” By all means read what the experts have to say. Just don’t let it get in the way of your woodworking.” ~ John Brown I recently heard a story about John Brown, a Welsh stick-chair maker. It is said that he used to place a lit candle on the end of his […]
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 Labor Day Sale….” and that my friends, is a […]
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 ~
Make everyday, a masterpiece!
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 for 6 days and walked away with; a Kerfing Plane, […]
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 the best~ Tom: I follow your posts faithfully […]
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 ever had. Students began by sketching their design ideas, […]
“This is the law of the Yukon, that only the strong shall thrive; that surely the weak shall perish, and only the fit survive.” […]
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.
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 will learn the skills of creating a full size drawing, […]
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 you’ve enjoyed the work I’ve put forward via this blog […]
All the best to you and yours in 2015.
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 fill your woodshop with the sounds of, well…um, me. […]
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 bad news first. ( that way we end on a […]