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   Like most woodworking projects, before you can get to the final result, prep work and jigs play an important role, before the actual turning process begins. The biggest attribute to lathe turning is that finished results can typically be attained faster with almost instant gratification. This WoodRiver Pen Drilling Vise with 7mm Drill Guide & Stop Collar combo aids in that process for the prep work, especially for the novice turner, or those who may not have a drill press to begin the wood turning creative adventure. 

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Learn how you can build a ukulele with these ten video lessons from StewMac.

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Eric Gorges of A Craftsman's Legacy is building a live edge end table. After deciding to use a mixture of metal and wood materials to create the table, he heads to his local Woodcraft to find his slab and learn about his finishing options.

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Eric Gorges from A Craftsman's Legacy heads to his local Woodcraft Store to talk to the store experts about dust-collection options for his new woodshop. Looking for dust collection? Start here.

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Eric Gorges is building his new shop! In this episode he is working on a nice cabinet for screw tray storage using baltic birch with dado, rabbet, and pocket hole joinery.

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Eric Gorges of A Craftsman's Legacy has decided to build a new woodworking shop. Check out his plans for the shop and 2019. He also makes the decision to replace his family heirloom Table Saw and Band Saw.

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Eric Gorges, host of A Craftsman's Legacy, wanted to build something that would eventually become a family heirloom. He decided on a growth chart for his daughter using Birdseye Maple and Brass.

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Eric Gorges, host of A Craftsman's Legacy has been carving wood for a little while. He says he likes the simplicity of working with just a couple knives and a block of wood. Relief carving, however, is a different monster.

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Eric Gorges, host of A Craftsman's Legacy is a wonderful craftsman but didn't know much about turning wood. So, he headed to his local Woodcraft Store to pick up the tools and knowledge he would need to get started.

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On this edition of Woodworking Adventures, I sat down with Carl & Robin Jacobson at our Woodcraft Vendor Trade Show. We shared some lathe time while talking about their woodworking life together at home and on the road in their mobile shop…. up next…. on Woodcraft’s Woodworking Adventures.

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