Roubo Bench

Roubo Bench Build – Part 1

As many of you know I am member of The Woodwhisperer Guild.  If you are not familiar with the guild, I highly recommend checking it out as it is a great way to help challenge your skills as a new or...
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End Grain Cutting Boards

Christmas Presents, Christmas Presents!

It is that time a year again.  When as woodworkers we have been spending the past month not only buying Christmas presents but making a few also.  For my projects I ended up with 6 end grain cutting...
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End Grain Cutting Board

End Grain Cutting Board

End Grain Cutting Board   Last week was my father’s birthday and I decided to make him an end grain cutting board.  This has always been a project I have wanted to build but just never...
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Reinventing the Wheel or the Moxon Vise at Least

One thing about the online woodworking community you notice after being around awhile are trends.  Projects, tools, and techniques tend come in waves, and the current wave washing up is all about benches...
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Greene and Greene Hand Plane Set Part II: Finished!

For those who have followed my progress on the Greene & Greene style hand plane set, I have finally finished.  In the last post I had finished putting together the last two of the three planes and...
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On Workbenches Part II: The Clockwork Bench

This is a guest post by Dyami Plotke of the Penultimate Woodshop. It originally appeared at penultimatewoodshop.com. Feel please check back there for post relating to Dyami’s woodworking ramblings. So...
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On Workbenches Part I: The Lesson of the Schwarz

This is a guest post by Dyami Plotke of the Penultimate Woodshop. It originally appeared at penultimatewoodshop.com. Feel please check back there for post relating to Dyami’s woodworking ramblings. As...
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Greene & Greene Set of Hand Planes Part 1

A while back I posted an article on a Smoothing plane I build using the Greene & Greene style.  About a week after I posted that article I ended up running across David Mathias on Twitter, David...
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Greene & Greene Inspired Hand Plane

A while back I ordered two books, one Greene & Greene Furniture: Poems of Wood & Light by David Mathias the other Making Traditional Wooden Planes by John M. Whelan.  The books...
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Burl Bowl Anyone?

My father, ever the mountain man, is amazing to walk through the woods with.  He can point out every tree, bush, or plant by name and if he doesn’t know it he examines it to get clues and...
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