Out of the Woodwork

Got a passport?

Tuesday, 26 January 2010 13:53

Woodcraft Supply and Pfeil Swiss-made carving tools are offering a chance to win prizes in wood-carving artistry and random drawing contests that run through Feb. 28.



Grilling in style

Monday, 21 December 2009 19:36

46_grilling_01Rockler Woodworking and Hardware has introduced a unique 16-piece hardware kit that lets woodworkers craft their own custom-handled barbecue tools.



An incentive to write

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 21 December 2009 19:35

46_incentive_01The average day is so infused with electronic communication that handwritten letters can seem especially rare. One of the most treasured handwritten letters a person can receive is that which is written by a U.S. military member stationed overseas. Even more gratifying is being a U.S. military member receiving a special reason to write that letter. Woodcraft is helping these things happen with its annual Turn for Troops program.



Trees on the seas

Monday, 23 November 2009 20:05

46_OOW1New York City has many marvels, including the Empire State Building and Statue of Liberty. Before either made an appearance on the New York scene, a sensation of a different sort, Central Park, came alive in the mid-to-late 1800s. Land for the large public park, or "open space," was acquired between 1853 and 1856 for around $5 million. The area from 59th Street to 106th Street between Fifth and Eighth Avenues is a marvel in its own right.



A wood ID app

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 23 November 2009 20:09

46_oow_iphone1Jordan Silberman, an IT consultant and woodworking hobbyist in Unionville, Pa., has created an iPhone and iPod application called "I.D. Wood," to help with wood identification.



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