Mark (TheCraftsmansPath.com) on October 26th, 2010

I bet you were wondering when and/or if you’d see me writing about the Sculpted Rocking Chair build again here at the blog.  Well, wait no longer, at long last I’m back at it and writing about my progress. In reality, I have been doing some smaller bits of work on the project as time […]

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Mark (TheCraftsmansPath.com) on February 22nd, 2010

Last week my woodturning club (www.fingerlakeswoodturners.com) had the pleasure of hosting a demonstration by world-class turner, Al Stirt of Enosburg Falls, Vermont (http://www.alstirt.com) at our monthly meeting.  Al is world-famous for his turned and carved objects including square and fluted bowls.  For our demonstration, Al turned and embellished one of his signature square bowls. Before […]

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Mark (TheCraftsmansPath.com) on January 22nd, 2010

Next in the series of reviews of DVD’s from the SmartFlix Woodworking University, I’d like to review the DVD: Wood Finishing Basics by Michael Dresdner.  This DVD is one of many DVD’s produced by Taunton Press for Fine Woodworking. Wood finishing is one of the areas of woodworking that seems to confound many woodworkers.  It […]

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Mark (TheCraftsmansPath.com) on January 17th, 2010

Next in the series of reviews of DVD’s from the SmartFlix Woodworking University, I’d like to review the DVD: Basic Box Making by Doug Stowe.  This DVD is one of many DVD’s produced by Taunton Press for Fine Woodworking. Doug Stowe is a woodworker from Eureka Springs, Arkansas and he has been known for his […]

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Mark (TheCraftsmansPath.com) on January 12th, 2010

The moment of truth finally arrived and it was time to glue up some of the parts of the chair that have been worked on for some time now.  I can tell you that with so much time put into creating these parts and knowing how fast a botched glue-up can occur, it was with […]

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