Category Archives: The Naked Woodworker DVD

The Return of the ‘Baby Anarchist’ Class

Mike Siemsen at the Mike Siemsen School of Woodworking is now accepting students for his third Hand Tool Immersion class on May 29 through June 5 at his shop in Chisago City, Minn. This low-cost, all-in, communal-cooking experience is designed … Continue reading

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The Naked Woodworker’s Mighty Hammer

Mike “The Naked Woodworker” Siemsen made mallets for 18 students in my upcoming “Hand Tool Immersion” class at the Marc Adams School of Woodworking. This low-cost class is aimed at beginning woodworkers with young families who have few tools, money … Continue reading

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Get Your Books Signed in Iowa

Several Lost Art Press authors will be available at Handworks to sign your books. If you want to get Don Williams and Narayan Nayar to sign “Virtuoso: The Tool Cabinet and Workbench of Henry O. Studley,” they have set up … Continue reading

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The Best Beekeepers…

The best words of advice I’ve heard sound simple until you give them some thought. Here are three things to consider. “Good beekeepers have to figure some things out for themselves.” This was a simple statement made by a beekeeper … Continue reading

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Workholding with the ‘Naked Woodworker’

The workbench that Mike Siemsen builds in the DVD “The Naked Woodworker” doesn’t have a single vise, but it can perform all the standard woodworking operations. To prove this point, we asked Mike to make a short video that demonstrated … Continue reading

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Mike Siemsen Now Featured on Craftsy.com

Mike Siemsen, the host of “The Naked Woodworker” DVD, has a new video that is being streamed through the Craftsy.com site on building benches and boxes with basic hand tools. The seven-part high-definition video takes a bootstrap approach to getting … Continue reading

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Knocked Up, Knocked Down & Naked

Editor’s note: Mike Siemsen, the host of “The Naked Woodworker” DVD has built a cool little knockdown bench designed for traveling and apartments. Check it out – and we promise that more copies of “The Naked Woodworker” are on the … Continue reading

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