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Inside This Issue

Shop Submissions Wanted
A Tale of Three Boxes
Women in Woodworking
Sharpen This, Part 5
Show Us Your Woodworking
Poll: New Project Inertia
Video: Wood Slicer Resaw Blade
Show Us Your Woodcarving
Resources for Reluctant Woodturners
Book Review: Joiner's Work
Spring/Summer 2019 Catalog
Tips From Sticks-In-The-Mud
Trend Airshield

Trend Airshield Pro

The Trend Airshield Pro is the gold standard in power respirators and the best tool to keep your lungs safe in the workshop. This is the option favored by the editors of Fine Woodworking when they rated dust masks in a comprehensive review.

Click here to save your lungs
Wooden Boxes

A Tale of Three Boxes
By Bob Rummer

Bob has made a lot of boxes in his woodworking days. After all, a box is usually one of the first things you make when you're learning how to do woodworking. But in this article Bob explains that there is something else to making boxes that they don't teach you in shop class.

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Upcoming Woodworking Classes in Atlanta

6/4 Build a Tray Insert
6/11 Using Hand Planes
6/12 French Polish Workshop
6/13 Milling and Jointing Lumber
6/15 Intro to Spoon Carving
6/16 Intro to Chip Carving
6/17-20 Cabinetmaking Basics
6/22 Intro to Marquetry
6/22 Finishing 101
6/23 Whittle a Swedish Dala Horse
6/25 Hand Tool Sharpening
6/27 Intro to Pen Turning
7/2 Scraping Perfection
7/3 Taming of the Skew
7/6 Strip Canoe Building
7/9-10 Build a Bookcase
7/16 Using Hand Planes
7/17 Coloring Wood
7/18 Milling and Jointing Lumber
7/20-21 Intro to Relief Carving
7/20 Finishing 101
7/23-25 Make a Shaker Inspired Table - Woodworking 101
7/27 Hand Cut Dovetails
7/28 Turn a Peppermill
7/30 Basic Bowl Turning
7/31 Intro to Pen Turning

Whittle a Swedish Dala Horse

Featured Class:
Whittle a Swedish
Dala Horse
June 23, 2019

In this class, renowned wood figurine carver Jim LeClaire will help you whittle and carve your own Dala horse. This is a perfect beginning carving / whittling project that uses minimal tools, but will let you learn and practice knife whittling skills to set you on your way for a hobby of wood carving. Jim will show basic techniques for controlled, safe cutting, give pointers on sharpening and share tips for painting your newly carved Dala horse at home.

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Show Us Your Shop

Show Us Your Shop

We're looking for more woodworking shop submissions! We invite you to SEND US PHOTOS of your woodworking shop along with captions and a brief history and description of your shop. (Email photos at 800x600 resolution.) Receive a $50 store credit if we show your submission in a future issue.

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Show Us Your Woodworking

Show Us Your Woodworking

We're sharing John Koenig's puzzle table projects which he made when he had some downtime before welcoming a new baby.

View John's Projects
Show Us Your Woodcarving

Show Us Your Woodcarving

We're sharing Nathan Ward's carvings for the altar, lecture, and corpus for the cross that he made for the school where he teaches, which took him a total of 5 years to carve.

View Nathan's Carving Projects
Resources for Reluctant Woodturners

Turning the Corner: Resources for Reluctant Woodturners

As a teacher, Temple often finds many students (even woodworkers) who are a bit reluctant when it comes to learning how to turn. In this month's article, Temple discusses some tips and resources to get you started in woodturning.

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Women in Woodworking

Women in Woodworking
Meet Alma Villalobos

This month, Char introduces us to Alma Villalobos, a maker based in Chicago, IL who runs Pink Soul Studios and is best known for her personalized custom push sticks and mallets.

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Sticks in the Mud

Tips from Sticks
in the Mud

Jim continues his panel-making project by prepping the reused oak wood flooring, and also shares a money-saving tip on homemade Painter's Pyramids.

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Poll: Project Inertia

Poll: New Project Inertia

This month's poll asks "When it's time to start a new project, what's your response?"

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Joiner's Work'

Book Review:
Joiner's Work by Peter Follansbee

Joiner's Work will appeal to green woodworkers as yet another take on what's possible in the medium. But even more, it will appeal to those with an interest in 17th century carved furniture and those who fancy trying their hand at carving decorations on their oak and other pieces.

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Broad Axes Explained

Video: Wood Slicer Resaw Bandsaw Blade Product Tour

The Wood Slicer Resaw Bandsaw Blade cuts straight and smooth on bandsaws of all sizes. In this resawing video we demonstrate just how effectively our blade resaws on 10 inch, 14 inch and 18 inch bandsaws

Check out other videos and product tour demos on our YouTube Channel.

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Chris Schwarz

Sharpen This, Part 5
The Myth of Super Sharpnesss
By Christopher Schwarz

Chris Schwarz discusses the "Myth of Super Sharpness" and suggests an ideal edge sharpness that will allow you to get back to woodworking more quickly.

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New Tools and Deals for Your Workshop
Sjobergs Elite Workbench

Sjobergs Elite Workbench

Two of our most popular workbenches, the Sjobergs Elite 2000 and 2500C, are now back in stock! This line of benches represents the ultimate in a professional woodworking workbench and can be customized with a variety of accessories including cabinets and drawers.

Now back in stock!
Book of Plates

L'Art du Menuisier
The Book of Plates

The Book of Plates is 472 pages long and contains every single plate from all of the volumes of André-Jacob Roubo's 18th-century masterpiece. For a limited time you can purchase this resourceful woodworking publication for just $49 (originally $120).

Over 50% off original price!
Centipede Work Supports

NEW Centipede Work Supports

The Bora Centipede is a versatile work support system for use in the shop or on the jobsite. It sets up quickly and without tools. The 30" work height is perfect for machine or workpiece support. The Centipede comes in a variety of sizes depending on the needs of support for your workpieces.

New from Bora

Festool Limited Edition Bluetooth Starter Kit

The Starter Kit includes a Limited Edition Blue Systainer 2 and a Bluetooth Remote Switch, that can be used to start and stop your Bluetooth enabled Festool Dust Extractor from the end of the hose.

New from Festool!


Non-Slip Parallel Bar Clamp with Pivot Handle

15% off for a limited time!

Timbermate Wood Filler

Wood Filler

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Leigh B975 Box Joint and Beehive Jig

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Flip Catalog

Flip Through Our Spring/Summer 2019 Woodworking Catalog

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FWW Archive

Fine Woodworking Magazine Archive
Flash Drive

Save 20% while
supplies last

Save $10 on the
Flex Arm Magnetic
LED Worklight

Order now while sale quantities last


Save $22 on the Portamate 6-Shelf Lumber Rack

Order now while sale quantities last

Wood Slicer

Wood Slicer Resaw Bandsaw Blade

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for more info


David Barron Magnetic Dovetail Saw Guide

Makes it easy to hand cut perfect dovetails


Tool-less Blade Guide Upgrade Kit

Designed for Rikon 10-324 and 10-325 Bandsaws

Quick Action Bar Clamps

Quick Action
Bar Clamps

Now back in stock!

Mortise & Tenon Magazine

Issues 2-6 available


Morakniv Wooden Spoon Carving Set

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Stanley 175th Anniversary Tape Measure - 10ft

Great Collector's Item!


Acer-Ferrous Toolworks Moxon Vise Kit

Save $10 for a
limited time!

Elipse OV/P100 Organic Vapor & Dust Mask

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