Woodworking Blogs

MaFe hand jointer - for small parts

MaFe
MaFe hand jointer for small parts. The other day I were buying some tools from the fine-tools.com, I saw Veritas had made a jig, that made it possi...
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Kumiko Course

Norman Pirollo
I have been immersing myself into the world of Kumiko lately. The intricate patterns or motifs draw you in where the possibilities are endless to t...
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Furniture Design Simplified

Norman Pirollo
I offer a furniture design course (class) that breaks the design process down into bite-sized pieces. Furniture design can appear intimidating. Sep...
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Sketching + Drawing Furniture

Norman Pirollo
There is an established process to designing furniture. Furniture can range from a standalone cabinet to a chair. It begins with a sketch of a furn...
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New Life For Old Tools

Norman Pirollo
While at my local wood supplier, they had a few shelves of vintage tools for sale. They do this in the Christmas period every year. So I immedia...
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Makers and Furniture

Norman Pirollo
Not long ago, woodworking was considered to be in a downward spiral with diminishing followers and practitioners. Pundits were proclaiming the d...
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Cherry Wall Cabinet

Norman Pirollo
Normally I create cabinets using the Krenov method of joining case side to top and bottom panels. This is accomplished with dowels, tightly spaced ...
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HAND TOOL BOOK (new)

Norman Pirollo
I have been busy writing my latest book in the past weeks. It is dedicated to hand tools and techniques to use them. Over the years, I have shifted...
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New Craftisian Logo, Guilds, Project Marketplace

Martin Sojka
Introducing New Logo Our new Craftisian logo mark depicts craft and community. The circular form is stylized from the copyright and C characters. N...
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Sketching + Drawing Furniture

Norman Pirollo
There is an established process to designing furniture. Furniture can range from a standalone cabinet to a chair. It begins with a sketch of a furn...
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Introducing Craftisian Guilds

Martin Sojka
Craftisian Guilds are an exciting new way to share your projects, ideas and knowledge with the like-minded craftsmen. Guilds can be focused on spec...
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