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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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A Spanish Kerfing Plane

Spanish Kerfing Plane

  I received a letter from a reader in Spain yesterday, who recently finished making a Kerfing Plane for himself. Following the plans from my last book, The Unplugged Woodshop, he made an adjustable fence version, but came up with a way to get around…


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The Minimalist Woodworker

The Minimalist Woodworker

  So, I have a friend I met about 6 years ago- he’s a veteran of the Canadian Army and I met him when he used to be the editor of Canadian Woodworking Magazine. He studied at Rosewood Studio in Perth, Ontario and then went…


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and……….GO!

an unplugged life

  Well I may have a few more grey whiskers today, but the good news is the new website is up and running- ( see for yourself right here! ) Episode one is live with episode two close on it’s way. I’m excited to share…


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Almost There…

saw_header

  Hi folks, I often hear people say that starting a new website, or changing over a new platform is never easy. Well, I’m here to confirm that again!     We’re having some issues with the new website and I’m trying to find someone…


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