Thursday May 16
Saws Cut Off 4,000 Fingers A Year. This Gadget Could Fix That.
A man took an Oscar Meyer wiener and pushed it into the blade of a table saw spinning 4,000 times per minute.
Wed May 15, 2013
Detroit's Ponyride 'a castle for opportunity'
The inside of 1401 Vermont St., once just another abandoned warehouse in a city rife with them, now bursts with energy, thanks to what could be the most unique collection of businesses in a single structure in the city.
Tue May 14, 2013
Silicon Alley Insider
Man Sticks Finger Into Table Saw To Test Incredible Safety Invention
So inventor and amateur woodworker Steve Gass came up with a safety mechanism that can distinguish flesh from wood, stopping the saw blade within one-hundreth of a second when it senses that a finger may be in harms way.
Mon May 13, 2013
3 questions with Phil Lowe
About a month ago, I spent the afternoon at Phil Lowe's school and shop, taking photos for an upcoming Fine Woodworking article.
Fri May 10, 2013
Huntsville carpenter to recreate 18th century French table after exceeding Kickstarter fundraising goal
HUNTSVILLE, Alabama - John Leko's love of carpentry started more than a decade ago when he and his wife bought a condo and decided to do some remodeling at their new home.
Shop Talk Live 31: Ditch That Miter
This week on Shop Talk Live , our editors answer questions on everything from miter saws, planers, and bandsaws--to options for rehabbing a massive 12-ft. long workbench! Every two weeks, a team of Fine Woodworking staffers answer questions from readers on Shop Talk Live, Fine Woodworking's biweekly podcast.
Thu May 09, 2013
Your News Now
Wilde About Texas: Telling Central Texas' history through furniture
When German immigrants arrived in Central Texas, they set up communities and continued to use the skills they used in Europe-one of those skills being furniture-making. "It's an existence that's hard for us to fathom, with all the things we have," Carolyn Baer with the Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture said.
New Times SLO
Feathers and knives
Gleaming steel knives sit in a red velvet-lined box. The curved three-inch blades are menacing, despite their size.
Wed May 08, 2013
Can I Keep the Tools I Use in My Business if I File for Bankruptcy?
Your business and your individual life may be inseparable. This is often true of sole proprietors and small business owners, as well as freelancers who work in a variety of trades such as: As a business owner in this situation, you may use property you personally own to make a living.
Hamilton Mountain News
The greatest hobby in the world
For 61-year-old Roy Winders, there is no better hobby than donning his red woolen jacket and assuming the persona of the much-revered Captain Winders.
Road-tested: The 'Milkman's Workbench'
I'm in Fort Collins, Colo., for an in-house conference where editors and community leaders in all areas of our parent company, F+W Media , are getting together to share ideas, talk about the business etc.
Tue May 07, 2013
San Jacinto: Woodworking show, competition set next weekend
David Santos is seen making toys at D & D Woodworks. He has donated more than 22,000 toys during the past seven years.
Home Channel News
Craftsman revamps woodworking line
It's a job that keeps him busy in recent months. During a National Hardware Show media event here that showcased new Craftsman tools, including a line of revamped saw blades set to hit Sears stores in May, Kulig shared his mission: "We want to bring the woodworker back to Sears," Kulig said.
The Wichita Eagle
State fair clown's estate up for auction
Now what is left of Bardo the Clown's estate will be put on the auction block. After 67 years as a clown, a sign painter and an artist, J.B. Holdren died in his trailer at age 93 on Jan.
Facebook video catches theft suspect
Suspect Richard Snyder, 48, failed to notice a surveillance camera was pointing right at him when loading up a table saw and other woodworking equipment into his pickup truck.
Mon May 06, 2013
The Dumb Way to Teach Design
How do I design a piece? In the only way I know how. It's not easy. There are no formulas or rules or ratios.
Honey-Dos and the Assembly Line
I first got the woodworking bug three years ago. My wife, an avid gardener, wanted a workbench for potting plants.
Vermont Tubbs, Brown Street Furniture assets to be auctioned off
Late last year, the owners of Vermont Tubbs and Brown Street Furniture held out hope their case goods plant would be sold and reopened for business.
Sun May 05, 2013
Black River rallies for levy on Tuesday's ballot
SULLIVAN - Patrick Hines is campaigning to keep his job. But he's not an elected official - he teaches industrial technology at Black River High School.He's actively supporting the district's 8.7-mill levy Tuesday's ballot because, if it fails, he expects to be out of a job.School officials have said that without new money, the entire ... (more)
Sat May 04, 2013
Las Cruces Sun-News
Lending a helping hand - Local group raises money for Ju rez orphans
A group of boys from La Vid orphanage, which houses older boys and some younger children, hang out in a woodworking shop, where they learn valuable skills.