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Category – All Things Wood

The Finishing Touch: Color

May 9, 2019
by Mike Loeffler
I was working on a project with my friend Jim yesterday and we were discussing woodworking finishes.…
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Exploring Handmade Dustpans

April 25, 2019
by Marybeth Garmoe
Exploring Handmade Dustpans By far the most common question I get while demonstrating or selling brooms is…
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Chair Exploration

March 14, 2019
by Mike Loeffler
I’m continuing on my exploration of chairs this winter and, I must say, it’s been a fun…
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Chasing the Curve

December 21, 2018
by Angela Robins
After a year and a half of creating, traveling and connecting, I am wrapping up my precious…
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Utilizing the Natural Forms of Wood

December 6, 2018
by Mike Loeffler
Why do so many people feel attracted to wooden objects? There seems to be a universal appeal…
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Branching Out

November 16, 2018
by Angela Robins
Apple, poplar and birch, oh my! So many branches, so many forms. Ever since studying bowl carving…
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Spice Jars & Chip Carving

November 9, 2018
by Marybeth Garmoe
Surface design, be it carving or painting or inlay, is fascinating to me.  Just a simple embellishment…
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New Timber Frames in the Grand Marais Rec Park!

October 26, 2018
by Mike Loeffler
There is a great hiking trail at the far western edge of the Grand Marais Recreation Area…
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Learning Curves: Trials and Tribulations of a Dough Bowl Carver

October 12, 2018
by Angeal Robins
Cold winds and rain are upon us as Lake Superior swells with thirteen-foot waves. Brilliant red maples…
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Shrink Box Exploration

September 27, 2018
by Marybeth Garmoe
Summer is quickly winding down, the colors of fall are covering the hillsides, and my wood stove…
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