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Top Tips for Teaching Woodworking – Get away from your bench/desk (7 of 12)

Be it a visit to your garage shop, a middle school shop class, a woodworking store, or a paid for class you have got to offer one-on-one education to any student in front of you. Most woodworking classes are going … Continue reading

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Technology Wanted

Back in October of 2011 I wrote a blog post about the technology setup I used to start my online presence. At the time it was truly a bare minimum of hardware that was already a bit dated with some … Continue reading

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FOX 7 News

We were featured in 3 two minute segments on FOX 7 Good Day News today. A last minute thing arranged last night. They posted one of the three segments to their website. MyFoxAustin | KTBC | Fox 7 Austin | … Continue reading

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Holiday Trees made “The Graham Way”

Dad’s best selling item, besides bowls, are these holiday sculptures the he’s been making these past three years. We will be offering some of the nicer large meta trees for sale on our website, wortheffort.com/store/. You can also pick up … Continue reading

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SWAT Turning Symposium 2013

Southwest Area Woodturnrers Association annual 2013 symposium in Waco TX was fun, educational, and inspiring as usual. Here’s my 3rd annual synapses of the cool pieces and some of the great presenters such as Jimmy Clewes (more speed, more fire) … Continue reading

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What is Kickstarter

Help Support the School Launch. We have a Kickstarter campaign going to help fund the school!. I’ve been asked ‘what is Kickstarter?’ Officially it is an all or nothing crowdsourcing campaign that is an alternative for businesses seeking startup capital. … Continue reading

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111 Days to go… TABLE TOP TIME

Since I found a location and signed the lease for the school in San Marcos it has been a mad dash to get prepared. Every moment besides promotional opportunities like Barton Creek Artist Market at the Barton Creek Mall in … Continue reading

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LOCATION FOUND, repeat LOCATION FOUND

It’s taken a year and a half but I’ve finally found a location for the school/gallery I can afford that also meets the requirements I laid out at the beginning. It’s going to be in beautiful downtown San Marcos TX … Continue reading

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Available and Affordable Lumber for Fine Woodworking at a Big Box Store

Fine woodworkers treat construction lumber with absolutely no respect. It’s as if the wood that is most readily available, inexpensive and useful is the red-headed stepchild of its peers. We use it as the backbone of modern society, the structure … Continue reading

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SWAT 2012

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