Flatten a Wide Slab in the Planer!

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When you need to flatten something wider than your jointer. Any knowledgeable woodworker will tell you that a surface planer doesn’t flatten a board, it only planes the top face to be parallel with the bottom. A jointer is the only machine in the wood shop that will produce a truly flat face.  This is true.  But there is a simple …

Upcoming Events – Fall 2016

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September Wellington Farmers Market, Wellington, Weekly 8am – 1pm http://www.countymarkets.ca/ ArtFest Toronto, Distillery September 2-5  http://www.artfestontario.com/ Cabbagetown Arts Festival, Toronto September 9-11 http://www.cabbagetownartandcrafts.org/ Taste! Community Grown. Prince Edward County, September 24 http://www.tastecommunitygrown.com/ October Wellington Farmers Market, Wellington, Weekly. Ends OCT 8th. 8am – 1pm http://www.countymarkets.ca/ November The Makers Hand, Prince Edward County November 4-6 http://themakershand.com/   Keep up to date on all our events and …

Juice Groovin’

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Yes, they’re handmade! And this is how you know.   Routing juice grooves in a butcher block is an easy task for a CNC router, but you’ll find no automation in my shop. I start by making a template, setting up each board individually and pushing that router by hand. This can be a tedious task, but I’ve learned a …