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AWFS 2013 New Products

George and I were back at AWFS 2013 in Las Vegas again this year. The show was spectacular as usual. I’m always struck by the international flavor of the event. I heard languages from all over the world as customers negotiated with vendors over some pretty amazing machinery. I saw everything from robots finishing cabinets… Read more


IWF 2012 Student Woodworking Projects

Looking for some inspiration? Check out the student work that was displayed at IWF this year. VERY nice stuff. These student woodworking projects show great skills, and great promise, on the part of the student builders. Got a favorite? Let us know in the Comment section. James Ellis Morganton, NC Chad Griffith Auburn University Noah… Read more


Wood Whisperer Charity Build

Our buddy Marc Spagnuolo, The Wood Whisperer, is setting up a nice charity event to raise money for cancer research. Here are the nuts and bolts of it. He has arranged for woodworkers to be able to get a free rocking horse plan. For each person who builds a horse and sends Marc a photo,… Read more


28 Guitars Go To Gutairs for Vets (G4V)

Despite uncooperative weather (heat, humidity, and rain) Build a Vet a Guitar 2011 went great. Thanks to great volunteers, and our sponsors, we were able to complete and repair 28 instruments for Guitars for Vets. For more information on Guitars For Vets visit www.guitars4vets.org The first step was checking over the kits we bought from… Read more


Great New Products at the 2011 AWFS Fair

George and I had a great time at the 2011 AWFS show. We wore ourselves ragged checking out all the cool new tools unveiled at this years show. For those of you who couldn’t make it this year, here’s a quick look at some of the new tool highlights we discovered. Oneida Cobra Oneida’s newest… Read more


Looking To The Future: AWFS 2011 Programs For Young Woodworkers

No doubt about it, AWFS is a rich source for new and amazing woodworking products from hand tools to computerized robotics. But there’s more to AWFS than just machines and tools; there’s a human side as well. This year’s AWFS fair showcased a number of educational initiatives aimed at young and aspiring woodworkers. Fresh Wood… Read more


AWFS Fair 2011 Event Coverage

Coverage of the AWFS Fair in Las Vegas, July 20-23, 2011 Check out WWGOA’s coverage of the AWFS Fair 2011 in Las Vegas. Check out video interviews, new products and get the latest news in the world of woodworking. Videos from AWFS: Teknatool’s NOVA Comet II Midi Lathe Rikon 14-Inch Bandsaw Microfence Interview WWGOA’s Guitar… Read more

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2011 American Association of Woodturners Symposium

A Brief Tour Of An Amazing Event My first American Association of Woodturners (AAW) symposium was in Albuquerque, NM (2009). I was blown away by that experience. The depth and breadth of this year’s Symposium, held within blocks of AAW’s headquarters in St. Paul, promised to be yet another unforgettable experience. I was not to… Read more

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