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READERS PROJECT I received a letter from Dmitry in Russia this past week and wanted to share it with you. Dmitry recently made some projects following plans from my books, Made by Hand and The Unplugged Woodshop. He made a tool chest inspired by my Cabinetmaker’s Toolchest, along with a Sawyer’s Bench. I love the […]
Reader’s Project I’m thrilled to share a letter I received from a reader this week – Justin is 16 years old who lives in Spring Branch, Texas. – You did an amazing job on the side table Justin, and it looks like your woodshop is a great place to be-; ) Thanks again for sharing these […]
I received a message from Vance in Williamsport, Pennsylvania yesterday and wanted to share it with you. Vance recently completed a side table, following the plans in my book Made by Hand. I really like the contrasting wood species you used in this piece Vance! Thanks again for sharing these pics with us- […]
I received a letter from David in Georgia the other day and wanted to share it with you here- David recently completed a pair of cabinets using my “Ain’t no feathers around here boys…” project as inspiration. He made one for a friends wedding gift, and kept the other for himself. I think they […]
Subscribers and Tribe Members, Readers and Friends, top of the morning, afternoon and evening to you, and thanks for the click! This video should speak for itself, but over the next 43 days, we’re super excited to share the details about our new membership site. The official launch will be on October […]
I received a letter from Jerry in New Jersey this week and wanted to share it with you- Jerry made himself some ‘shop bents‘ following plans from my first book, Made by Hand. Jerry started by making bents for wood storage, the same thing I’ve been using mine for these last 6 years, but […]
I received a letter from Robin in Melbourne, Florida over the weekend, and wanted to share it with you. Robin recently completed a version of the wall/tea cabinet from my first book, Made by Hand. Great job on the cabinet Robin, and thanks again for sharing it with us~ Hi Tom, I just finished […]
Last week I received a wonderful letter from Sarah, a wood worker in British Columbia, Canada. Sarah built a fantastic version of the hunt board project from my first book, Made by Hand. She used a nice combination of wood species and added some textured details on the drawer pulls and leg tops. Great job […]
I was over visiting the LumberJocks website this evening where I’ve been a proud member now for the past four years. Seems I never find the time these days to browse around the forums but tonight I stopped in for a little while and I’m happy I did. While strolling through the recent projects area […]
You may be wondering why I am thanking you for subject book that I purchased Sunday at the 20th Annual NWA Woodworkers Showcase from the Lie-Nielsen booth. I was finishing up from a tremendous weekend of lectures (Yup, I caught Chris’ “How to grind your tools” – Great…
Here we are on the edge of a new year and what a year 2010 has been. I was just over visiting www.Amazon.com and noticed that Made by Hand-Furniture Projects from the Unplugged Woodshop is now available for Kindle.
What’s Kindle you ask?
A friend just sent me a link to Popular Woodworking’s Top 10 books from 2010- you’ll never guess who made the cut?
I meant to post this a few weeks ago but in all of the running about I totally forgot.
This is a great version of the wall cabinet from my book sent in by Chris Griggs from New Orleans, LA. Chris and I have been corresponding back and forth for the past year or more and I was thrilled to see his version of ‘Ain’t no feathers around here boys…’