This is an article by Mark Harrell posted on the Bad Axe Tool Works website. I thought it worth while to re-print it here ( with Marks permission ) because it answers a whole slew of questions on hand saw decisions, sharpening techniques and terminologies.
I had a few inquiries about when and where you can get ‘a boy called fish’ in CD format. Good news is they’re finally in and if you’d like to order a copy then you can do so here. Just click the paypal button below and off we go- a CD will be in the […]
Well here we are, almost at the end of January. If you were wondering why the blogs have been far and few between these days it’s because I’ve been very busy working on my new album, ‘a boy called fish’. Here’s a press release I’d like to share with you- tom fidgen a boy called […]
My name is Tyler Lancaster, I received your book “Made by Hand” last month for my birthday and I have had the chance to read it. I just wanted to say thank you for taking the time to write it, I truly enjoyed it and have drawn great inspiration from it.
It’s been a truly amazing year here at the Unplugged Woodshop- a real roller coaster ride to say the least. I’d like to thank all of you, the readers for making this year one of the best ever…the comments and feedback really mean a lot to me- lets face it, writing a blog and not […]
Well here it is- my new album cover for ‘a boy called fish’.
I really wanted to keep this ‘in the bag’ until the album was ready but made the mistake of using it as my profile picture on Facebook this morning-!!
People are already commenting on it so I thought I should let everyone know where it came from.
This last summer (of 2010), I purchased your book “Made By Hand”, and found it to be quite inspirational. You see, I had just begun a cabinet-making and joinery apprenticeship through a technical trade school. I thoroughly enjoyed my time at school, but as I entered the field, I found there to be a prejudice against working wood by hand. If there was some form of…
I received the following letter from Ashley Leedman this morning and felt I should share it here and let you see the beautiful table he built using only hand tools.
A great job Ashley and thanks for the letter.
Hello to all out there in wood land- just a quick note to say I’ve started a new Tom Fidgen Music blog over at www.tomfidgen.com for anyone interested.
‘…in the weeds of october, this ‘ol scarecrow gettin’ slower. been a real busy summer, think we’ll push a little further down…’ Weeds of October-2010 Those are the first two lines from a song I wrote about three weeks ago, a fitting analogy…at least it was on that day ! october went a little like […]
the 29th of september-
just like that eh?
well, things have been absolutely over the top since arriving back in Toronto !
bob dylan wrote that in 1965…this piece has nothing to do with that song and no, this isn’t bob dylans cabinet. war-drōbe