Tom Ellison

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Science Says You Shouldn't Work More Than This Number of Hours a Day | Inc.com

Do you work more than 40 hours a week? If you're an entrepreneur or small business owner, it's hard not to, but all that extra time in the workplace isn't necessarily a good thing. After a certain point, it can be counterproductive and even hazardous to your health, so it's imperative to know when …

Immune System

Researchers: Centuries-old ship at NYC ground zero likely from Philadelphia

For more than 200 years, it lay hidden beneath the ground upon which New York City's World Trade Center once stood.<p>Now, four years after its discovery, scientists say they've solved the mystery of the ship hull found in the wreckage of the former World Trade Center site in lower Manhattan.<p>The hull, …

DIY Tip: How to Quickly Add Fractions for Woodworking Projects... No Math Required

You know that old question that some stereotypical student always asks their math teacher? The one that's some variation on "When are we actually …

Woodworking

This Genius Cut Can Turn a Single Piece of Wood Into a Drawer

All you have to do is fold<p>What if instead of using drills and screws, you could fold together a drawer for your new dresser using a single piece of wood? With this wildly clever process, you can. Coming soon to an flat pack near you?<p>Developed by Andrew Klein, this simple technique requires nothing …

Woodworking

Spiral Cut a Wooden Dowel Using a Table Saw

Introduction: Spiral Cut a Wooden Dowel Using a Table Saw<p>My imagination was recently captured by an Instructable by a user named Seamster on how to …

Branching & Looping Wooden Tables by Michael Beitz | Colossal

<p>Artist Michael Beitz (previously) designed two more of his amazing sculptural tables in the last year. The first is called <i>Tree Picnic</i>, a functional …

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Bench Hooks: What They Are and Why You Need Them

A few months ago I hit a wall in my shop. Since I began hand tool woodworking, it’s became almost an obsession to get all hand tools. A tool for …

Pick The Right Wood For Your Project With This Guide

There are few things DIY enthusiasts love more than building things with their own hands. When it comes to woodworking, picking the right wood can be …

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Smart Woodworking Joinery Techniques

Lisa Raleigh and Tom Olivares<p>Steve Latta is a veteran period furniture maker with decades of experience as a craftsman and a teacher. As someone who …

Woodworking

A Bench By Any Other Name Is Still...

I spent a lot of time thinking about the type of bench I wanted to build. I read everything Christopher Schwarz wrote on the subject, I sent away for …

Butterflies in Wood: A Tradition + Trend Coming Back

One of my favorite aspects of design is seeing how trends come and go and come <i>again</i> over the years. Decorative details that have their roots in the …

Woodworking

Hand Tool Woodworking Instruction and Thoughts

Hand Tool School<p>This is the world’s first virtual apprentice program designed to teach woodworkers and aspiring woodworkers of all levels how to work …

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Cutting Huge Dovetails For Benches And Other Stuff

A few years ago I wrote an article for Popular Woodworking Magazine on how I cut very large dovetails for joining the end cap to the benchtop when …

The hand saw wish list

I have been assembling a ‘nest’ of saws for some time now. It began when my Japanese Ryoba started loosing some teeth and I thought it would be …

Woodworking

How to Sharpen a Chisel: A Photo Tutorial

Chisels are one of the most basic, useful and versatile of all woodworking tools. They allow you to shape a piece of wood to your heart’s content. …

Four-Stroke Tenoning Exercise

<i>I did this exercise on pine, walnut, African mahogany, cherry, and oak. The African mahogany was the fussiest due to reversing grain (which is</i> …

Making the Toolbox - Pare and Chop Dovetails and Pins

I said recently that using the coping saw is less acceptable for removing waste from tails and pins and that I felt it was less the way of the …

Woodworking Techniques: From Basic Tips to Advanced Projects

In my classes, we use marking/carving knives quite a lot. We score lines in preparation for making a “knife-wall”, we use them to whittle animals, to …

Chisel & Gouge Reference

This started out as a quick list with photo examples to check chisels against when discussing them. Upon writing the first couple of sentences it …

Here's my mallet

<b>Who said, “Speak softly and carry a big mallet.”?</b><p>I forgot to give details of this some time back when I promised to give details of the best wooden …

Making My Mallet - Last One

To finish off the corners of the mallet I created an all-around chamfer with the spokeshave. I also used a flat file to crispen up some more awkward …

Letters to Disston

This is a New Zealand saw fitting shop. Mr. Fraser surely seems to have a pretty complete assortment, and it is interesting to note from his letter …

For A Close Shave

OK. I admit it-<p><i>I don’t know much about a ‘close shave’-; )</i><p>but I do know a thing or two about spokeshaves!<p>I started using spokeshaves on a daily …