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Center Grove resident finds solace in woodworking The wavy, swirling grain dances across the tabletop. Austin Truelove had started with two separate irregular, cracked pieces of walnut. At first, the wood didn't look like much. But with hours of care, sanding, staining and epoxy work, the beauty began to emerge.

It's All in the Joinery It's all too easy to take accuracy for granted, especially when you've been cutting them for so long. Many people think that it takes my fifty-five years in the saddle to become competent but that's not at all true. Fifty-five years just leaves you with fewer excuses.

Art Beat: From Beer To Woodworking Jarrod Napierkowski spent years pouring cold beer as a bartender, and then manager, of Founders Brewing Company and Creston Brewery in Grand Rapids. But he had another interest. Now, Napierkowski works full-time at his own business: Brambles Woodwork in Grand Rapids.

Paying Attention! If it isn't one thing, it's another! For the last several weeks, it has been rainy weather keeping me out of the shop. The last few days have seen a drastic drop in temperature. Brrr! Perhaps I've been living in the South too long, having caused by blood to thin!

Oogloo Eggcup I often start a leisurely day in the shop with a breakfast of toast and a soft-boiled egg. Of course, as a hard-core woodworker, I've always wanted to make a simple set of eggcups of my own design, but experimenting soon revealed an awkward problem: Spilled egg is hard to clean up.

Finishing ain't so bad……. There are a trio of boxes getting shellac on my bench. Because of that I can't do much of anything else until they are done. They are close…

PROJECT: Raised Panel Cabinet Here's a handsome case goods project offering a practical refresher in basic cabinet construction. Woodworking project plan with photos and video.

Making a Seat at the Table: Briana Trujillo Briana Trujillo is one of 43 fine woodworkers who are showcased in the exhibition Making a Seat at the Table: Women Transform Woodworking. We conducted a brief interview via email to find out more about her work.

7 Recycled Woodworking Projects You Can Do Indoors Here are 7 creative and fun ideas for recycled woodworking projects that can be done indoors during the cold, winter months!

Global Woodworking Machines Market 2019 Insights And Trends - Homag, Scm, Biesse, Weinig, Ima Schelling A new market report titled Global Woodworking Machines Market 2019 by Manufacturers, Regions, Type and Application, Forecast to 2024, developed and published by MRInsights.biz gives a brief and detailed knowledge about key players, market situation and circumstances that are covered deeply in this report.

Unexpected day off…… Saturday's predicted snow storm eventually arrived after dinner. On sunday I looked out and there was about 3" of the white stuff everywh…

Japan House Los Angeles Hosted a Preview of Its New Woodworking Show Last Week Reflected on why "Hida" seems to be the perfect programming for right now: " not only highlights the legendary woodcraft craftsmen of Hida, but also allows visitors a glimpse of how coexistence with and gratitude for the forest is a way of life for that region of Japan." Following the preview, guests were invited to continue discussing the show...

Hall Hat, Coat & Shoe Stand I have lived in rented houses long enough at different points in my life to know what it's like when you have to move and do so unexpectedly.

Hey, That Was Easy! In one of today's videos, Ernie Conover takes you through the basics of making a kitchen cabinet box and addresses a couple of ways to make the toe kick. In the other video, I look at a product from Rockler that I have found super useful. So check them out and see what you think.

Wall-Mount Plate Rack Modern design and Tinkertoy construction team up to make this eye-catching rack fun and sophisticated at the same time. A great addition to any kitchen, it displays your favorite dishes in style while keeping them within easy reach for daily use. Store dinner plates, salad plates, cups, saucers, mugs or bowls.

Three Ways to Attach Wood Edging to Plywood Attaching a strip of solid wood edge banding will not only protect the edges, it will also make the plywood look more like a solid wood panel.

Tip for Cutting Plywood Safely and Accurately Our tip for cutting plywood safely, accurately, and cleanly: instead of trying to balance the sheet across a table saw try a foam backer board.

Mobile Storage Cabinet - Woodworking - Blog - Videos - Plans - How To The Mobile Storage Cabinet is an introduction to cabinet construction and builds foundational skills that can be used for future projects.

Woodworking Machines Market Research, Recent Trends and Growth Forecast 2025 Latest Report on "Woodworking Machines Market size - Industry Segment by Applications, by Type, Regional Outlook, Market Demand, Latest Trends, Woodworking Machines Industry Share and Revenue by Manufacturers, Company Profiles, Growth Forecasts - 2025." Analyzes current market size and upcoming 5 years growth of this industry.

Whew! I just have to do this two more times… piece of cake, right?

It must have been jinxed……… Today was MLK day and I spent it in the workshop. I didn't punch the clock and spend 8 hours but I put in a respectable 5-6 hours. I thin…

Plywood Workbench Anniversary Some of the best classes I have ever taught have been how to build a workbench. It began in the USA and has followed me around ever since. One of the best workbenches I have made to date is the one I built a year ago and have been testing since then. I use it every day now and my, my what a workbench, it's just worth saying how remarkable it is.

When In Doubt, Destroy Your Ikea Furniture I have a confession to make: I don't do nearly as much woodworking as I should. As someone with limited time and resources, I like to do things once, the correct way, and not have to worry about it again. This philosophy can cause some trouble when it comes to woodworking projects though.

Global Woodworking Machines Market Insights 2019 - Homag, Leademac, Weinig, Scm, Jpw Industry Global Woodworking Machines Market Report identifies the assessable estimation of the market including Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, Outlook and Forecasts 2019-2026″ present in the industry space.

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