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NOV/DEC 2004
Volume 47/Issue 6

Project Articles
Poor Man's Hall Butler
Holiday Hurricane Lamp
Old-Fashioned Toy Cars

Ask Smitty
Owner’s Gallery
Letters from Owners
New Baby Workshop Calendar
Academy Notes
Hardwood Information You Should Know - Pt 3
Service Pointers
MARK V Rip Fence

Woodworking Technologies
Stepped Dowels
Safety Lessons I've Learned

What's New
Rip Scale Upgrade Kit

Find A Shopsmith Woodworking Academy Near You

National Woodworking Academy in Dayton, OH

Online Accessory Catalog
Request Printed Accessory Catalog
Online Replacement Parts Catalog

Find A Shopsmith
MARK V Demo Near You

Request MARK V Information Package

Links Worth Visiting
Free Woodworking Tips

Contacting Shopsmith

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Woodworking Links
HUNDREDS of time-saving links to virtually
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Listed below are hundreds of interesting woodworking links. If you have a website and want to put a link here, please see our Reciprocal Link web page.

Diamond Machining Technology (DMT)
Industrial Supply - Visit the Abrasives Superstore. The largest selection of abrasives on the net!

Custom Pak
Excel Polyurethane Glue
Gorilla Glue

Antique Tools
Antique Tools FAQ
Jon Zimmer's Antique Tools
Museum of Woodworking Tools
Pacific Northwest Tool Collectors
Yesterday's Tools

Arts & Crafts Shows
Art Fair SourceBook
Arts & Crafts Business Guide
Big Sky Arts & Craft Shows
Juried OnLine Arts Festival
Sunshine Artist
The Michigan Crafter Magazine

Authorized Service Locations
Click to see list of Authorized Service Locations

Banjo Building and Information
Song of the Great Lakes Woodworking Studio

Books & Publications
Cambium Books
How to Master The Radial Arm Saw
The Woodworker's Library - The Woodworkers Library offers a huge selection of woodworking books, plans, and videos, many at discount prices. Browse the online library, featuring categories such as cabinet making, carving, turning, furniture construction, arts and crafts, carpentry, and much more.

Branding Irons

Bulletin Boards & Forums
Ask An Expert - Barndoor Lumber's bulletin board that offers free help to beginner and expert wood workers.
Ask The Builder
Shopsmith User's Group
The Oak Woodworker's Bulletin Board Index
Wood Magazine
WoodNet  Forum

Easy Up Canopy Products

Carving Supplies & Instruction
American Woodcarving School
Arbortec Tools
Beaver Dam Decoys and Carving Supplies
Chipping Away
National Wood Carvers Association
Shopsmith Academy Classes - These hands-on sessions are taught by our staff of skilled woodworking educators who know how to use the true power of one-on-one instruction to ensure results. Come inside to learn more.
Woodland Echoes Resort - In the beautiful Near North Travel Area in central Ontario, Canada. Arts in the Wild offers participants the opportunity to learn the fine art of Bird and Wildfowl Carving from 3 different world class master carvers. A series of week-long carving seminars, in a resort setting, are planned in the Spring and Fall. Plan to come an enjoy and hone your skill.
Woodsong Art Studio

Arbortech Tools
Klingspor's Woodworking Shop
Shopsmith Accessory Catalog - Visit Shopsmith's Accessory Catalog for instant access to hundreds of work-saving power tools, power tool accessories, hand tools and more from your friends at Shopsmith.
Shopsmith Service Parts Catalog - Shopsmith Official Replacement Parts - Exploded diagrams and parts listings for all Shopsmith Models.
Weaver Manufacturing & Sales Co., Inc.
Woodworking.com - The web's most complete resource center for woodworkers.

Wetzler Clamps
The Wooden Clamp Journal

Clockmaking Kits & Supplies
Klockit - Create the "Gift of Time" from our extensive line of clock kits, clock parts and components. Select simple, yet elegant clock kits for an evening project or choose one of our more challenging grandfather clock kits. See our wide selection of clock making components such as: clock movements, dials, hands, inserts, posters, music movements, hardware and much more!
Kuempel Chime Clock Works & Studio - For the very best Heirloom-Quality Clocks and Clock Kits since 1916.

Des Moines Woodworkers Association
Dupage Woodworker's Club
Elliptical Turning Association
Northwest Indiana Woodworkers Association
Woodworker's Guild of Georgia

Compound Miter Chart
Compound Miter Settings Chart

Directories & Associations
California Redwood Association
Do It Yourself - Do It Right
Elliptical Turning Association
Hardwood Manufacturers Association
Scrollsaw Association of the World
The Oak Factory
Woodworking Catalog
You Can Do It - A directory of links to the top sites on how to do just about anything.

Dovetail - Jigs Tools & Supplies
Katie Jig
Keller Dovetail Jigs

Drill Accessories
Papa John's Toolbox

Dulcimer Kits & Supplies
Musicmaker's Kits
Stewart MacDonald

E-Mail Discussion Groups
Shopsmith Woodworking User's Group
--Shopsmith Owners Discussion Group.
Woodwork --Woodworking Discussion Group.
Type "INFO WOODWORK" in subject and message.
Woodworkers --Discussion Group for Woodworkers in RTP.
Type "INFO WOODWORKERS" in subject and message.
Toyshop --Making Toys of All Sorts.
Type "INFO TOYSHOP" in subject and message.
Woodcarver --A Mailing List to Woodcarvers of all Stripes.
Type "INFO WOODCARVERS" in subject and message.
Old Tools --Lists for Users and Collectors of Antique Tools.
Type "INFO OLD TOOLS" in subject and message.
Wood.Dryer --A Discussion Group For Researchers and
ProfessionalsIn Timber Seasoning.
Type "INFO WOOD.DRYER" in subject and message.
Updates & Alerts --Saving Ancient Redwoods.
Type "INFO UPDATES & ALERTS" in subject and message.
Wood-Net --Wood Products State Ext. & Res. Specialist.
Type "INFO WOOD-NET" in subject and message.

European Woodworking Websites
Tool Post
Woodworking on the Web with Coeur du Bois

Grabber Construction Products
McFeelys Square Drive Screws

Finishing Supplies & Products
American Finish and Chemical Co.
Bruce Luckhurst Workshops
Critter Spray Products
Duro-Felt Products - Your one stop shop for felt products.
Kramer's Best Antique Improver
Lightning Strip Products
New Life Wood Conditioners - to refurbish, revitalize and beautify your antique furniture, furniture and other woods.
Patina Finish
Primeline Chemical Systems
Winter Brook Farm Antiques

Last Call Wood Products - The most comfortable Wooden Chair ever invented. Handcraft out of Western Red Cedar.
Michael Stafford Custom Fine Funiture & Cabinetry - Custom handmade fine furniture & cabinet maker located in New Hampshire NH & services to all of New England. Heirloom quality, specialty furniture, custom kitchen & bathroom cabinets, buit-ins & wall units for your style & function.

Furniture Project Plans
Lake Superior Design
Specialty Furniture Designs - Hundreds of unique woodworking plans to satisfy all your woodworking needs.


Garage Plans
Garage Building Plans by Behm Design

Guitar Building Tools & Supplies
American School of Lutherie
Luthiers Mercantile

Grandpa's Tool Chest
Millers Falls

Japanese Handsaw Sharpening
Thomas Flinn Co

Hardware Supplies
Architectural Ironmongery
Ball and Ball
Cole Hardware
Cornell's True Value Hardware
Door Handles, Knobs, Ironmongery, Hand Tools, and Lighting at Biglink.biz - Over 60,000 product lines, to buy online. Door Furniture, Power Tools, Hand Tools, Decorative Lighting, Outdoor Lighting, Fasteners and Fixings, Architectural Ironmongery and Hardware Supplies. Most items next day delivery nationwide.
Highland Hardware
Horton Brasses Inc.
Pacific Brass Hardware
Professional Hardware & Supply Co.
Rideau Cabinets
Rockler Woodworking and Hardware
Schlage Lock Company

Japanese Tools & Hardware
Misugi Designs

Jigs & Fixtures
A Woodworker's Bench Notes - Your source for plans, jigs and information.
Jasper Circle Jig
Keller Dovetail Jigs
Weaver Manufacturing & Sales Co., Inc.

Kaleidoscope Plans
Elegant Creations

Layout & Design

Log Homes
Cedar Log Homes & Log Cabins by Katahdin - Quality custom cedar log homes & log cabins. We offer manufactured log homes, custom designed plans & build-it-yourself kits for new homes, mountain & lakside vacation getaways, commercial buildings, luxury home styles.
Prospect Creek Log Homes

Lumber Mills & Dry Kilns
Better Built Sawmill
Haddon Tool Co.
Nyle Dry Kilns
Quality Manufacturing Co.
Saw Paw Corp
Sawmill Exchange
Woodmaster Tools
Wood-Mizer Products

American Bungalow Magazine
American Woodworker
Amateur Woodworker
Fine Homebuilding
Fine Woodworking
More Woodturning
Popular Woodworking
Rick's Woodshop Creations -Magazine Index
The Routerworkshop
Selling Your Art Online Newsletter
Sunshine Artist Magazine
Wood Magazine
Wood Design and Building Magazine
The Wooden Clamp Journal
Woodworker's Journal and Today's Woodworker

Measuring & Marking Tools
CenterPoint Tools
L. S. Starrett Company
Tools 'n Rules
U.S.Tape.com - U.S. Tape features a wide variety of tools and tape measures including the unique CenterPoint® series.

Model / Dioramas Building Supplies

Models / Display Models
Reflections In Wood

Moisture Meters
Brookhuis Micro-Electronics
Wagner Electronics

News Groups
Just click on the one that interests you and a form will pop up that you can use to post a message.
Recreational Dollhouses
Recreational Woodcarving
Recreational Woodturning
Recreational Woodworking

A Woodworker's Bench Notes - Your source for plans, jigs and information.
Absolutely Free Plans
Behm Design-Garage Plans
Family Tradition Woodworking Plans
Handymanplans - Featuring great project plans from Somerset publishing, The Family Handyman and Popular Woodworking magazines.
Jeff Greef Woodworking
Toys and Joys
Woodworking Plan Finder

Routing Supplies
Blades LLC

Eagle America
MEG Products
National Router Academy
Router Workshop
Sharpco Canada Ltd
Woodshed Tools, Inc.

Safety Supplies
Lab Safety Supply

Schools & Instruction
Shopsmith Academy - These hands-on sessions are taught by our staff of skilled woodworking educators who know how to use the true power of one-on-one instruction to ensure results. Come inside to learn more!
Agrell and Thorpe, Ltd.  School
American School of Lutherie
Arrowmont's School of Arts and Crafts
Australian Woodworking Schools
Bruce Luckhurst Workshops
Center For Furniture Craftsmanship
Country Workshops
Kelly Mehler's School of Woodworking - Kelly Mehler's Woodworking School is designed to give skilled and hobbyist woodworkers the focused attention and encouragement needed to build their skills, comfort level and repertoire of woodworking techniques. Classes cover an array of techniques and various finished pieces and are designed to build foundational woodworking skills while creating beautiful furniture.
Marc Adams School of Woodworking
Oregon School of Arts & Crafts
Peters Valley Craft Education Center

Red River College Wood Products Manufacturing Technology

The Woodworking Centre of Ontario
Willow Tree Academy
Woodworker Academy
Woodworking Classes

The Screen Store - Solar screens block seven times more heat than any other form of window shading. Save Energy with Custom Solar Screens, the most effective home treatment to counter heat build-up or heat loss.

Scrollsaw Patterns

Sharpening Supplies
Boggs Tool Processing
Diamond Machining Technology (DMT)
Thorvie International

Shed Plans
The Country Tree

Indy - Your favorite pictorial magazine article index
Pulsar Software
Raised Panel Doors
Sheet Layout
U-Convert-It Cuzware
Welcome to IMSI
Woodworkers Estimate Helper

Table Saw Accessories
Blades LLC
Bonyman Jig
Excalibur Machine and Tool Co
Master Gage
Osborne Miter Guide
Vermont American

Tool Catalogs
Frank's Cane & Rush Supply

Tool Kits
My Home Workshop

Tool Manufacturers
Ultra-Speed Products, Inc.
Weaver Manufacturing & Sales Co., Inc.

Toy Plans
Toys and Joys

Turning Tools & Supplies
Woodworking Unlimited (Shopsmith)

Abrasive Grit Sizes
Toy Safety Information
Wood Toxicity Table
Woodworking and Kids

TV Lift Mechanisms


TV Shows
Bob Vila's Home Site
The New Yankee Workshop
Woodwright's Shop

Vacuum Presses
Carter Products Co.
Quality VAKuum Products

Veneer Supplies
Oakwood Veneer Company

Wood & Lumber
Allen Guitars Luthier Supplies
Alta Resource Wood Suppliers
B&B Rare Woods
Badger Hardwoods of Wisconsin
Barn Door Lumber Company - They specialize in domestic and exotic lumber.
Bear Creek Lumber
California Walnut Designs
Canply - Canadian Plywood Association
Chicago Dowel
Curtis Lumber
Exotic Burl
Good Hope Hardwoods
Hardwood International
Heritage Building Specialties
Irvin's Sawmill & Gallery of Wood
Island Imports
L.L. Johnson Lumber
McEwen Lumber
Reimer Hardwoods
Sloan's Woodshop
This Old Wood Pile
Windsor Plywood
Windy Hill Wood
Winkler Wood Products
Wood & Shop

Wood Parts & Components
Adams Wood Products
Arizona Specialty Woodcrafts
Baker McMillen
Classic Designs
Mylen Stairs
Osborne Wood Products

Workshops & Supplies
American Steel Span
Arch Plus Systems Inc.
Miracle Steel Structures -- MiracleTruss
Pioneer Steel Buildings

Woodworking Links Indexes
Rick's Woodshop Creations

Woodworking Shows
The Woodworking Shows