Monthly Archives: June 2018

Come Say Hello in Maine – July 13-14

I’ll be at the Lie-Nielsen Toolworks Open House in Warren, Maine, July 13-14 with lukewarm-off-the-press copies of “The Mechanic’s Companion” for sale (it ships to me in Cincinnati the week of June 18 or 25) or, and to give a … Continue reading

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Travelin’ ATC: Interior Designs Needed

By last Friday at the Port Townsend School of Woodworking, most people got about as far as shown above on their chests – which is awesome. And a couple folks finished the lids completely, which is amazing, because…everyone was so … Continue reading

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Learn Dovetails; Build a Stool

Want to learn some tricks for cutting great dovetails, and build a classic step stool in cherry as you do it? A student had to drop from the “Build a Shaker Step Stool” class at the Lost Art Press storefront/shop … Continue reading

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‘English Arts & Crafts Furniture’

I’m proud of most of the work I did at Popular Woodworking, but championing Nancy Hiller’s gorgeous new book, “English Arts & Crafts Furniture,” is near the top of my list of PW accomplishments. Heck – I was so invested … Continue reading

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Fastest Dovetailers in the West

Maybe it’s the delightful cool air off the Puget Sound that lends everyone some extra oomph? I’m teaching at the stunningly beautiful Port Townsend School of Woodworking this week, and things are going well – almost too well. Or maybe … Continue reading

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