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Woodworking education: It’s more important than ever

Written by John English Monday, 17 July 2017 00:00

nesaw_kitchen“It’s possible to learn more in one week from a master woodworker than you could learn in years from your own experience.”

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Tools that only require a tap

Written by John English Monday, 17 July 2017 00:00

apps_leadThe woodworking world is abuzz with talk about a new industry app that was created for Homag, the parent company of Stiles Machinery. Built by the German developer Software AG, it was officially released at the industry trade show Ligna, which was held at the end of May in Hannover, Germany. The name of the new app is “Tapio” (online at tapio.one) and that acronym comes from the physical way in which a woodworker uses a phone or other device to access the software: “tap, input, output."

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High art for expensive tastes

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 17 July 2017 00:00

high_art_leadFrom substantial remodeling in a mansion directly across from President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Largo estate in Palm Beach, Fla., to the Tavern on the Green dining venue in New York’s Central Park, there’s simply no confusion as to why the owners of Staack Moore Woodworking refer to its products as the “couture” of woodworking.

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Feeder system

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 17 July 2017 00:00

nesaw_sinkAs director of the New England School of Architectural Woodworking in Easthampton, Mass., Greg Larson is certain his focus on advanced-woodworking career training will pay off in the end for his students, as well as for the industry as a whole.

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New sensations

Written by John English Monday, 12 June 2017 00:00

sensations_microfenceHaving been born and raised in Ireland, I can honestly say that a good jig — musical or woodshop — always lightens my heart. And here’s one that any casework installer will like.

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