What’s in the shop?
- Dave’s Trophy
- Dealing with tear out on the hope chest lid
Goings on in the MWA
- Woodworkers Safety Day
- Sometime in May
- Don’t hurt yourself while we figure it out
- Chisels Send Zac to the Hospital
- Hedge Trimmers send Tom to the Hospital
- Routers send Dyami to the Hospital
- May 14-17
- At Wood Magazine HQ
- Sold Out
- September 25-27
- Kansas City
- Not Sold Out . . . yet
- Zac Higgins
- Zac it known for turning pens
- How’d he get into that?
- Wanted to take his Dad to a turning class, and the school insisted that he began with turning pens
- Zac got into furniture making when appraisals went bad
- His business turned to small craft size items that could be shipped
- Pens fit right into it
- Zac makes custom pen blanks from resin
- Zac uses Alumilite Polyurethane Resin
- it’s softer
- turn it at as high a speed as your lathe will go
- Wood turns faster than acrylic
- Pinecone Pen Blanks
- Sage Brush is a local favorites
- New Weekly YouTube updates. How are they going?
- It’s been amazing
- How did you get into woodworking?
- Wanted to make office furniture
- What’s your favorite tool?
- SawStop Table Saw
- Who has influenced you the most?
- Marc Spagnuolo . . . oh, and Matt. He did do it first.
- What was your biggest stumbling block?
- How has the internet influenced your work?
- Greatly. So much information. He wonders what it was like before that.
- It made him the woodworker he is
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