Sharpen Your Chisel: 3-Point Friday 7-3-2020

Sharpen Your Chisel: 3-Point Friday 7-3-2020

3-Point Friday is Fine Craftsman Lumber’s weekly blog of items we have found during the week that stayed in our memory. What I Read Even in Wisconsin the mercury is touching 90+ degrees.  This fantastic article from @the Woodworkers Journal is loaded with tips on...

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Quality vs. Grade

Quality vs. Grade

In the woodworking world, quality and grade often get lumped together. Although they are related, they are not the same thing. In this blog, we dive into the differences between the two. Grade The grade determines the appearance of the board. Most hardwood lumber...

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Sharpen Your Chisel: 3-Point Friday 6/26/20

Sharpen Your Chisel: 3-Point Friday 6/26/20

3-Point Friday is Fine Craftsman Lumber’s weekly blog of items we have found during the week that stayed in our memory. Weekly Video Though it is not always woodworking, our great friend Mike Montgomery from @Modern Builds just posted his bathroom project on his Tiny...

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General Safety Tips

General Safety Tips

Shop safety is the single most essential thing in a shop. As everyone knows, woodworking can be dangerous, but if you follow some basic guidelines, you will keep yourself safe. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) PPE includes all the equipment you should wear to keep...

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Sharpen Your Chisel: 3-Point Friday 6/19/20

Sharpen Your Chisel: 3-Point Friday 6/19/20

3-Point Friday is Fine Craftsman Lumber’s weekly blog of items we have found during the week that stayed in our memory. Weekly Video Here is the weekly video I watched last night.  A Fine Craftsman is using scrap wood for an awesome table project. What I Read My first...

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Sharpen Your Chisel: 3-Point Friday 6/12/2020

Sharpen Your Chisel: 3-Point Friday 6/12/2020

3-Point Friday is Fine Craftsman Lumber’s weekly blog of items we have found during the week that stayed in our memory. 2020 Graduation We’ve highlighted @Northcentral Technical College’s Wood Technology Center of Excellence in the past and here are some pieces of...

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Tips for Online Lumber Shopping

Tips for Online Lumber Shopping

Traditionally, woodworkers would go to a lumberyard or a retail outlet to pick through the lumber for the boards they would want to purchase. But times are changing, and so is the lumber buying process. As people have gotten more comfortable with buying products...

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4 Steps to Making Fewer Woodworking Mistakes

4 Steps to Making Fewer Woodworking Mistakes

Mistakes. Every woodworker has made them, and they’ve had to fix them. Sometimes, it’s an easy fix, and others it requires you to make that part again. Mistakes are unavoidable, but that doesn’t mean they can’t be limited. So, here is our four-step guide to limiting...

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Sharpen Your Chisel: 3-Point Friday 5/15/2020

Sharpen Your Chisel: 3-Point Friday 5/15/2020

3-Point Friday is Fine Craftsman Lumber’s weekly blog of items we have found during the week that stayed in our memory. Northcentral Technical College Wood Technology Center for Excellence In Antigo, WI, there is an educational gem at Northcentral Technical College’s...

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Selecting a Specie for Your Project

Selecting a Specie for Your Project

There are tons of different wood species to construct your projects with. This can make selecting a wood option challenging for a beginner woodworker. Here’s our step by step process for choosing a specie for your project. 1. Identify What You’re Making This might...

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Sharpen Your Chisel: 3-Point Friday 5/1/2020

Sharpen Your Chisel: 3-Point Friday 5/1/2020

3-Point Friday is Fine Craftsman Lumber’s weekly blog of items we have found during the week that stayed in our memory. Woodwind Instruments As a young, grade-student, a lot of us were required to play a recorder in music class.  My memory was of an awful sound...

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Navigating COVID-19 as a Craftsman

Navigating COVID-19 as a Craftsman

As nearly two months of quarantine from COVID-19 have passed, spring cleaning and other house projects are starting to wrap up. And as the honey-to-do list is getting smaller, you might finally be able to get out in your shop. But you might be faced with some supply...

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