Category Archives: Personal Favorites

Another Interview? Does He Ever Shut His Mouth?

Trevor Green of Trevor’s Workshop interviewed me last month as part of his continuing series of podcasts on woodworking magazines and interviews with makers. The 30-minute interview is here. But be sure to check out some of the other interviews … Continue reading

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French Oak Smoked Tomato Sauce

This is not a cooking blog, though good food and alcohol are two of my passions. As a woodworker, it makes me crazy that we don’t have a functioning wood-burning stove (this is something that will be rectified with our … Continue reading

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I Have a Face for Radio

Megan Fitzpatrick of Popular Woodworking Magazine, Andy Brownell of Brownell Furniture and I were interviewed about the state of the woodworking craft during Friday’s “Cincinnati Edition” show on WVXU-FM. In addition to discussing how to get started in woodworking (hint: … Continue reading

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Letter: I Do Not Like Where Your Blog is Headed

Gary writes: I’ve tried to hold my tongue, but I cannot do it any longer. You are about to loose me as a subscriber to your blog and you should know why. First there was Jeff Burk (Burks?), who put … Continue reading

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Anarchist’s Gift Guide Begins Today

For the last three years I’ve done an informal “gift guide” for woodworkers over at my blog at Popular Woodworking Magazine. Unlike other gift guides, this one is not filled with high-price junk that a retailer paid me to promote. … Continue reading

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Time to Order ‘Mortise & Tenon’ Magazine

Joshua Klein, a woodworker and conservator in Maine, is now accepting pre-publication orders for the first issue of Mortise & Tenon Magazine, which looks to be very interesting reading. You might have heard of Klein through his blog, The Workbench … Continue reading

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An Uncanny Resemblance

It has been about three months since I became a blog minion so it must be time to lob a mudball towards Chris. Afterall, in my first post I revealed Chris’ “special” relationship with a certain jack plane. You can … Continue reading

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