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Spoken Wood Podcast No. 18

March 2, 20100 Comments

Today’s episode is the second of the contributions from my fellow podcasting friends. Shannon Rogers the “Renaissance Woodworker”, reads his post “Wood Shaving Therapy” an insightful article that I think all of us can relate too! It was orginally posted on December 3rd 2009. I really enjoy Shannon’s posts and his podcasts also, they’re a […]

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415 February 2010 Schwag Giveaway

February 26, 20100 Comments

It’s the end of February and as the second month of 2010 comes to an end, let’s giveaway some schwag! Thanks to everyone who entered their name for a chance, hopefully you’ll be one of the lucky winners. But if not, rest assured the chance to win again starts all over again in March so […]

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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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The Daily Matt No.75

February 10, 20101 Comment

Today let’s talk about wooden bodied hand planes. While the majority of us these days are only familiar with metal-bodied planes, the wooden version are just as usable and give equally amazing results when properly tuned. Is there a big difference in the shop when using them? With the limited experience I’ve had, they perform […]

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409 Hendrik’s February Visit “How Do I Learn Woodworking”

February 4, 20101 Comment

Hendrik is back this month and our topic of discussion is “How Do I Learn Woodworking”. Just like there are so many different aspects of woodworking there’s more than one way to learn woodworking. Whether it’s taking a class or simply playing around in the shop, learning woodworking is a personal journey that starts with […]

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Spoken Wood Podcast No. 7

February 4, 20101 Comment

Today’s episode of The Spoken Wood Podcast is titled “What’s the deal with deal?” by Chris Schwarz of the Woodworking Magazine Weblog. This article was originally posted February 5th, 2009. Click to Play Download Audio File If you haven’t done so yet, subscribe to the Spoken Wood Podcast feed so you won’t miss any upcoming […]

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The Daily Matt No. 72

February 4, 20101 Comment

Today’s episode we’re continuing on our discussion of why buy premium planes? This is the second part of the premium vs non-premium planes and what their typical characteristics are. Our focus is on smoothing planes, as they’re the planes that it’s most crucial to have working better than any other. Flat soles, working parts and […]

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408 Milescraft’s Trim45

February 1, 20100 Comments

As part of my “Try it Tuesday” I wanted to share with you the Milescraft Trim45. While it might not be considered by many to be a “woodworking” tool that you’d use frequently in the woodshop. Given the fact the majority of us get our start doing projects around the house such as replacing mouldings […]

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Spoken Wood Podcast No. 5

January 31, 20103 Comments

Today’s episode of The Spoken Wood Podcast is “Brooklyn Vise Squad” by Ron Hock of The Sharpening Blog originally posted October 11th, 2009. Click to Play Download Audio File If you haven’t done so yet, subscribe to the Spoken Wood Podcast feed so you won’t miss any upcoming episodes. While it’s currently available in the […]

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The Daily Matt No. 69

January 28, 20100 Comments

Today’s episode we take a little bit closer look at the Veritas plane. What’s so different about their planes vs a Stanley or Lie-Nielsen plane?

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