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Food Safe Finishes for Wood

Happy New Year everyone! 2020 is so far looking to be a wonderful year. I recently started working out what the best food-safe finishes would be for my wooden utensils. I want to get them not only to feel good, but to look as good as they feel, and to hold that finish while in […]

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Passing the Baton

Dear Friends, I hope the new year finds you all well and prospering in your woodworking endeavors. I know its been a while since you’ve heard from me on this blog. The past year has been a season of change for me, and it’s been difficult to find the time to write. I’m writing now […]

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Happy New Year! (2016)

A very happy 2016 to all. It has been a long time since we dropped our tools and started typing, we would like to do more of it, but sometimes our woodworking just seems to get in the way. 2015 wrapped up on a busy note for the Heritage School of Woodworking. The annual Thanksgiving Fair […]

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Woodcraft Grand Opening Austin Texas

Woodcraft Grand Opening in Austin Texas

Tomorrow you will find me in Austin Texas at the new Woodcraft store, demonstrating woodworking unplugged! Friday and Saturday, June 12-13 will be the Grand opening event of the newest Woodcraft store in Austin Texas. I will be demoing as usual some of the different techniques that you can learn in many of our handtool classes. […]

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A Beautiful Texas Snowfall!

  I know most of you in the northeast are tired of this white stuff, but for us down here in Texas it is a rare treat! We are basking in the beauty and tranquility of a peaceful snowfall this morning. The fire is cranking inside the wood-stove. What a great day to be a […]

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Happy New Year! (2015)

      Its been too long since I’ve written, not because there was nothing to write, but because I was too busy trying to finish up furniture orders before Christmas. Fortunately I got everything done just in time and delivered to happy customers. One of my favorite times of year is working in the […]

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Getting Ready for our Upcoming Fair

  As many of you know we are working hard to get ready for our annual Fair this Thanksgiving weekend. This is the main reason I have slacked off in writing. It’s not that there hasn’t been anything to write about; in fact there is tons to write! I just wrote about one of those […]

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Making a Dovetail Marker

Read all about Frank’s dresser project progress.   As I mentioned in my last blog, I had to make myself another dovetail marker because I left mine at the school shop. Making a dovetail marker is not too hard, but I have chosen to make it a little harder by using a tapered sliding dovetail to […]

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