Category: Woodworking

  • Wood turning safety

    Bowl turning

    I recently read an article by Lynne Yamaguchi about her wood turning accident that is worth reading. It highlights how important appropriate PPE and using any safety features available are. Even so, all it takes is one distraction, a lapse of judgement, for things to go wrong. For some, the consequences can be even worse.…

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  • Review of Hand tools: their ways and workings

    Hand tools: their ways and workings cover

    Hand tools: their ways and workings by Aldren Auld Watson. First published in 1982, which was a surprise given it was long after the heyday of hand tool use. This book is very much aimed at beginners, and each tool is explained as if teaching a complete beginner. Because of this, the text can be…

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