Spice Box and Rocking Chair Class

Hello from the Heritage School of Woodworking!! I hope everyone is enjoying their summer. Here at the shop I find time has left us behind again, but that’s become a common feeling. Earlier this year I received a number of requests for our brazos rocking chair class that we offered in May. Unfortunately some people weren’t […]

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Lie-Nielsen Show — Houston

The Heritage School of Woodworking will be at the Lie-Nielsen Show in Houston this weekend. (Friday & Saturday) Information about the show can be found at Lie-Nielsen.com. I will be using hand-tools to create various joints such as the houndstooth dovetail and variations on that, a five point Texas star using contrasting woods and demonstrating the […]

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Cedar Strip Canoe 6

We had a great foundation class last week, with 13 student for 6 days. It was the first foundation class of the year, and a wonderful way to start the new school year. Here is the last post about the canoe I built last year, it does’t have much written information, but I at least wanted […]

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Cedar Strip Canoe 5

Happy Holidays!! I hope everyone had a wonderful Christmas. Here at the school, we have been upgrading the class room and preparing for the classes next year. Thanks in large part to a generous donation from a repeat student and friend, we were able to buy 6 new Lie-Nielsen 4 1/2 smoothing planes and 10 […]

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Cedar Strip Canoe 4

I hope everyone had a good Thanksgiving weekend. We have been extremely busy preparing for then hosting our 29th annual fair. We had just over 16,000 people for the weekend and just barely survived! 🙂 Anyway now that I have a little more time, I want to post another step in building the canoe. After […]

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