Monthly Archives: January 2013

Summer Classes and Midwinter Show at College of the Redwoods

Once the regular school year is complete in May, College of the Redwoods, here in Fort Bragg, California, continues into the summer with several excellent short courses on a variety of woodworking specialties. Tools and Techniques and Plane Making have been popular courses … Continue reading

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Time to Fish or… Get Woodworking!

Get Woodworking Week, February 3 – 9,  is just about here, which means it’s time for all you curb-standers, pot-sitters, bait-cutters, bench-warmers, fence-sitters and undecided-voters to… that’s right… Get Woodworking! 2013 is the second year that – and we plan … Continue reading

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A Book Review from Jeff Peachey

Book binder and conservator Jeff Peachey wrote a very thoughtful post about craft and meaning under the guise of a review of this book: The Lost Carving by David Esterly. I was unaware of this book but having read Jeff’s … Continue reading

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Sharpen a Marking Knife with Dave Jeske

Chris Schwarz posted this blog entry recently showing how Dave Jeske of Blue Spruce toolworks sharpens a spear-point marking knife. We sell a blade for such a tool and I get the question quite often about how to sharpen them. … Continue reading

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