Woodworking Stories, Woodworker Profiles and Products

Still charged up about his job

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 17 February 2014 00:00

chargedup3Custom furniture maker Ted Watts, principal of Watts Woodwork in Murrell’s Inlet, S.C., opened his first shop 35 years ago and hasn’t lost his passion for the creative side of the craft. In fact, it might be burning brighter than ever.

Read more...

   

In tune with technology

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 17 February 2014 00:00

technology1Richard Doyle has been running a cabinet shop for nearly 20 years and doesn’t hesitate when asked about the biggest changes that have taken place.

Read more...

   

The Goldilocks rule of wood moisture

Written by John English Monday, 17 February 2014 00:00

moisture2When a board neither gives nor takes moisture from the surrounding air, it is said to be at its equilibrium moisture content. The problem is that EMC is a fantasy. It doesn’t exist or, at best, it exists only for moments because the humidity and temperature of the air around us are constantly changing.

Read more...

   

Clear view from the Green Mountain State

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 20 January 2014 00:00

clearview1Peter Pomerantz, principal of Pomerantz Woodworking in Waitsfield, Vt., didn’t set out to be a woodworker, though he was certainly prepared for it.

Read more...

   

Like a kid in a candy store

Written by John English Monday, 20 January 2014 00:00

candy1Ted Turner created a television station that plays nothing but classic movies. He once said in an interview that the concept works because the audience is seeing a lot of his movies for the first time. Even though these films are often older than the people watching them, millions of viewers tune in every evening to see what’s “new.”

Read more...

   

Page 4 of 48