Category Archives: Spectating

Link to “Perpetual Beginner Mentality”

Originally posted on HILLBILLY DAIKU:
The following is written for those of you, like myself, who are amature/hobbiest woodworkers. ?We just want to build things with wood and enjoy the process as well as the result. ? In days gone…

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I think I have too many tools

Originally posted on Peter Follansbee, joiner's notes:
It gets better & better. I forgot to add a short television clip Tamas Gyenes sent me; so here is that.“> But I also received a short film about another Hungarian…

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Cross Lap with Mitered Corners

Originally posted on HILLBILLY DAIKU:
Well, I might as well start this journey. Cross Lap with Mitered Corners cross_lap_mitered_corners-pdf I have, as yet, been unable to find any written reference to this joint.  I have seen an example of it…

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The Dedicated Gang-Cut Dovetail Saw

Roy Underhill. Our favorite goofball, with a little help from Lie-Nielsen. Watching the latest episode (Groovers and Shakers) of The Woodwright’s Shop right now, and he whips out what looks like a 3-foot long Dovetail saw by Lie-Nielsen so he … Continue reading

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One Manifesto

If you don’t already follow Paul Sellers blog, I invite you to go read his most recent post, Lifting Your Spirits – Working With Your Own Hands!. I don’t know if he’d call it a manifesto, but that’s what I … Continue reading

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Woodwright! – the Musical

I just watched Woodwright! – the Musical online (thank you internet), and I want the album. In this episode Roy is joined by the Underhill Rose band (I guess it’s not surprising in the least that Roy’s daughter is an … Continue reading

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Coming Soon: Build a Campaign Chair DVD

Originally posted on Lost Art Press:
One of the most influential chairs of the 20th century was built and designed by an anonymous craftsman in Roorkee, India. Whoever built the first “Roorkee” chair in the late 1890s was trying to…

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