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WHAT A WEEKEND! SLAINTE`, MILWAUKEE

 

 

All the stars were aligned this last weekend, March 14-16, when the Woodworking Shows pulled into the fairgrounds in West Allis, Wisconsin. Some of the best crowds this season came out to celebrate the upcoming St. Patty’s day by spending time and some serious cash on the show floor. It’s nice to have a major holiday (I am a bit Irish, by the way) lift the spirits of our attendees this time of the year. Read more

NOT SINGING THE BLUES IN ST. LOUIS

 

 

I’m very fortunate. I work for a great magazine and I really like what I do. This last weekend, February 7-9, I was able to escape the harsh and all but relentless cold and snow in the Chicago area for a trip South as part of my “job”. Read more

A SUPER (BOWL) WEEKEND IN COLUMBUS

 

 

While there were definitely passing thoughts of football this last weekend, January 30-February 2, woodworkers in Columbus took time out to visit the other big game in town, The Woodworking Shows. We’ve always enjoyed good attendance in Ohio and, as anticipated, our fans turned out in droves to be educated, equipped and inspired by our well seasoned team of vendors and seminar speakers. Read more

The inside scoop on new tools from WorkSharp

Hank O’Dougherty, president of Professional Tool Co. (makers of WorkSharp and Drill Doctor), stopped by the WOOD Magazine shop today to talk tools and woodworking with our staff of experts.
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Hank (that’s him on the left) showed us a prototype of a new sharpening system WorkSharp is working on, and wanted our feedback as leaders in the woodworking field. Unfortunately, I can’t show you the product or give you any details about it—it’s a “double-secret probation” type of situation— Read more

 
 
 
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