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Why Make Your Own Clamps?

In this article John Heisz discusses the pros and cons of making your own wood clamps.  My firs thought was , uh .. why?  That’s what Home Depot is for.   But after reading the article I came away thinking, “yeah, that makes sense.  This is the sort of project a shop teacher needs to get hold of”.  I remember my days in wood shop.  The first thing my shop teacher had us do was build are own tool tote.   I still remember those lessons and I still […]

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Woodcraft Supplies

For the woodworker, a ready supply of the various materials that are needed is a necessity. To make sure that woodworkers can have easy access to the many items that are required by them woodcraft suppliers have a wide range of woodcraft supplies in stock. You will find that these woodcraft supplies have different price ranges depending on various qualities. There are many different types of wood that you can use in your woodcraft supplies. With these wood types you have the ability to create many different […]

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Free Patterns Wood Crafts

Wood crafts can be seen in different countries around the world. In many of these countries the wood crafts are very different to the ones that we are used to seeing. This does not detract from their beauty. Now many of these wood craft pieces have been made by professional wood crafters, but there are some people who have their own wood craft pieces according to the directions on free patterns wood crafts magazines sometimes give out. As there are varying degrees of skill displayed in each […]

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Carving Wood

I remember a conversation I had with a friend of mine named Dan. Dan was an expert when it came to carving wood. I guess you would call him a wood carver. He certainly wasn’t a lumberjack. He didn’t “hew” wood; his talent lied in carving wood. Dan explained this to me over a few Mai Tais and informed me that the craft of carving wood was immensely more complex than I can possibly imagine. He kept impressing upon me the idea that carving wood is the […]

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