Month: October 2021

How an inclusive woodworking class makes craft more welcoming

The hum of saws and the haze of sawdust fills the air at the Ville Cooperative community centre in Fredericton as several students try their hand at woodworking joinery. Clare Tahershamsi is teaching the course that is a University of New Brunswick leisure learning program. It is open to the public. The four-week course is aimed at teaching basic wood …

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Journey Beyond The Spectrum To A Woodworking Success

The Autism Spectrum Disorder, more commonly called as ASD of Autism, is a condition that could have wide-ranging symptoms for people. Difficulties in social interaction, communication, and focus on certain interests can limit people with autism and may further lead to behavioral challenges. But this isn’t the case for everyone. Despite unique challenges, there are …

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Fishing for ideas to upcycle unused material? Here’s one

ABBOTSTOWN, Penn. – DC Distributing’s discontinued and/or otherwise unusable edgebanding is finding a new home – as a fish habitat. Since 2020 the woodworking industry supplier has been donating product to Fishiding, which then upcycles the PVC edgebanding to create artificial habitats where fish can build beds, nests and spawning areas, and protect the fry. “They …

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Woodworker Crafts Amazing “Broken” Furniture That Looks Like It Belongs in a Cartoon

Craftsman Henk Verhoeff brings cartoons to life through his amazing woodworking projects. The pieces boast exaggerated silhouettes with giant cracks fashioned in the center of them, and the results look as though they belong in a Disney or Looney Tunes film. Best of all, these pieces are all completely functional. This makes their “damaged beyond repair” …

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Last-of-its-kind vintage woodworking machine makes 2,300-mile trip to Bethlehem’s National Museum of Industrial History​

After sitting nearly 40 years untouched in a farm field in rural Montana before being refurbished and transported more than 2,000 miles across the country, a last-of-its-kind vintage woodworking machine is finally settled in its permanent home at the National Museum of Industrial History in Bethlehem. The 3-ton, fully restored Greenlee No. 576 Heavy 16-inch …

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The Generator at Congdon Yards

GRAND OPENINGThe Generator at Congdon YardsOct. 18 and 19 ┃ 9:30 AM – 5 PM YOU’RE INVITED TO MAKE HIGH POINT, NC HISTORY. Developed in partnership with Business High Point-Chamber of Commerce, SCM helped create a revolutionary space for furniture makers, designers, and manufacturers. And you’re invited to see it before anyone else. The Generator at Congdon Yards …

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