Producer of "The Stumpy Nubs Workshop"- an internet woodworking show focused on unique homemade tools, jigs and shop improvements; and of "The Old-Timey Workshop" which focuses on the tools and techniques of the past. Stumpy's videos and articles are found all over the internet and at Stumpynubs.com

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Crazy Stuff Stumpy Thinks About #2: Black Friday 2014: The Legend of Pappy Nubs

Stumpy Nubs — As you know, Black Friday is a big event around the Stumpy Nubs Workshop. Every year we put on our parkas and confront the horrors that officially kick off the shopping season. It’s like a sport that combines the dangers of alligator wrestling...

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Crazy Stuff Stumpy Thinks About #1: One man's artsy is another man's fartsy...

Stumpy Nubs — A closely watched internet auction ended this morning. And by closely watched, I mean a total of five people, including myself, noticed it a few minutes before the end and checked back from time to time to see if it attracted any bids. It didn’t....

Stumpy's Twigs of Knowledge #2: Which type of vise is best for an old-timey bench?

Stumpy Nubs — When you’re building a traditional piece of furniture, it makes sense to keep everything… well, traditional. You wouldn’t put a digital face on a Townsend clock. But a workbench is different. We built our bench in the Roubo style for its features...

Stumpy's Favorite Things #2: Country Pine Hutch with Andrew Hunter (FWW Video)

Stumpy Nubs — Who doesn’t like pine? It’s inexpensive, abundant, it looks great and the smell reminds me of the air freshener in my car. But the best thing about pine is how easy it is to work with hand tools, making it the ideal material for a project done...

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The Woodwright's Shop Review #1: Can you handle this axe? (Season 2, episode 1)

Stumpy Nubs — The following article is a commentary written by Stumpy Nubs which includes his description of the episode, thoughts and additional content. Only the phrases within quotation marks are the exact words of Roy Underhill. For more episodes,...

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Stumpy's Twigs of Knowledge #1: Rules aren't made to be broken- they're made to measure stuff.

Stumpy Nubs — As you know, here at the Stumpy Nubs Workshop we like to bend the rules. Something we even break them. But most often we simply create a nasty kink that forever keeps the darn things from lying flat again. Yes, I am a rebel. But rules aren’t...

Stumpy's Favorite Things #1: A little treasure of woodworking folklore

Stumpy Nubs — Some of the most popular videos we make at the Stumpy Nubs Workshop are the “Old-Timey Woodworking” series. People love to see how things were done in days past. I always get this feeling of nostalgia when I see an old tool or a piece of...