Top 10 Tools Under $100 (Honorable Mentions)

For over 20 years I have been working in the trades and as a professional furniture maker. During that time i have acquired a lot of tools. And having the right tool for the job really does make a difference. However, I thought about the beginner just starting out. “What tools would he/she need to […]

A New Way to Learn Woodworking

As a child i have always enjoyed woodworking. Now as an adult, I am making it my goal to make beginners better woodworkers. For those who don’t know me, let me introduce myself and explain why I started doing a newsletter. I am a professional woodworker/furniture maker for 21 years. I also was a licensed […]

Advancing Our Woodworking Techniques

Woodworking comfort zone #4- Advancing Our Woodworking Techniques Every one of us can fall into a woodworking comfort zone. Once we do, it will hinder our progress to advance as a woodworker. This is the fourth part of a series about the common comfort zones we fall into and how to get out. Part one […]

Looking for Inspiration

Everyone of us can fall into a woodworking comfort zone. Once we do, it will hinder our progress to advance as a woodworker. This is a four part series of the common comfort zones we fall into and how to get out. Part one, covered the comfort zone issue of time.  Part two, covered the […]

Tools- the pitfalls and solutions of them.

Woodworking comfort zone #2- Tools, the pitfalls and solutions for getting out. Everyone of us can fall into a woodworking comfort zone. Once we do, it will hinder our progress to advance as a woodworker. This is a four part series of the common comfort zones we fall into and how to get out. Part […]

How to get the most out of limited time.

  Woodworking comfort zone #1- Time. How to get the most out of limited time. Everyone of us can fall into a woodworking comfort zone. Once we do, it will hinder our progress to advance as a woodworker. If we fail to advance, we tend to lose interest in this craft. And if we lose […]

World’s Most Valuable Hammer

I’ve often watched, and was a fan of the Antiques Roadshow on PBS. I always wondered if we had any hidden gems in our house that would be worth more than all the gold in Fort Knox. Then I discovered…….. we did!!!! My tools are more than just my trade for me. Some of them […]

Seeking Fame and Fortune in Woodworking

  In the beginning when i started doing videos, my purpose was simple. I just wanted to share my knowledge of woodworking with others. It was fun! And then the dream begins with thinking, “Hey, wouldn’t it be cool if I could make a living just doing this?” Would that be possible? Slowly as my […]