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WINTER CANOPY STRETCHING OUT AGAINST THE DUSK

Winter Forms

For The Love of Trees – Part Three by Stephen Melhuish With December gone and January over, the darker days of Winter can seem to roll on forever. However, Winter in a tree and hedging nursery is all about planning ahead for the whole of the growing season and, if the important, everyday chores aren’t […]

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Here’s a little secret…

MONDAY, MUNDANE   “The secret of getting ahead is simply getting started.” Easy enough to say, but not so easy to do. No one said it would be easy, and just getting started is no different. Give it a try- go and get started…I’ll wait here.   All joking aside, it’s only when you get started, that […]

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Blog-TO visits the UW

I wanted to share this article from BlogTO that popped up in my Twitter feed today. Meghan Jeffery attended our Intro to Hand Tools Class last weekend and had this to say about it…   Toronto gets a space for people who love woodworking Posted by Meghan Jeffery / POSTED ON JANUARY 29, 2016 The Unplugged Woodshop […]

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Plane making week at the UW-Toronto

Episode 137 – Plane Making

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Soon to be... a Jack and a Smoother.

Episode 136 – Prepping for the Hand Plane Course

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Three spines...

Episode 135 – An Update and new Supporter

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