Tag: woodworking

525 Bathroom cabinet part 4 “Skinny legged base”

June 14, 20147 Comments

I’ve finally navigated my way through the quagmire that is “the loose ends” of the final steps to completing a project. It was a rough trail with a few pitfalls along the way. But regardless of the route I took to get here, the final video of the bathroom cabinet project is complete. In today’s […]

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“Jazz in the Woodshop” featuring Craftsman Daniel Moyer

May 28, 20140 Comments

Inspiration comes from so many sources. Some of us find it internally, and for those of you who do, I’m eternally jealous. If you’re like me, and look to others to help stimulate inspiration, I know you’ll find it in this beautiful piece of video highlighting designer and craftsman Daniel Moyer of www.danielmoyerdesign.com. “Honouring the […]

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Bad Axe Tool Work’s twist on the traditional Memorial Day Sale

May 23, 20140 Comments

Owner of Bad Axe Tool Works, Mark Harrell released their recent newsletter earlier this week with a twist on the typical Memorial Day sale. Not only is Bad Axe Tool Works offering a savings on new custom-made saws, they’re doubling that savings for our Veterans! So what’s the twist? Read for yourself from this snippet […]

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523 Bathroom cabinet part 2

April 21, 20142 Comments

In today’s episode we’re moving along on the bathroom cabinet by constructing all three doors. The two on top and the flip down version below. All three are a form of frame and panel construction, but the biggest difference is in how I chose to assemble them. For the two larger doors up top, the […]

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“Ham Hands” revisits the scene of the crime part 2

March 27, 20140 Comments

If you’re like I was when the hand tool bug bit, you looked at the premium hand planes and thought “…there’s no way I’m spending that much money for those!” My…how times have changed! And just like me you probably decided to do a little research on “vintage” planes, because you heard they’re a lot […]

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Toolstoday.com “Watch Clock” Project

February 26, 20141 Comment

I know, I know…most of it’s done with a CNC machine, but you have to admit it’s pretty cool! I saw this video posted on at Toolstoday.com and thought it was a neat little project that could probably be accomplished with a scroll saw or bandsaw if a woodworker were really motivated. And if not, […]

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The final of three!

February 23, 20142 Comments

The third and final post in the series I’ve been writing for the Popular Woodworking Blog was made public a little while ago. This time the topic of discussion was focused on storage in a small shop. It’s a subject that could go on and on for several posts and fill pages of books. Thankfully […]

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516 Platform Bed Pt 5 “We have legs!”

January 5, 20149 Comments

It’s official, the platform bed now has legs to stand on! We constructed and shaped them awhile ago, but finally attached them to the rest of the subassembly just recently. My biggest concern is making sure they’re properly reinforced and can withstand potentially being dragged across a floor or from a leap across the room […]

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THEY’RE HERE, THEY’RE HERE! Hardcopies of Marc Spagnuolo’s “Hybrid Woodworking” are now available

November 12, 20130 Comments

In case you’re NOT like me and my co-hosts who prefer their books ELECTRONIC there’s good news! The hardcopy versions of Marc Spagnuolo’s brand new title “Hybrid Woodworking: Blending Power & Hand Tools For Quick, Quality Furniture” are now available. That’s right, the long awaited release of the printed version (which I have no doubt […]

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The passing of Summer 2013

September 21, 20137 Comments

I’m writing this post exactly one day before the Autumnal Equinox of 2013. It’s getting cooler at night, the days are getting shorter and now that the kids are back in school we’re resuming a pattern that MORE resembles everyday life as we know it. This time of year I also find myself a lot […]

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