Dear reader, 

Welcome to the current edition of Sawdust & Woodchips.

A little shorter this week - lots of other projects with deadlines to do.

You are receiving this e-mail because you have expressed an interest in my woodworking 'adventures'. However, so that you do not receive unwanted e-mail - you can unsubscribe or update your subscription profile at any time by clicking the link at the foot of this e-mail.

To discover more of my woodworking adventures please visit

You can also see Other Newsletters that you may of Missed here.

Thanks for looking


Plate 11

I was asked today where the picture at the bottom of the newsletter is from?

It is actually a cropped image form Plate 11 from A.J. Roubo’s “L’Art du menuisier” You may recall this is the gentleman who's bench I modeled mine on in the French Bench Build.

Read more.


Pocket Screws

Last year I made two pieces of furniture that I was in a rush to complete partly through procrastination and because we were having guests stay and we were missing bathroom vanity and a wall cabinet.  To speed up the whole process I used pocket screws. 

Read more.


Mystery Tool

I thought I would introduce a new section called 'Mystery Tools' For those of you that know me I collect unusual tools - but none so unusual as the one that mjdtools sent out in their most recent newsletter.

A heavy wooden four-legged

Read more.