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Repairing Woodworking Chisels with Blacksmith Bruce Dembling

My friend Dr. Bruce Dembling recently invited me to his small blacksmith shop in Charlottesville, Virginia. In the above video you’ll see how he repaired several problems on my old ant...


Wheelchair Woodworking #17: Mads has arrived /French Plane

Well it has been one heck of a great weekI finally got Annes wee cabinet finished. :)She has given me twa wonderful Grandchildren and keeps ma wee boy happyit is the least I can do :) ...


Disston Handsaw Restoration #1: Very Experienced Disston Handsaw

I picked up a Disston num 12 full size 26-in handsaw a couple days ago at a flea market for $7.50.Based on Disstonion I am guessing the age at 1920-28.It needs considerable work but I tho...


What Do Tree Rings Sound Like When Played Like A Record?

This is just crazy! Ever wonder what wood would sound like, if you could play the annual growth rings within a log? Someone actually turned a log section into a playable "album" - he...


Campaign Birdhouse (And a Movie)

Campaign birdhouse. It is real. Check it out on my blog at Popular Woodworking Magazine.Filed under: Campaign Furniture


In the wood shop today #31: Chicken coop , music stands , rocking chairs & a big RAS

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=637nmSZ7aNA Follow along as I walk through my wood working shop while I talk about the projects and tools that are currently in the shop. Oh I start wit...


My Journey As A Scroll Saw Pattern Designer #1357: Nevermore

What a wonderfully positive day I had yesterday. I really appreciated all the wonderful comments that you all made and sent regarding my new painting design that I am creating for the Aug...


Holly's Jasper #25: Holly's Jasper #25

Some pics of the dog and a few of the reference I am using, left eye is almost done….


Furniture #2: Maloof Stool rear legs rough out

I kinda chickened out making the “good” stool just yet, and knocked up some Camphor Laurel to do a prototype, read as a nervous departure from the final product! Here is th...


cleaning out my scrap bins #2: Auction #2

Time to clean out my lumber storage, to give more room for more project jobs coming in.These projects will go to the auction, to get a little return for my scrap transformation. Some w...


cleaning out my scrap bins #1: Auction #1

Scrap bin clean up to make auction items, these were done last year. With some cutoffs of walnut sticks, and some resawed pine slats I made these two serving trays. some pine bo...


Circular Saw Guide

These types of guides are used for cross cutting boards with your circular saw and have been around for a long time, you can even buy one if you want too. Here’s how I made mine...


The July Super Special!

The Baby Crib Plans & Patterns - a very popular plan - is the New July Super Special! This 3-in-1 Transitional Baby Crib is outstanding. You build your baby crib, which turns into a...


LumberJocks eMag #3: Issue #83 Sent

Just in case you missed the newsletter!http://emnewsletter.com/display.php?List=10&N=277


In the beginning...

Hello, Thought I would make a few post in the blog here. I am just now trying to get serious about building woodworking projects. I have always enjoyed the process of building things...


Craftsman Lathe Reeves Drive Repair #1: Freeing up the Reeves Drive on a Craftsman lathe

My Craftsman lathe would not change speeds so I had to stop and fix it today and I’d thought I’d share the process in case someone else has this problem. This is my second Cra...


TWW Store News

Don't delay, you have until Noontime Monday, the 14th to make a purchase!


Roubo Workbench #4: Ch3 - Crossed Up

After the success tweaking the installation for the end vise I hoped the good karma would continue to the leg vise. Not so… It All Starts With A Small Bonk… I removed my chop from ...


Retrofit Your Vise and Bench With Dogs Video Up

To show I like dogs we made a video to show how you can retrofit your existing non-dogging vise with a simple addition. On the benchtop we added some spring loaded additions that provide ...


The Simpler Life

Well, As I work towards finishing a run of Adirondack chairs I’ve chosen to put the power tools aside for a while except for needed home repairs. It’s time to simplify....


Jewelry Armoire / Lingerie Chest #4: Highlights (part 3)

And we’re back! Our specials today are: Carbide-tipped bandsaw blades with a side of Stickley’s Aurora finish. For appetizers we have some bookmatched door panels and invisi...


Craftsy woodworking blog posts #7: Making a Tage Frid-style Three-Legged Stool (Part 2)

Have a look at the latest installment in my series on the Craftsy woodworking blog:http://www.craftsy.com/blog/2014/07/how-to-make-a-stool/



1805 Taylor Old Up and Down Sawmill

One of the hidden gems of Derry NH is the 200+ year old Taylor Sawmill. It’s one of the last surviving and working up and down sawmills in the region and likely the country. Powered...


Weekly Woodworking Wrap-up Review #27 (07-10-14)

Bandsaw Box Blanks https://drunkenwoodworker.squarespace.com/products/bandsaw-box-blank Woodworking in America September 12th-14th http://woodworkinginamerica.com Hand Tool School 3...