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25 Interesting Facts About Senior Design Editor Kevin Boyle

In honor of WOOD Magazine’s 25th Anniversary, we posted 25 Interesting Facts about each of the folks who put out your favorite woodworking magazine. Here’s my list:

Kevin Boyle, Senior Design Editor

Kevin Boyle, Senior Design Editor

1.    I went to college to become a doctor and left with a degree in environmental design. It took almost as long.
2.    I own a small boutique winery that we started in 2003. Read more

25 Interesting Facts About Tools Editor Bob Hunter

In honor of WOOD Magazine’s 25th Anniversary, we posted 25 Interesting Things about each of the folks who put out your favorite woodworking magazine. Here’s my list:

Bob Hunter, Tool and Techniques Editor

Bob Hunter, Tool and Techniques Editor

1. I hate to even utter these words, but I might have too many clamps in my shop.

2. If I could have any job in the world, I’d travel and sing—hopefully much better than the off-key noise I make now—in a southern gospel quartet like the Gaither Vocal Band. And I’m not picky: I’d be happy to be either Guy Penrod or David Phelps. Read more

Head. Hands. Heart.

I hear woodworkers all the time who watch Norm on TV and say, “Sure, I could do all that stuff, too, if I had a shop like Norm’s.” But the more really talented woodworkers I meet, the more I’m reminded that woodworking is in the head and hands, not in the tools.

The point was driven home again when I drove home for Easter last weekend. Read more

Proper Motivation

I’ve mentioned in the past how I have “completion issues” sometimes when it comes to projects. I’ll get 90% of the job done, then lose interest.

We’ve been in our “new” house for almost 11 years now. The people who built the house didn’t put any cable TV or phone jacks in the upstairs bedrooms, which I thought was going to be a major nuisance when our kids got computers in their rooms. Of course, that was in the old dial-up modem days, so it turned out to be a non-issue Read more

My Little Woodworker

Posted this in the forums a few days ago, but I thought I’d put it here for a little more permanence.

This is my little woodworker, Parker:

Parker 1 Read more

Who is Lucas?

Hello, I’m the new guy. Lucas Peters, at your service. I’m the brand new Multimedia Editor here at WOOD Magazine. Among other things, it will be my job to greatly expand the subject matter and number of videos that WOOD offers on the WOODVision section of Woodmagazine.com.

I figured my blog would be as good a place as any to tell you about myself. And, as this is a magazine, I’ll need to polish up my journalism skills anyway, so let’s do an interview … Read more

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