360Woodworking DVDs

360Woodworking.com is all about woodworking online. There are online courses, online articles, online techniques and online videos. But it’s going old-school with the latest products dropped into the online store – 14 products in all. To the many woodworkers (members and non-members alike) asking for DVDs of past projects and articles, 360 Woodworking says, “We[…]

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What Furniture Tells

Many woodworkers who focus attention on period reproductions “read” the images in books and pieces in museums to discover to what furniture tells them. Designs sometimes clue them in as to what period of furniture history the pieces were built. (It’s not always clear-cut because no furniture periods ended exactly on a Tuesday with a[…]

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Blue Tape Rules

Many of you know or have discovered that I have a passion for blue painter’s tape. I think blue tape rules in the woodshop. Here’s a bit of history. In the 1920s Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing (known today as 3M) hired Richard Drew to travel around promoting the company products to automobile shops. The product[…]

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