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An End to Public E-mail

Since 1996 I have had a public e-mail address for all things woodworking. I have – to the best of my knowledge – answered every e-mail people have sent me (except a few from Nigerian princes). Today I shut down … Continue reading

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Join Me on Reddit on Tuesday Night

I’ll be participating in an “Ask Me Anything” session on reddit.com on Tuesday night starting at 7 p.m. EST. Registered users can submit questions about anything relating to woodworking, and I will answer them. Simple. Check out reddit’s woodworking subreddit … Continue reading

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The History of Wood, Part 34

From Henry, the Turks and myself, I hope you have a Merry Christmas! D. McDara

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Pins vs. Tails

Pins or tails first? Yes, it’s that eternal question, once again: If you overload a dovetail joint, which will fail first, the pin board or the tail board? I was inspired to take a closer look at this after reading … Continue reading

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5 Tools for Sale – All SOLD

The purge continues. Please, please, please read this with care before sending me a note about buying any tools. If you subscribe to our blog via e-mail, click through to the page to see if the tool you want has … Continue reading

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6 Tools for Sale ALL SOLD

To keep this sale civil and smooth, please, please, please read this with care before sending me a note about buying any tools. If you subscribe to our blog via e-mail, click through to the page to see if the … Continue reading

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On the Importance of the Studley Tool Chest

During the last five years, I’ve had more than my share of intimate contact with the famous H.O. Studley tool cabinet. And so wherever I travel I get asked this question: “What’s it like?” So I lie. “I hate it,” … Continue reading

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