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Customized products are personally connecting a woodworker with his customers
When it comes to making things by hand, Bob Michaels has woodworking down to a science. His small business in Dousman, Wisconsin makes beautifully handcrafted works of art that are also functional....
Two brothers in Vermont are bringing wooden boats back on the water
It’s not every day you see a wooden boat on the water. Justin Martin and his brother Ian caught the boat-building bug while working for a canoe company in high school. Today, the two own a...
With a few basic power tools, you can build a swing and enhance the enjoyment of your porch
We have a wooden swing that hangs underneath our deck. It's relaxing to sit there with a cool drink on a nice day. A porch swing isn't all that hard to make. Craig Ruegsegger is the deputy...
Dan Vollmer found a way to repurpose old barn wood along with its history
Sometimes what you want isn’t what you end up with, and Dan Vollmer of Omaha, Nebraska is grateful. He salvaged wood from an old barn to put down as flooring in his house – but there wasn...
With some wood, a few tools, and a weekend, you can build one of these projects!
Sometimes your power tools need more oomph
The right tool for a project always makes a huge difference – and so does the power supply. Pneumatic, or air tools, are powered by air compressors. They have more torque and speed, are less...
Add some interest to your landscape with a pavilion.
Building a garden pavilion provides a versatile addition to your landscape. Gatherings with friends and family, weddings, and outdoor dining are just a few of the possibilities. Kevin Boyle is a...
Dry fresh lumber from your timber in no time
Radio interview source: Lucas Peters, How-To-Editor, WOOD Magazine Listen to the radio mp3 or read below Using lumber harvested from your property saves money on wood, but waiting for it to...
After searching for the perfect pool wall decoration for five years, Marlen Kemmet, managing editor of WOOD magazine, decided to build his own Woody wall hanging in his wood shop. Here's his...