Old Woodworking Books… That are Still Relevant

Hear we are for the second year of Get Woodworking Week.  Last year my good friend and fellow MWA admin Tom Iovino of Tom’s Workbench started Get Woodworking Week as a way for woodworking bloggers...
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Highland Woodworking

Highland Woodworking Open House and Lie-Nielsen Event

I don’t post many events on this site anymore as I normally just post them on the Modern Woodworkers Association page but this is such a great and exciting event that I want to make sure we reach...
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Slate Milk Paint Table

Izzi’s Table Finished – Milk Paint

A while back I wrote about building a table to hold my daughter Izzi’s doll house on.  You can read more about the build here: A Simple Doll House Table.  The build was a fun one day project that...

MWA Podcast Episode #23 – Megan Fitzpatrick

  Show Notes: Current/Future project description Tom’s Bandsaw Box Building Pinewood Derby Chris’ Dollhouse Table Blog post that piqued our interest St. Petersburg Woodworkers Guild Matt...
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Dragon Box 7

Dragon Box

One of the things I enjoy most about woodworking is designing and making something for someone else.  I freind of mine is a very talented tattoo artist name Matt Greenhalgh of Only You Tattoo.  Matt...
Mud Room Bench

A Simple Doll House Table…or Maybe not

Like most of us I have a tendency to over do things. A few months ago my wife asked me to build a table to hold our daughters doll house. My intent was just to build something quick and easy. So this...
Black Bird Carving

Chainsaw Carving?

As many of you know, I spend a lot of time up in western North Carolina where my family lives.  We visit about once a month and about a year ago a place up in the north Georgia mountains caught my eye. ...
Marking Gauge

Need a Marking Gauge? Build Your Own!

I love using marking gauges but have never been completely satisfied with the selections on the market.  My Veritas is great for certain applications by the fence is not wide enough when I need an accurate...

Does your woodworking habits change with the seasons?

  As a hobby woodworker I find that my own woodworking changes very similar to the seasons.  I am not referring to my style of woodworking but this to changes as my own skill and knowledge grows,...
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Manual Training For The Rural Schools

  I found the article below which is an excerpt from a book called Manual Training For The Rural Schools.   It was published in 1916 and as the title says was for rural schools to use as instruction...
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