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Tagged With: Wood

Reverence

I recently read a short book that was penned (and that is the word for the process behind this book, as it is much more than words) by Eric Sloane. The book is A Reverence for Wood. I was very impressed by the well illustrated images. Even under my discerning woodworker’s eye, I view them … Continue reading »

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Rocking Horse Chip Carving

The Wood Magazine plans for the Woodworkers Fighting Cancer Rocking Horse call for stained details for the mane, nostril and saddle sides before applying the topcoat. Personally, I don’t like the way that pine takes stain, as it tends to turn out blotchy. Instead I thought it would be nice to add some chip carving to this … Continue reading »

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Luna Mod – Done Right

I’m getting a bit concerned that I’ve become a “Negative Nelly” here on the blog. So far I’ve only written about my gripes with how wood has been left out of some cool techno gadgets.   Well today I want to feature someone who got it right.   Luna Mod from Make #26. Check it … Continue reading »

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Class is in session

Have you ever wanted to get your degree in engineering? What’s that you say? You do but it takes too much time and money? Boy do I have a solution for you! Visit “The Woodworker’s Electrical Engineering Degree” page under the Classroom tab to get an instant education. David

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Old Tech Embraced Wood

The link below takes you to a great slide show from Slate.com that shows many fine examples of how technology used to embrace wood as a useful and beautiful material. Fantastic Typing Machines – A Gallery of Old Typewriters. Below are a couple of extras I like from Wikimedia Commons. Sure the golden age of … Continue reading »

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