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Clamp1

Our simple, inexpensive toggle clamps hold your work in a tight grip. Make several at once and apply them liberally to improve your shop-made jigs.

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Sharpeningcenter

Make sharpening easy with this handy station that houses all your tools and supplies in a central location.

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Chestnut1

A blight killed off most of these massive beauties decades ago. But woodworkers still enjoy working with salvaged chestnut, and there is hope on the horizon for the species’ recovery.

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Bamboo1

This fast-growing plant isn’t technically a wood, but it shares many of wood’s finer qualities, such as hardness and stainability. It also grows lightning fast, has thousands of applications, and has a long history as one of the planet’s most revered building materials.

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Backtoschool1

NOT TOO BIG, NOT TOO SMALL: Lonnie Bird’s school is the right size for one-on-one instruction but it still has plenty of space for a well-equipped woodshop. 

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THIS WOODEN TOY IS A SURE conversation piece. You can explain its mysterious movements as magnetic lines of force or a woodworker’s magic fingers — or just let your audience engage in speculation. To make this classic whittling toy, sometimes referred to as the “gee-haw-whimmy-diddle,” I used scraps of birch for the sticks, about 5/16" square and 10"-11" long. 

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Turn or carve your own version of a traditional fishing lure with these kits: Diving Lure Kit, Chugger Lure Kit (game fish) and Chub Lure Kit (large game fish). Each kit includes components to make 10 lures plus instructions. 

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Pinnacle1

The Pinnacle Honing Guide is what’s new. You’ll get perfect results first and every time, it’s easy to set up and use, it works with oil or water stones, diamond or ceramic, and even the Scary Sharp system.

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Marc1

Marc Adams did not envision a career in woodworking education, but a family tragedy set him on a path that has benefited thousands of woodworkers.

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Asushi1

My wife and I wanted to present my brother and his wife with a nice sushi set, but we were disappointed with the offerings available commercially. Naturally, that meant I would design and build one myself. Because presentation is just as important as preparation with many customary Japanese foods, I started with a traditional “geta”-style tray and added a few elegant touches of my own.

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