Passion for Woodburning with Woodcraft’s Sam Dulin
When our patrons call for customer service on products, you can bet they are not just ordinary people answering the phones. They are very knowledgeable regarding all of our product lines and most are also woodworkers in different venues. Some have taken woodworking classes, furthering their education to support the Woodcraft effort, and some even teach classes within our Woodcraft hometown store in Parkersburg, WV. Some are avid woodworkers with various size woodshops at home, spending relaxing times enjoying the passion for woodworking. One of our customer service team members and special artisans in Woodburning is Sam Dulin.
Kitchen Remodeling Butcher Block Counters with General Finishes
This is a remodeling project taken on by a DIY homeowner and shared with us from our Dayton Woodcraft store. Although this may not be their “forever” home, Jane & Eugene are sprucing up every room in the house for that future sale. Knowing that, this couple finds ways to keep within their budget while giving their home that special touch on a classy high-end level. We begin in the kitchen with a before shot revealing a much needed makeover. From what Jane calls her “disco bowling alley” kitchen with it’s old style counter tops, pictured next to the finished product complete with butcher block counter tops, we’ll show you how they did it, specifically the counter tops.
The Earlex Steam Generator with Sam Hamory
We live in a 3-D world, so our wood projects need to share the same idea. Bending wood is not a new concept, but Earlex makes it easier for you to attain the shapes in your wood projects that you desire. To help assist you with perfect flowing designs is the new Earlex Steam Generator. The electric unit is compact, light weight, has thermal protection, and even includes instructions on how you can build your own steam box! Great for any projects like boating, furniture, instruments, and is only limited to what your imagination can come up with!
Woodworking Christmas Gift Ideas: 2015 Holiday Gift Guide
Are you a woodworker looking to make gifts for your loved ones this holiday season? Then, you are in the right place. We have provided a list of woodworking projects that are tailored for each member of your family. Each plan features step-by-step instructions with detailed photographs, exploded illustrations for various project shapes, a cut list and cutting diagram, and a Convenience Plus Buying Guide so you know exactly what supplies are required to complete the project. There is no doubt they will appreciate your handmade and thoughtful gift.
Woodcraft Product Spotlight: Woodpeckers® One-Time Tools T-Square
What are our ONETIME TOOLS? They’re the tools that our partners at Woodpeckers® plan to run once. Often these are tools we ourselves would like but can’t put in full production. The process is simple; they build a couple, take some pictures and open a 10-20 day window for others to jump on the production run. Once they know how many to make, they get them done and move on to something else.
By buying a One Time Tool®, you will own a limited run precisely machined tool that will make you the envy of all your woodworking friends and you have a tool that will be used for generations. These tools are proudly made in the U.S.A.
Woodcraft Draws Inspiration from Customers for New Pen Carry/Display Case
“Woodcraft customers’ feedback led to a redesign of our pen case,” product development manager Ben Bice said. “They asked for more flexibility, specifically the ability to lie flat. We took the customer suggestions and went above and beyond.”
Coloring Book Patterns on Wood
Coloring books are no longer just child’s play. In fact, the trend of adult coloring books is a booming business these days. Woodcraft’s Marketing Director Liz Matheny recently took coloring to a new level by transferring a pattern to wood, and her results are gorgeous!
The Festool VAC SYS Suction Clamp System
Work more efficiently with the new VAC SYS System at Woodcraft from Festool. With proven vacuum-based suction clamping, the VAC SYS provides a highly effective and ergonomic work platform for nearly any project. Effectively clamp material or a work piece for effortless machining and finishing while protecting delicate surfaces from clamp damage.
Extreme Garage Shop Makeover-Part 4
In part 4, we take a look at a deluxe crosscut station, complete with a lumber rack storage area on the backside. In addition this unit features a tilt-out bin, sliding drawers, adjustable shelving, and customizable pigeon compartments. Designed by Craig Bentzley and built by Joe Hurst-Wajszczuk, this article is written by Paul Anthony and is featured in Woodcraft’s October/November Magazine, Issue #43.
Woodcraft Introduces Brand-New Black Dog Salvage Furniture Paint and Guard Dog Topcoat
Woodcraft is now the exclusive retailer for a brand-new furniture paint and topcoat developed by Black Dog Salvage, a prominent architectural salvage company based in Roanoke, Virginia, that is also the home of the reality-style TV show Salvage Dawgs.