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  • November 26, 2021 11:24 AM | Vincent Valvo (Administrator)
    Posted November 2021 pictures of Guild meeting and Matt Wajda's "Veneering Curved Surfaces" presentation.
  • October 31, 2021 11:25 PM | Vincent Valvo (Administrator)

    If Your Only Tool Is A Hammer 

    by Rob Carver

    A hammer is a common tool we know intimately and ever since we were tots.  Its likely the hammer was the first tool you used albeit one produced by Fisher Price, not by Stanley.  Here, Rob uses the hammer as a metaphor for some fun and enchanting reading, then raises some bigger points.  Enjoy it by clicking, If Your Only Tool Is A Hammer.

    You can reach Rob for comments and additional information, click Rob Carver.

  • October 31, 2021 11:23 PM | Vincent Valvo (Administrator)

    Turning Reeded Legs

    by Bruce Wedlock

    In football arenas, the hearty charge is "Are you ready for some football?"  This gets already excited fans uber-excited.  Well, Bruce Wedlock has provided woodworking cheer for all the Federal style enthusiasts who have thought to give the reeded leg feature a try.  So, are you ready for some turning?

    Originally, published in the Guild of New Hampshire of Woodworkers Journal in 2011, we reprint it here for a descriptive, detailed process laden with photographs for EMGW turners who want to take on the challenge.  But even if you aren't a turner, reading the article will provide the answers about how these iconic legs are achieved.  You are sure to appreciate the work that goes into it.  Click Turning Reeded Legs.

    To send your comments, click Bruce Wedlock.

  • October 31, 2021 11:20 PM | Vincent Valvo (Administrator)

    You Too Can Be a Published Author

    by Andrew Davis

    Ah, the limelight.  When Bob Dylan started writing musical poetry, I'm sure nobility in the form of Nobel Prize laureate was never imagined.

    Serendipity brought Andrew to meet a surgeon who wanted to know more about woodworking and what it takes to develop the skills and tool set to achieve a level of fine woodworking.  Unable to finish the conversation, Andrew came up with an idea and a challenge to the Guild.

    Even if the title Laureate does not strike your fancy, Andrew has something to say about it.  Read about it and the challenge in November's Bevel Cut article.

    Andrew welcomes your feedback.

  • October 16, 2021 11:46 AM | Vincent Valvo (Administrator)

    Posted pictures of the Old Sturbridge Village exhibit with an article by Rob Carver.

  • October 14, 2021 11:37 AM | Vincent Valvo (Administrator)

    The use techniques of various hand tools for efficiency and workmanship. 

  • October 11, 2021 7:35 AM | James Russell (Administrator)

    Take Your Woodworking to the Next Level by Garrett Hack October 9, 2021

  • October 03, 2021 6:08 PM | Vincent Valvo (Administrator)

    Posted October 2021 Bevel Cut issue "Do You Own Tools You Never Use" by Andrew Davis.

  • October 03, 2021 6:06 PM | Vincent Valvo (Administrator)
    Posted October 2021 MTCO issue "Keep Your Tools Sharp" by Rob Carver.

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