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Turning lessons by the masses

January 6, 20167 Comments

It’s only been a few days since I released the small bowl project and I’ve already been getting some great tips and advice from many of you on how to improve my turning. Considering I’m very open about the fact I have a lot to learn yet, I really appreciate them! So for those of […]

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554 Small bowl for holding stuff

January 4, 201611 Comments

I can’t believe this is happening to me, but I’m getting bit by the turning bug and it’s obvious it’s contagious! Now that my time in the shop is currently less than it use to be, I really want to be able to knock out a project or two from start to finish, and the […]

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Merry Christmas!

December 24, 20152 Comments

Merry Christmas everyone, (and a Happy Kwanzaa, Festivus, post-Hanukkah, and any other celebration(s) with family which I may have overlooked!) A lot of amazing things have happened for the Vanderlist family this year, but regardless of how it’s impacted our day-to-day lives, Christmas is the time of the year we slow down and enjoy being […]

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My Final Wood Talk

December 21, 201537 Comments

It’s never easy to say goodbye to something you love doing, especially when you get to do that something with your best friends! Unfortunately there comes a time when you have to make the decision to step back for the sake of your family, your friendship, and even yourself, and that time has finally come […]

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553 The Small Pine Cabinet

November 29, 201514 Comments

Who doesn’t need a little more storage space? Whether it’s in the woodshop like me, or anywhere else throughout your living space, small cabinets help to tuck away the clutter and keep things organized. In this episode we’re making a simple, small cabinet from supplies you can easily pick up at just about any home […]

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The Highland Woodworker Episode No. 21

November 28, 20150 Comments

Have you watched the latest episode of The Highland Woodworker? Charles Brock and the crew have been working hard to put together the latest show and once again it’s filled with a ton of great woodworking information and entertainment. According to the shownotes, available at The Highland Woodworker, this episode includes the following: Moment with […]

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Happy Thanksgiving!

November 26, 20150 Comments

I’m thankful once again for another amazing year of the podcast thanks to all of you! Today I’ll spend the day with family and friends enjoying food, fun, laughter and even more food…all the while being extremely thankful all that I have and what I can give to others. Thank you again, and be kind […]

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Do you know your drill bit types?

November 14, 20150 Comments

Have you ever stood in the drill bit aisle staring at all the different types and thought to yourself “which one do I need?” If you answer “NO” than you’re either lying or you’re way ahead of me even today! But if you said “YES” than you’ll really appreciate this great infographic from Steve Gordon […]

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Veteran’s Day 2015

November 11, 20150 Comments

Thank you to each every one of you who have served. Your bravery and sacrifice to put yourself in harms way will always be appreciated by those who benefited most from it.

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Roarockit Vacuum Bag for larger projects

October 27, 20153 Comments

If you learn nothing else from me I hope it’s the simple fact there’s always more than one way to do the same thing. Whether it’s chisel work, milling lumber or pretty much every other task in the woodshop there are no true hard and fast rules to woodworking, other than to work safely! One […]

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