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Core77 / Joel Moskowitz

By - May 23<p>I got called to the back of the shop a few days ago where some of my colleagues were having a heated discussion about crankshafts. They …

Woodworking

Drilling down – mortising the staked work table

Although my workshop is very much hand work focused, there are a couple of machines I use, and enjoy using. The drill press is one of them. I started …

Oliver Sparks, Maker.

#MustShare - "Life's Little Instructions." By 95 year old man. http://t.co/iwO9yHHdP0

Japanese methods inspire U.S. woodworker

<b>(07-16) 18:24 PDT OAKLAND</b> -- <i>Nine varieties of bamboo surround Jay van Arsdale's home in Oakland. Pass through a hand-carved gate, enter the large, airy workshop where he plays a CD of shakuhachi - Japanese flute - and time seems to stand still.</i><p><i>Van Arsdale, 64, practices traditional Japanese</i> …

Technique: Tenon and Mortise

Tenons and mortises is a type of joinery used since centuries. You need to master this technique because you will need this type of joint for many …

‘Woodworking in Estonia’ Ships This Week

While I was playing with baby alligators and hugging pine trees, something important happened: “Woodworking in Estonia” arrived in our Indianapolis …

Home-grown Bikes from Down Under

In the early days of cycling, the best (if not only) frame material choice was wood. As you can imagine, technology has progressed and materials have …

Bandsaw Alternative

Despite writing my sensual spiel about the whys of the bandsaw, I haven’t actually used it since closing the workbench business.<br>That’s because I …

New Sawbench Hides a Moxon Vice

Determining Grain Direction

Photo: Asa Christiana Don't let figure fool you: While the cathedral patterns suggest that Gochnour is planing the edge of this cherry board against …

Circular Saw - Rip Cut Jig

Circular Saw

FTF #5 How to Draw Arches, No Math Needed!

YouTube

Hand Tool Woodworking Instruction and Thoughts

Join My Mailing List<p>Get on the fast track to the woodworking content you really like by joining my list and telling me what you most want to see in …

Welcome to Vintage Saw's Saw Filing Treatise

<b>Bassler, F.M.,</b> <i>Why a Saw Cuts,</i> Henry Disston & Sons, Inc,Philadelphia, PA, 1916<p><b>Disston Saw, Tool and File Manual,</b> <i>How to Sharpen a Hand Saw,</i> Henry …

Anarchist’s 2015 Gift Guide, Day 7: Forged Roman-style Nails

Good nails have been used in fine furniture for centuries. But during the last 100 years, nails have earned a bad reputation among furniture makers. …

Simple! Homemade (Wood) Bar Clamps! No Hardware Needed!

Woodworking

Build This Brain-Teasing Golf Ball in a Block of Wood

When we published the Tooth and Nail brain teaser here on <i>Make:</i> back in February, it got a large and enthusiastic response. Apparently, others love this kind of wooden head-scratcher as much as I do.<p>So, here’s another easy-to-make brain teaser, the Golf Ball in a Block of Wood. It uses the same hot …

Woodworking

Workbench Review: A Classic Joiner’s Bench

As always I’m very grateful to anyone who makes the time to comment on my postings here, and I do my best to respond in a helpful manner. On the back …

Slanted Modular Shelving Unit Requires No Glue, Screws, or Complex Instructions

If you've ever assembled a piece of furniture, you know that it can be a complex challenge. But, what if we told you that there's a shelving system out there that doesn't require glue or screws? Designer Aurlien Veyrat of Objet Optimis has created a piece known as the <i>L Shelf</i>, which utilizes a …

Furniture

8 Tips and Tricks To Painting Metal Successfully

Ready to repaint your metal furniture but not sure how to begin? Make sure the metal is in as good a condition it can be before you repaint. Here are …

Dad Builds Triple Rocking Chair So He Could Read To His 3 Kids

Master craftsman Hal Taylor loves to read to his children, but when his third child, Rose, was born, he ran into a problem – his three children …

Furniture

Arcus: The Lovers’ Stool

Designed by Charbel Gharibeh and Stephanie Sayar for Squad Design, the Arcus stool is inspired by the architecture of traditional Lebanese houses and …

Open-Source Modular Camera Snaps Together Like Lego

Photography can be a fun and rewarding hobby. You can learn all about light, angles, proportion, framing, and how the eye works. The Focal Camera project aims to let some of that learning bleed over into the construction of the camera itself. The modular design allows for you to create several …

A New Collection of Office Furniture Focused on Community

For PearsonLloyd’s first collection of furniture and accessories for Teknion, the studio focused on creating pieces that encourage community and …

$40 DIY Hammock Stand that You Can Make this Weekend

Shares 44.8K<p>A hammock is the perfect outdoor relaxation spot. It calls to you to come lay down and read a book, take snooze or enjoy the clouds …

"The Beetle" by Janis Straupe (www.straupe.com/#!the-beetle/)

Kalter Krieg: Russland feiert Atomwaffen und neue Stärke

Anzeige<p>Die mobile Interkontinentalrakete „Topol“ ist bei Kindern besonders beliebt. Dutzende Familien stehen vor dem ballistischen Atomflugkörper …

Photographing the Revival of the American Mountain Man

Each year around the Fourth of July, in a vale in the Rocky Mountains, a scene from another century plays out. Dozens of rugged-looking men mill around an encampment. They tether their horses and mules to trees. They wear animal skins. And as they roast slabs of buffalo meat over a fire sparked …

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Vertical Gardening Techniques for Maximum Returns - Organic Gardening

Whether your garden is large or small, you can make better use of every square inch by using vertical gardening techniques to grow upright crops. …