Mark ( on August 27th, 2008

When you’re writing about woodworking and design and documenting your projects, time sure flies.  It was one year ago on Labor Day weekend that I started this blogging experiment that I call The Craftsman’s Path.  The upcoming weekend marks the one year anniversary of this effort! Since that day, I have written about many things: […]

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Mark ( on August 4th, 2008

This weekend I spent some time upgrading the blogging software that is under the hood at The Craftsman’s Path to the latest version. I migrated the site to WordPress version 2.6. That change does not really show anything outwardly to the viewer but, it upgrades many of the tools a features behind the scenes that […]

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Mark ( on March 4th, 2008

With the bulk of the construction on the table complete, it was time to move on to the detailing tasks and finish work. I spent a considerable amount of time scraping and sanding all of the parts of the table. There were areas on the legs where the knees transition into the posts that needed […]

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Mark ( on February 23rd, 2008

Our experiences in life are shaped by many things: family, friends, school, things that we do, places we travel to and everything we encounter along the way. As we grow and learn we are malleable and many impressions, both small and large are left in the soft shell of our existence. We learn from seeing, […]

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Mark ( on September 3rd, 2007

Hello and welcome to my web site. My name is Mark Mazzo and I’m a woodworking craftsman/designer living in Upstate New York. Woodworking is something that I’ve always had a keen interest in. I’ve been woodworking and collecting tools for several years now and I find that there’s something very special about creating beautiful and […]

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