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Real life Reviews: Buying a Bandsaw

When I first started to setup my woodshop a bandsaw wasn’t one of the tools I thought I needed. I eventually acquired a well-used 1970’s – 1980’s vintage Craftsman 12” bandsaw as part of a lot of other tools, but … Continue reading

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Switching to a steel roof – part 2: Installation

For someone very used to the process of installing composition shingles, the installation of the new roof using different techniques seemed well worth paying attention to. In addition to the basic roof installation, I also opted to have the trim … Continue reading

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Japanese Kitchen Knives

I have developed a weakness for sharp things intended to be used by hand – kitchen knives, handplanes, woodworking chisels, etc… Japan is known for producing some of the best regarded examples of all of these, and a key factor … Continue reading

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