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Review Show No. 16 “17th Century New England Carving with Peter Follansbee”

June 19, 20130 Comments

Title: 17th Century New England Carving with Peter Follansbee Run Time: 88 Minutes Production Date: 2010 Produced By: Lie Nielsen Price: $25 DVD From the Back of the Case This style of carved decoration takes its inspiration from furniture and woodwork from both England and New England, spanning most of the seventeenth century. Geometric, floral […]

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Spoken Wood Podcast No. 222

September 25, 20120 Comments

Today’s episode was written by Phil Hirz for the Blended Woodworking blog, it’s titled “Use Teeth to Flatten Lumber” and was originally posted September 9, 2010. To find this post and many more covering a wide variety of topics, visit Blended Woodworking at www.blendedwoodworking.com Click to Play Download Audio File Do you have a blog […]

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Mid-week tool sneak peek no. 16

November 9, 20111 Comment

Lie-Nielsen’s tapered molding plane iron blanks include 9 blades specifically designed to cover all the widths necessary to create a full set of Hollows and Rounds (18 pairs), and also blanks that can be used to create an almost unlimited number of profile irons for other planes. According to Lie-Nielsen Toolworks’ website “
To accommodate a […]

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February Schwag Winners

February 25, 20110 Comments

The names have been drawn and February’s schwag is ready to be sent. Thank you to all who entered this month. HIGHLAND WOODWORKING WOODSLICER BLADE Congrats – Jim MacGregor & Michael D’Alfonso Kreg Pocket Hole Screw Kit Congrats – Frank Angelo CUSTOMMADE.COM T-SHIRTS FOR THE 1ST 3 WINNERS BORA Multi-Angle Congrats – Kevin Roskam MILESCRAFT […]

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448 Building a Brese J-Style Small Smoother Pt 1

December 2, 20104 Comments

It’s been a long time in the making and that has nothing to do with the kit itself! My Brese J-Style Small Smoother has finally been completed and is making the most amazing shavings a plane has ever taken in the basement workshop. For those of you who’ve heard me talk about this project on […]

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441 Maple Kid’s Bookcase Pt. 3

September 23, 20103 Comments

In part 3 of the Kid’s Bookcase construction we start the final assembly. At this point all the components are cut to their final dimensions and we’ve done our dry fits to make sure everything is going to come together without a hitch. While I chose to use pockethole joinery to bring everything together, we’ll […]

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423 A Day At The Lie-Nielsen Toolworks Show

April 11, 20106 Comments

We all want to kick the tires before we buy, but when it comes to certain things in life it’s not always possible. Thankfully the folks at Lie-Nielsen understand this and travel across the states and into the great white north to give every woodworker an opportunity to man handle their planes, saws, chisels and […]

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Spring Break Hiatus!!!

April 7, 20100 Comments

Hi everyone, In case you haven’t noticed the slight absence of content so far this week, it’s because I’ve taken a last minute Spring Break Hiatus from the shows (Matt’s Basement Workshop, The Daily Matt and of also The Spoken Wood). I wish I could report I’m sending this post from some sunny beach someplace […]

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The Daily Matt No.79

February 24, 20100 Comments

It’s time to move from bench planes to specialty planes. While bench planes are very versatile tools that can be used for multiple tasks, specialty planes are very single task oriented. But when you choose the right one, that task is done extremely well and quickly! With specialty planes there are two families. One is […]

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412 Auriou Rasps

February 15, 20103 Comments

Today’s Try it Tuesday is a look at Auriou Rasps. Rasps are an important tool that can be easily overlooked by woodworkers who aren’t familiar with how well and how quickly they can shape and refine your work. Rasps come in a wide variety of shapes and sizes. And they also come from an equally […]

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