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“Building the Collapsable Trestle Table with Will Myers” Released!

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 12:32pm
I'm excited to announce the release of a much-anticipated DVD and Digital Download:  “Building the Collapsable Trestle Table with Will Myers”! Will Myers came up with this original trestle table design, based on historical designs that he studied. But he decided to improve upon the designs and aesthetics that

Moxon Workbench Vise Giveaway & Review

Thu, 08/24/2017 - 8:00pm
Several months ago the folks at Lake Erie Toolworks sent me a "Moxon Vise" to try out. I use their other high-end workbench vise screws in my workshop, so I was eager to see how their Moxon Vise would perform. They are offering a brand new Moxon Vise as a giveaway

How to Choose a Log at the Log Yard with Elia Bizzarri

Sat, 08/05/2017 - 2:57pm
In my above video, professional Windsor Chair Maker Elia Bizzarri teaches how to find the best log for woodworking, at a North Carolina log yard. This extremely useful lesson is part of the 2-disc DVD “Build a Traditional Windsor Rocker with Elia Bizzarri” (buy it in my store here). Here are some

Understanding & Restoring Antique Hand Saws

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 11:55am
  By Joshua Farnsworth In my above video, expert hand saw maker Tom Calisto goes into detail on refurbishing an antique Simonds back saw that I bought several years back. Tom teaches classes at Roy Underhill's The Woodwright's School, and he is a contributing writer for both Fine

Make a Historic Beeswax, Oil & Turpentine Furniture Polish Finish

Wed, 07/05/2017 - 4:00am
In this tutorial I teach how to mix melted beeswax, boiled linseed oil, and turpentine to create a lovely historic wood finish and furniture polish. This recipe was taught to me by both the furniture makers at Colonial Williamsburg and the Frontier Culture Museum. How to Make a Historic Beeswax, Oil