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Hi everyone! Most of you may already know me but for those who don’t, my name is Debbie and although I don’t do a lot of woodworking myself I love ...
Our Glorious Grain Awards entry period is over and we ended up with 12 amazing entries. Now it’s time to pick your top 5 list and cast your votes. ...
Back in my boat building days I periodically had the need to spray some very toxic paints. A fresh air supply is highly recommended for these occas...
Fellow woodworkers, I recognise some of you from the other place, just signed up here, so would like to say hello! I like the format here, especial...
I had the bright idea to put some handles in the top boxes to make it easier to open the sewing box. I also thought the handles should be made of c...
My attempt at learning to make hand-cut dovetails has ended in miserable failure. I don’t fault myself entirely, I also blame the crappy saw. I’m n...
Can you really make money doing woodworking? Sure Can! Can you make a living doing woodworking? Yep, sure can. Is it easy to do? Nope, but it’s not...
For my first fine woodworking attempt, I’m building a sewing box for my wife. After all, it’s because of her that I even have a woodshop. I have al...
Probably the most important tool in the shop, next to yourself with a relaxing beverage, is the table saw. As most, I drool over the new Unisaw, th...
Here are some shot of how it looks today. There is a lot left to do. I have to get it organized again and get rid of some of the demolition and con...
I was able to convince Pete, who runs the workshop where I spend time refurbishing tools on Tuesdays, that I could find this little fella a good ho...
I picked this jointer up over a year ago. Disassembled, cleaned and a BLO bath. Left it to dry good and stabilize before flattening the sole. The m...