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Woodworking and Art

October 6, 2009 Blog  One comment

Sometimes woodworking and art become one.  Sometimes they are two very separate things.  Woodworking, I think, is always a skill or craft.  But how often does it actually become art?  Where is the line that a wood project crosses in order for it to become art?

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Woodworking or Wood…Reading?

August 28, 2009 Magazines  2 comments

I was going through some old woodworking magazines the other day when it occured to me that there have been times in my life when I have done more reading about woodworking than actual woodworking.  A few years ago, I was subscribed to all of the following magazines:

  • Popular Woodworking
  • Wood magazine
  • Fine Woodworking
  • Shop Notes
  • Woodsmith
  • American Woodworker
  • Woodworkers Journal
  • Workbench magazine

Kind of crazy, I know.  It was only for about a year that I was receiving all 8 magazines at the same time.  I also bought a lot of books and videos on the subject.  I also have several episodes of New Yankee Workshop and every episode of DIY Woodworks that I recorded on VHS.  I wish I would have had the DVD burner back then. :)

This was all before the subject of woodworking had really hit th...

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