Author Archives: Will Myers

A New Blog from Will Myers

I just posted my first post at my new blog Eclectic Mechanicals. After all this time I finally decided to give it a go. The blog will, of course, be focused on woodworking and a lot of what goes along … Continue reading

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My Whiny Little Friend

The past few years I have been using a little battery powered pencil sharpener. There, I came clean; the skeleton is out of the closet. I have been grilled by a few students about why someone who teaches hand tool … Continue reading

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Trestle Tables in Ohio Coming Up

2018 has been a busy year so far. Teaching (and the traveling that goes with it), plus trying to work a regular job has kept me in almost constant motion. My next stop is in Bellbrook, Ohio, at Little Miami … Continue reading

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Workbench Class Opening

I have had a last-minute class opening in my Moravian workbench class at The Woodwright’s School in Pittsboro, N.C., June 14 to 19. I know this is short notice, but if you can make it, you are guaranteed lots of fun, … Continue reading

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An Excellent Countersink

My favorite countersink for wood has always been the square-drive ones used with a bit brace. They are easy to control and, when sharp, are quite fast. I forgot to bring a countersink for a project I was working on … Continue reading

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Candle Stand (x 9)

This past week I taught a class at the Wood and Shop School on building a Shaker candle stand for the first time. The table we made is pretty much a dead copy of one I measured a few years back … Continue reading

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Tape, Tacks and Straw

I recently purchased a No. 5 Mt. Lebanon Shaker rocker that was in need of a new seat and back. I have done a few woven-tape seats in the past; it is pretty easy work and kind of fun. One … Continue reading

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