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How do I get started in woodworking?

It’s not so easy a question to answer these days because those who did at one time teach woodworking were once craftsmen who changed occupation to enter the teaching realm with their craft skills as working men. That changed when instead of teaching aspects of life to equip young people to engage in adulthood they…

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How to get started in woodworking Part II

Hi Paul, I really enjoy watching your Youtube series, its amazing to watch a true master of his craft at work. Im amazed at the possibilities of woodwork, from making everyday items to building complete workshops. It looks really daunting but I would love to learn the basics and build on from there, hopefully fulfilling…

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Workbench and Vise—Two Core Essentials to Real Woodworking

I’ve written different blogs that lead to the point where action becomes essential to actually precipitate the starting of the work proper; this for me is  the essence of real woodworking. With that centred in our thoughts, we begin to see how the workbench, vise and hand tools predicate real woodworking. Beyond, or, I might all the more…

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  • Luke on My GoalsI recently purchased a brand new stanley #78. My thinking behind the purchase was that although the casting and even quality of metal would be inferior that with just a little tuni…
  • Paul Sellers on Pallet Wood, Trash Wood, TreasureI doubt it's treated for some uses like mechanical goods and such. In fact it is the rarity and recycle outfits strip them down every day and go on to sell the wood as a commercial…
  • Paul Sellers on George Leaves…No trace of him.
  • sla on Pallet Wood, Trash Wood, TreasureIt's not only how it was treated, but where used too.
  • Hank Edwards on George Leaves…Well done.
  • Leland Purvis on George Leaves…Did George go on to teach woodworking? Are there other students of George, still knocking about he UK?
  • Keith on Pallet Wood, Trash Wood, TreasureThe only worry I have with regard to pallet wood is not knowing how it was treated when being manufactured. If it comes - and you know it - from an EU source, it is less likely to…
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