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January 2008 Archives

January 28, 2008

What temp puts too much brittle stress on metal tools?

I got an interesting question from Ken today where he asked me the following question:"Shop temperature this time of year does tend to run low. I've been wondering what is the safe cold temperature to work with metal tools, such... Continue reading "What temp puts too much brittle stress on metal tools?" »

What temp puts too much brittle stress on metal tools?

I got an interesting question from Ken today where he asked me the following question:"Shop temperature this time of year does tend to run low. I've been wondering what is the safe cold temperature to work with metal tools, such... Continue reading "What temp puts too much brittle stress on metal tools?" »

January 27, 2008

The Woodworking Shows: Atlanta 2008

Well, it's Sunday night and we're just getting back from the 2008 Woodworking Show in Atlanta, GA.  What a whirl wind of a trip.  As I talked about in my last blog post the good folks who run The Woodworking... Continue reading "The Woodworking Shows: Atlanta 2008" »

January 22, 2008

Hot-lanta, Here We Come!

OK, I know Atlanta isn't hot in the winter, but I couldn't resist.  This coming weekend is the Atlanta Woodworking Show! A good friend of mine and me are set to go (I'm more excited about this than Christmas morning!)I've... Continue reading "Hot-lanta, Here We Come!" »

What kind of workbench do you work on?

Staying on the workbench theme, I thought I'd give everyone a chance to discuss what kind of workbench you have worked on in the past or are presently working on, and if you have plans to build a new one,... Continue reading "What kind of workbench do you work on?" »

January 18, 2008

Interview with Christopher Schwarz

This is Woodworkers Resource's first audio only episode. This is one I know you're going to love.  In this episode we get the chance to interview Christopher Schwarz.  Chris is the editor of both Popular Woodworking and Woodworking Magazine.  He... Continue reading "Interview with Christopher Schwarz" »

January 11, 2008

Hoarding Wood, It's a Beautiful Thing

Woodworkers are notorious for hoarding wood.  This is a subject that I wrote about in our last newsletter.  Wood is precious to the woodworker, or as Smeagol might put it from The Lord of the Rings, 'My precious'. Some woods... Continue reading "Hoarding Wood, It's a Beautiful Thing" »

January 6, 2008

Think Things Through, Before You Try It

I have a Porter Cable plunge router that I've needed to fix for sometime.  The threaded rod that controls how far the plunge base can travel was bent.  This meant that I couldn't use it at all because I had... Continue reading "Think Things Through, Before You Try It" »

January 5, 2008

Staying Cozy in the Shop

Happy New Year to you!  I hope everyone made it through the holidays and by now have gotten back into the shop to start a new year's worth of projects.  I for one am finishing up a set of bookcases. ... Continue reading "Staying Cozy in the Shop" »

This page contains all entries posted to Woodworkers Resource Blog in January 2008. They are listed from oldest to newest.

December 2007 is the previous archive.

February 2008 is the next archive.