I’ll […]

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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

December 24, 20144 Comments

Merry Christmas from the Vanderlist Family to all of you!

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