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Spectacular Home Decor Projects Involving Woodwork

Use of old wood in reclaiming a home is perhaps the most exciting do-it-yourself activity one can undertake. Reclaimed timber and pallet turn trash into treasure when it comes to home décor. Reclaimed wood projects not only helps you to make use of old and unwanted wood but it also transforms your space into a Read the full article

Pacific Rim Tonewoods Embraces Cloned Lumber

All across the country, the steady trickle of products derived from genetically modified plants and animals into mass markets has proved to be contentious among consumers. Some people are strongly in favor of the practice, citing its effectiveness at increasing the nutritional efficiency of food production while decreasing the industry-wide usage of harmful pesticides. Other Read the full article

Easy DIY Woodworking Projects

Woodworking is the art of creating objects using wood. One can easily learn how to create furniture that can be used around the house or place of work. For example the Adirondack chair; it can be easily assembled and used for sitting outdoors to enjoy fresh air and nature.   Another way to spend time Read the full article

Robert Rising Excels at Reclaiming Discarded Wood

Robert Rising owns a special kind of company. His company is called NYCitySlab, and it transforms old wood into furniture. However, when Rising built a home a dozen years ago, he didn’t know a whole lot about woodworking. He was looking for an interior decor that went with the home he was restoring, and he Read the full article

North Carolina Woodworking Hobbyist Undeterred By Blindness

Whether the average person is thinking about woodworking as a job or as a pastime, there’s a good chance that they categorize it as a visually intensive activity. With all of the heavy machinery, fine detail work, and attention paid to form and process, being able to see what’s going on with better than average Read the full article

Students Make Toys for Less Fortunate

While children of all ages today are typically painted in a picture that would make people think that they are lazy and selfish, one group of middle school students has shown that the perception is not always the case. According to a recent news article (http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20161215/news/161219362/) a group of talented middle school students spent a 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

Computer hardware hackers take up woodworking

Few people would conflate electronics hardware hacking with woodworking, but there are plenty of nerdy projects that require some basic knowledge of the craft. Some examples of nerdy projects that require woodworking include the Multi Arcade Machine Emulation project, also known as a MAME cabinet. Other such projects include restoration of antique radios, or building 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

Woodworking in the Modern Age

Woodworking is quickly entering the new millennium. This is because a new generation of young adults is learning how to appreciate the joys of creating. Long ago, people might have associated woodworking with simply making a spice shelf for mom or a towel rack for dad. Nowadays, woodworking involves so much more. In fact, the Read the full article