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today in my woodshop...

I am ready to apply finish to more boxes to fill holes in my inventory due to filling orders for the Historic Arkansas and Crystal Bridges Museum stores. I have a small Christmas show next week and wi

23 hours ago

Wisdom of the Hands (Site / Info)

aside from a lovely well crafted box

Aside from a lovely well crafted box, the blocks of each of Froebel's  gifts, 2-6 present the child with a sense that the universe is ordered and stable for his manipulation and unlimited exploration.

2 days ago

Wisdom of the Hands (Site / Info)

into the woods.

We are off this coming week at Clear Spring School due to the Thanksgiving holiday, but I need to say just a few words about last week. Each year when the ticks and other biting insects are killed by

2 days ago

Wisdom of the Hands (Site / Info)

rabbeted bottoms

I am working on gifts 5, 5b and 6. One of the easiest ways to install a plywood bottom in a box is by using a router table and rabbeting bit to route the space for it to fit. Unfortunately, most rabbe

3 days ago

Wisdom of the Hands (Site / Info)

Pythagorean theorem

The image below shows the use of Freobel's gift number 5 to demonstrate the validity of the Pythagorean Theorem, one of the foundational principles of mathematics. Most students are required to memori

4 days ago

Wisdom of the Hands (Site / Info)