The Beat Goes On
We’ve barely got our new electronic woodworking pub off the ground (just five issues) and things are really starting to pop. The eZine is growing at a rate of 200 new subscribers a day. And your instant feedback is already changing the look and content of the Zine … making it better and keeping it fresher. People in the woodworking industry are contacting us, telling us we have a great idea and they want to be a part of it. People in the publishing industry are telling us how well we are doing. I guess you could say we found our groove (or should I say dado).
One consistent request we have had about the eZine is to include more tool information. Always willing to please, we sent our intrepid associate editor, Joanna Werch Takes, down to the Craftsman tool conference in Clearwater Beach, Florida. It was hard work (“No, no, SPF 15 will do”), but she persevered. Look for her report on a couple of Craftsman’s woodworking offerings that were unveiled earlier this month. And there will be more tool updates in future issues. Most major manufacturers introduce new tools during the summer months, and we’ll be able to show you their cool new products faster than anyone.
So thanks for your interest and your opinions, and don’t forget to tell a friend about the quickest source of tool information on the web.
Rob Johnstone, Woodworker’s Journal
Can you use biscuits instead of mortise and tenon joints?
Ellis Walentine answers some common questions about moisture meters.
What to do about black spots appearing on poly finished plywood?
A woodworker looks for advice rewiring his shop.
A father can’t stop worrying when his daughter enters the shop.
here are, of course, many differences between European and North American woodworkers, and Torben Helshoj, president of Laguna Tools, has had ample opportunity to observe those differences.
One of the first things you’ll notice when you look at Ray Bock’s work is the fluid motion.