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Kerfing Plane & Frame Saw Hardware?

Tools for making shop sawn veneer

      Hi folks! Just a quick head’s up for you~ I noticed on the Bad Axe Facebook page they’re having a sale!   “…Hardware Kits on sale and marked down from $250 to $200 — good from now through 7 Sep during our…


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In Conversation with David Charlesworth

David Charlesworth workbench

  Here are a handful of highlights from my day with David Charlesworth. To watch the full conversation, ( over 70 minutes ) check out my membership site at: www.AnUnpluggedLife.com Enjoy ~         Follow @TomFidgen Related posts: Inspiration in the Wood-Pile An…


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and so it begins

grey

                Make everyday, a masterpiece!             Follow @TomFidgen Related posts: The Gift of Music It’s in the Intonation The Gentleman’s Guide to Amputation Hollow out a little history… Another Year Over YARPP powered…


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Munich in June

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  It was truly an amazing week in Munich, from the 1st to the 6th, and now, after a couple of days recovering, I’m happy to share this video with you. Munich in June. What a week ! Dedicated, inspired and motivated, these students met…


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Looking

looking

  I received an email from a reader in Thunder Bay, Ontario a couple of weeks ago and wanted to share it with you. It’s interesting to note what one may see when we take the time to look. Thanks for sharing this Butch, all…


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Rosewood Unplugged

ROSEWOOD UNPLUGGED

  Last week, I was back at Rosewood Studio, in the small historic town of Perth, Ontario. I was there teaching my six day course called “it starts with a box…“ and as it turned out, it was one of the best teaching experiences I’ve…


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Unplugged in the Yukon

Totem in White Horse

  “This is the law of the Yukon, that only the strong shall thrive; that surely the weak shall perish, and only the fit survive.”                                           …


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The Bridle Kerfing Plane

bridle kerfing plane

All tools are made to order, one at a time, here at The Unplugged Woodshop.

Each model will be numbered, stamped with the UW logo,

and comes with a signed and dated, Certificate of Authenticity.

These hand tools are all Limited Editions and built to the highest possible standards using

the best materials available.


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Rosewood in April

tom.walnut-cabinet

  I’m happy to say I’ll be back at Rosewood Studio, in Perth, Ontario from April 27th to May 2nd 2015. It Starts with a Box~ 6 days to create your masterpiece using only hand tools. Here are some details: Starting with dimensioned stock, students…


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An Unplugged Life – 2015

unplugged life

   Click here to visit An Unplugged Life.com     It’s already the second week of 2015-                      how are those resolutions going?   Are you staying motivated? Getting inspired? Finding time in the wood shop? Working wood? Developing your skills? Practicing techniques?   If…


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Happy Holidays

UW Holiday greeting

All the best to you and yours in 2015.


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The Gift of Music

Human by Trade - 1998

  With the Holiday Season upon us, I’m happy to say that my first two solo albums are now available  on iTunes. If you’re a fan of my videos, and more importantly, the music in my videos- well now you can download it all and…


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The Good News and the Bad

  Here we are, already the middle of October. I suppose with the title of this post, it may have you wondering- well, don’t worry… I’m being a little mellow-dramatic. So being from the East Coast, I’ll keep the tradition alive and start with the…


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A Card Catalogue – Part Thirteen

The Cabinet Stand.

  Lucky thirteen…that’s where we’re at. Part thirteen in the Card Catalogue series and we’re moving onto the cabinet stand. I enjoy building stands for cabinets, and it’s easy to open your favorite James Krenov book and find so many inspiring examples~ Just follow the…


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