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Early Norwegian Sea Chests

Posted March 26, 2020
by Josh Tolkan
Wooden storage boxes have long been considered a great woodworking project with challenges varied enough to meet…
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Wordslöjd & Jargoncraft: an Intern Dictionary of Discovery

Posted March 20, 2020
by Jake Fee
Jake Fee is a 2020 intern at North House.  Welcome, reader, to a new and regular blog…
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Planking the Herring Skiff

Posted January 16, 2020
by Josh Tolkan
I just finished a week long class at North House in which a project I have been…
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Looking Back and Moving Forward

Posted December 10, 2019
by Marybeth Garmoe
Wow, what a whirlwind these past two years have been!  This is the last time you will…
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Scandinavia – Blending Woodcarving and Broom-making

Posted August 15, 2019
by Marybeth Garmoe
Hello from Sweden!  I’m exactly half way through my time abroad and I’ve already visited many cultural…
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The Finishing Touch: Color

Posted 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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Making Paddles

Posted March 29, 2019
by Josh Tolkan
North Housers, Blog Post #2 from me coming at you.  I spent a good part of February…
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Chair Exploration

Posted 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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Have a Seat - Part 2

Posted January 17, 2019
by Mike Loeffler
I acquired some black ash logs over the course of this past spring. During the summer months…
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Emily Dickinson Brooms

Posted January 3, 2019
by Marybeth Garmoe
  She sweeps with many-colored brooms, And leaves the shreds behind; Oh, housewife in the evening west,…
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