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With Saw, Plane & Chisel

“With Saw, Plane & Chisel” is a great book for anyone interested in creating furniture by hand. Period furniture expert Zachary Dillinger walks you through six classic American furniture projects using hand-tool construction and period-accurate joinery methods. I learned a lot … Continue reading

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Woodworker’s Kitchen

The newest book I had the privilege of editing is A.J. Hamler’s “The Woodworker’s Kitchen.” It’s a fun book of woodworking projects for decking out your kitchen with handmade items—from small accents like vintage-looking recipe boxes and wooden utensils to larger … Continue reading

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2 New Books for Building Woodworking Skills

I’ve had my head down working on getting a couple of books off to the printer and haven’t had chance to post. I’ve finally come up for air and wanted to mention the two latest books I worked on that are … Continue reading

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Building Bookcases

I love books (I guess that’s kind of obvious, given my chosen profession). But beyond just loving books, I love the lifestyle that goes hand in hand with being a bibliophile: books in every room; books doubling as home decor; … Continue reading

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Go build a treehouse…

One of most fun books I’ve edited lately is Django Kroner’s The Perfect Treehouse: From Site Selection to Design & Construction. Django knows his stuff—he runs the Canopy Crew, a Cincinnati-based treehouse and tree care company. He builds rental treehouses in … Continue reading

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Woodworking Books

A few books I edited have been released recently and I realized I’m overdue for posting something about these projects. All of them have been fun and interesting to work on and I’ve been learning a bit about the craft … Continue reading

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Build It With Dad

I recently had the pleasure of editing A.J. Hamler’s new book Build It with Dad: Woodworking Fun for the Whole Family. Full disclosure, I’m not wild about the gender specific title and neither was the author (that was a marketing … Continue reading

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