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Learn How You Can Install Antique Beams in Your Modern Home

The “Smarter Every Day” channel on youtube typically posts about how your brain or engineering works; the kind of science content you might also find on VSauce or Bill Nye. In a change of pace, he explains in his most recent video that he has a soft spot for woodworking. He and his wife have Read the full article

HOLZ-HANDWERK European Trade Fair for Wood Workers

HOLZ-HANDWERK, a trade fair for wood workers, is coming soon to the exhibition centre in Nuremberg, Germany. The event will be held on March 21 through March 24 and open from 10:00 until 18:00 on the first three days and from 10:00 to 17:00 on the last day. HOLZ-HANDWERK is a European trade fair is Read the full article

Enterprising Kansas Woodworkers Salvage Unwanted Trees

Landon Harness and Greg Anderson are all about repurposing old things. The two men, natives of the eastern Kansas town of Lawrence, have made a career out of rescuing unwanted objects and turning them into something useful. In 2015, the Black Hills Corporation decided that they wanted to demolish a dilapidated Quonset hut in Lawrence; Read the full article

Buying Items from a Professional Woodworker

If you’ve ever gone down the street and noticed someone selling wood carvings, you know how expensive these pieces can be. While totally gorgeous and beautiful in their own way, these carvings could set you back hundreds or even thousands of dollars if you aren’t too careful about where you’re buying from. One way to Read the full article

Caring for Your Home’s Deck

If your home has its own deck, it can be an important part of living a fun outdoor life. After all, you probably spend a lot of time outdoors on the deck underneath the umbrella that you have out there. Keeping the deck looking its best can be difficult and costly, but it is crucial Read the full article

Portland, OR Offers A Unique Approach To Helping The Homeless

For several years now, a large population of homeless people have been living in Portland, OR. In a current online article that I read today, it tells about how a group of concerned, and motivated community members got together to build more than a dozen of wooden sleeping pods for homeless individuals.   The wooden Read the full article

The New Book About Sam Maloof Is Incredible

Have you ever heard of Sam Maloof? If you are a woodcarver, he’s somebody you should know. Maloof was praised by President Jimmy Carter. Carter called Maloof “the best woodworker who ever lived.” That kind of praise deserves an investigation!   Born in 1916, Maloof learned English as a third language. His parents were from Read the full article