Monthly Archives: March 2012

Turning aside

Despite the fact that no furniture has been coming out of my shop lately, the shop has been very busy. I have a load of wood for turning that has been keeping me busy. I finally completed all the small … Continue reading

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Book Review: Make a Joint Stool from a Tree

I’m a sucker for Lost Art Press books, especially when you get an introductory sale price for a new book about to be published. I have enjoyed all the books I’ve purchased from them, so when “Make a Joint Stool from … Continue reading

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Drinking and Woodworking

When it comes to wives, I am a lucky guy. Why? How many wives encourage their husbands to drink beer? Well mine does! You know why? Because Passover is coming! The day after our Purim holiday, two words are spoken … Continue reading

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Finishing up

I’m sure that most of you…..well, maybe some of you…..okay okay, perhaps two of you (hopefully), remember my post about making a walking stick. When I left off, I was looking for advice about fuming. I was honestly really excited … Continue reading

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My day with David Ellsworth

For those of us who are in the lessor known ranks of wood turners, a visit from David Ellsworth is certainly a big event.  I was lucky enough to host David when he came to Baltimore a couple of days … Continue reading

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Book Review – The Cutting Edge by Kevin Wallace

Hi, I am Yaakov Bar Am, and I am an avid reader. Not only do I read in public and behind closed doors, I am proud to admit; I like history. And I like to read all about the things … Continue reading

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Readers to the rescue

One of the best things about being a blogger is the friends you make in the blog-o-sphere. You get to chat with people from around the world, and you might gain new local friends too. And best of all, these … Continue reading

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