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
A few weeks ago I watched this incredible video on the Fine Woodworking site showing a wood turner in Morocco using his feet and a bow to turn a chess piece. It was a pretty unique method to say the least. I noticed the video pop up again on a few other wood working sites […]
I’m happy to share these dates with you for the coming Lie Nielsen Toolworks Hand Tool Event happening in Canada. Some dates and locations are still not settled but you can find out more information at Lie Nielsen Toolworks. I’ll be attending the events scheduled at the end of May at Exotic Woods out in […]
in like a lion and out like a lamb ? we had some light snow the other day- 1st day of spring my arse! dimensioned the stock for the side table- ripping, cross cutting and resawing by hand- lots and lots of wood shavings but the good news is one of my students has a […]
Every week I get an email or two from people asking me where they can purchase Made by Hand-Furniture Projects from the Unplugged Woodshop other than here on my web site. Not everyone enjoys or trusts using Pay-pal and would rather