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Ask WWGOA: Bread Board Ends Pinned

Readers like you submit questions to us every day. Here, our woodworking experts answer your questions and offer helpful solutions to your woodworking problems. Question: If you are doing breadboard ends on a project that will only be viewed from one side, say perhaps a sofa table or hall table that you never see the… Read more »

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Tips for Building and Hanging a Bat House

Quite possibly, no creature is more misunderstood than the bat. An important part of our ecosystem, bats do a number of useful things for humans. According to BCI (Bat Conservation International), there are more than 1,300 species of bats, and they all help us in different ways. Insectivorous bats keep the bugs at bay and… Read more »

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What Our Members Are Working On

We love hearing about what our members are working on in their shops. When we asked on Facebook to share a photo of your most recent woodworking project, we got a bunch of great responses! Here are some of our favorites. What’s keeping you busy in the shop this week? Leave a comment and let… Read more »

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In the Shop: Where’s Bruce?

Every once in a while we like to check in on the WWGOA editors to see what they’re up to in the shop. Here’s your chance to get to know the faces and personalities behind WWGOA and take a peek into their own worlds. What am I working on currently? Well today I needed to… Read more »

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Visiting Pony Tools

One of the cooler parts of George’s job is visiting tool manufacturers. He recently spent a morning at the Pony Tools factory and warehouse in Chicago to see how Pony products go together and learn more about the company. You may know them as the Adjustable Clamp Company or Jorgenson, but the company is officially… Read more »

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Ask WWGOA: Dust Collection Size

Readers like you submit questions to us every day. Here, our woodworking experts answer your questions and offer helpful solutions to your woodworking problems. Question: I’m setting up a new shop and I’ve read everything I can get my hands on about dust collection. Now, I’m more confused than I was before doing the research!… Read more »

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In the Shop: Turning Bowls

Every once in a while we like to check in on the WWGOA editors to see what they’re up to in the shop. Here’s your chance to get to know the faces and personalities behind WWGOA and take a peek into their own worlds. I have dabbled a bit with woodturning over the years, but… Read more »

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In the Shop: Catchin’ Up on Stools

Every once in a while we like to check in on the WWGOA editors to see what they’re up to in the shop. Here’s your chance to get to know the faces and personalities behind WWGOA and take a peek into their own worlds. I teach a lot of woodworking classes at the Nature Center… Read more »

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In the Shop: It’s All Greek to Me

Every once in a while we like to check in on the WWGOA editors to see what they’re up to in the shop. Here’s your chance to get to know the faces and personalities behind WWGOA and take a peek into their own worlds. Now that Christmas has come and gone I can reveal what… Read more »