The Recommended Reading section is a small compiliation of informational links
which provide a lot of skill development for woodworkers.
While not comprehensive, we hope you'll find something to enjoy!
~ Blogs ~
Anthony Hay Cabinet Shop Blog
18th century woodworking from the Colonial Williamsburg Woodworking Blog.
Brese Plane Blog
An infill plane maker discusses his craft.
Chair Notes: Peter Galbert
Perceptions on Chair Making.
Design Matters with George Walker
Develop your eye for design.
Don's Barn on White Run
Don Williams, Furniture Maker, Conservator, Historian, Translator.
Off Grid Sustenance Living with Scott and Aki, owners and makers at Caribou Blades.
Hyperkitten Blog With Josh Clark
...Funny Name, Good Tools. A great source for old tools.
Karl Holtley: From the Workshop
An inside look at infill plane-craft, from an artist-master machinist.
Tony Konovaloff: Cabinetmaker
An insightful, philosophical look at a cabinetmaker - boat builder who favors hand tool methods.
McGlynn on Making
Hybrid Making. Wood, Glass, Steel
Mill Creek Woodworking
Advanced Furniture Repair and Restoration.
Leif's archive of valuable information for woodworkers.
Bookbinder, Conservator, Innovative Toolmaker, and Insightful Blogger.
Pedder's "Old Ladies" Handsaw site
A German handsaw maker shares insights to his craft.
Pegs and Tails
Period Furniture and perspectives from a retired professional restorer.
Philosophical thought and tooling from a thinking craftsman.
The Carpentry Way
Joinery Intensive, Asian Influenced,
Gates, Timber Framing, Fine Woodworking.
The Sharpening Blog
Ron Hock on Sharpening and Hock Tools.
Two Lawyers Toolworks Blog
Klaus and Pedder, Saw Makers from Germany.
W Patrick Edwards.
Advanced French Marquetry, Period Furniture Making and Restoration.
~ Historical, Informational & Entertaining ~
Tools and Wood with Bob Smalser
Darius Kinsey, Photographer
Chronicles of early logging history.
Ray Gardiner's Backsaw.net
Comprehensive Handsaw Information
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