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Posts / Latest Posts - 5 months ago

Take My Seat! Host PopWood Playback for Me!

I’ve hosted PopWood Playback every week for five months and I’m ready to experiment. The format has been largely the same. I present five of the best woodworking videos of the week on YouTube after a couple of announcements – with just a couple ex...

Posts / Latest Posts - 5 months ago

Router Base Adds New Dimension

Woodworkers love their routers, and it seems they love to learn new ways to use their routers. Yes, I will admit to being one of those woodworkers. I’ve used a variety of replacement router bases over the years (decades, ack!), for trimming laminat...

Posts / Latest Posts - 5 months ago

Two Modifications to the Knew Concepts Fret Saw

Knew concepts fret saws belongs to a small group of truly revolutionary tools such as Tite-Mark Marking Gauge and the veritas® PM-V11® Bench Chisels. Whether they were the brainchild of a maverick innovator or an outcome of a long process of a comp...

Posts / Latest Posts - 5 months ago

Bleeding Sharpies & Shellac

I’m interrupting the garden gate series to delve into a matter that arose in the comments on a previous post, where I mentioned that I sometimes use a black Sharpie felt-tip pen to make the stripes on inlaid bees. A couple of readers responded that...

Posts / Latest Posts - 5 months ago

On Wood Selection – June 2018 PWM

This log looks ideal. Once we started to split it, however, it was so twisted it was almost useless. Both fast- and slow-growing wood present good opportunities. by Peter FollansbeePages 26-28 Wood selection is an important part of any woodworking...

Posts / Latest Posts - 5 months ago

The I Can Do That Workbench – Part 1

We’ve made it three seasons without building a workbench for I Can Do That. It’s been requested and we’ve wanted to make one for a while but we just hadn’t gotten to it. But now it’s here. It features torsion boxes, unique joinery and home center...