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Blogs

Over the Workbench

A.J. Hamler
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A.J. Hamler is the former editor of Woodshop News and Woodcraft Magazine.

This Business About Woodworking

David DeCristoforo
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David DeCristoforo possesses an extensive resume as designer/maker of fine furniture, high-end cabinetry and architectural woodwork.

Columns

The Cutting Edge

SketchUp makes CAD learning comfortable

When @Last Software released SketchUp in 2000, woodworkers found an alternative to the high price an...

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Cutting Edge

Pro Shop

Know who you are — and sell the heck out of it

Years ago I worked on a 3,000-sq.-ft. remodeling project in a well-established waterside neighborhoo...

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Pro Shop

Finishing

The heat is on: charring can be a cool finish

The heat is on: charring can be a cool finish

When my oldest son was in the 11th grade he took a short shop course as part of an agricultural prog...

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Finishing

Taking Stock

Jump off the fence and attend all the AWFS has to offer

Jump off the fence and attend all the AWFS has to offer

I’ve got my plane ticket and hotel reserved for the AWFS fair, which runs July 19-22 in Las Vega...

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Taking Stock