Woodworking in America 2016

Intro Once again I have returned from Woodworking in America, learning from the masters of the woodworking world, getting excited about being in the workshop making things with wood and most importantly enriched by all the conversations with “freinds” that I get to see maybe once a year. I always enjoy the photography aspect of […]

Work Shop Update 8-3-16

Introduction An update from the MySaw WorkShop.    Please join me for a quick update about my life and my woodworking. My Health, Sinus and CPAP Video Lighting New Barn Board shelf project Sewing Cutting Table completed The Video Products, Tools and Supplies Peach State Lumber:  Barn Boards and excellent selection of hardwoods Atlanta Specialty […]

Guild Meeting – Plane Experience

Woodworkers Guild of Georgia, monthly meeting. We had five benches each with a master craftsman showing members hand planes and what the plane should feel like. Great Evening. Just the bunch of pictures I took at the meeting last night.   The guild members learning how a sharp, well set up hand plane should work. […]

Amana Furniture Woodworking Shop

As part of Handworks 2015, the Amana Furniture Shop offered a tour of their production woodworking shop.   The tour was limited to 25 people for each tour.  I was fortunate to get a 3pm Saturday tour. The Amana Furniture Shop is one of the four shops actually owned by the Amana Colonies Corporation.  The […]

Studley Tool Chest Exhibit

I purchased my ticket for the Studley Tool Chest Exhibit about 1 year ago.   I just knew this was something that was important as a woodworker. I had decided that I would not buy the book.  I have a lot of books and so much to read, learn and make.  This decision was changed […]

Handworks 2015

There is so much that could be said about Handworks 2015. I attended.  I saw old friends, and made new friends.  Found people who knew me from Instagram and this blog.  So many excellent tool makers,  craftsmen and teachers. There is so much that should be said.  If you love woodworking and handtools then this […]

Cutting Board Class

Our Local Woodcraft store ( Atlanta ) has a great line up of classes.   Their lead instructor for 12 years, Al Trevillyan is retiring for the second time.   So there were opening for new instructors.   I inquired and was offered the Cutting Board class.   I gladly accepted.   So I monitored […]

Guild Meeting – How to fit drawers

Our monthly Woodworkers Guild Of GA meeting was last night.  The program, “How to fit drawers”, was presented by Steve Quehl. WOW,  What an incredible presentation.  Steve is an excellent craftsman and speaker.  While the topic was How to fit drawers,  the topic was really how to build a sqaure table. So why don’t drawers […]

Woodworking In America – WIA – 2011

This was my third WIA event.   I attended the first event in Bera KY, in 2008.  My next conference was 2010, in Covington KY, which is just across the river from Cincinnati OH. The venue was excellent as this was the second year in the same place.  I treated myself to the hotel across […]