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How do you know which Circular Saw Blade is the right one for your job?

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You should check out a new YouTube channel – Third Coast Craftsman – created by Chris Schoenberg of Michigan, home of the “Third Coast.” His videos inspire, entertain and educate. The high-quality and diversity of his work make watching his productions a pleasure.
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Pen 101

This 6 minute video tutorial gives step by step instructions on the materials needed to start turning on a lathe, specifically making a pen out of a kit.  It is designed to inform and help you get comfortable with the tools and the exact procedure needed to make a pen.


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Stones

This comparison chart show you the American grit and the comparable Japanese grit for easy selection.

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Author J. D. Lawrence, writing in Furniture Making From The Inside Out, published the following list of tools and aids that are essential for any workshop. 

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Much like in woodworking, where the craft is passed on from generation to generation with a mentor leading the way, the same concept applies to the Woodcraft Franchise business…it can transcend generations! Learn more and continue the woodworking tradition in a business you own!

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George Snyder explains the difference between Japanese Kanna planes and western style planes.

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Woodworking

Ever wonder what attracts people to woodworking?  You can buy finished goods made of wood more cheaply than you can make them yourself. You’ll need a lot of tools to get started and it takes years of practice to master the craft.

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Youngwoodworker

If you have a chance introduce a youth to woodworking, you should do it.  It will be good for them and even better for you. It isn’t hard – you just need to offer opportunities for kids to try woodworking on their own terms and they will clamor for more.

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Superglue

Super glue really does deserve its name – a 1-square-inch bond can hold more than a ton.  It looks like water, so what makes it so powerful?

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