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I Wrote a Book!
I spend a lot of time making three basic kinds of things: food, books, and woodwork. This blog was designed to showcase the last category, my woodworking. On the blog, I’ve tried to stay away from content that’s not somehow … Continue reading
Posted in Books, Reviews Tagged Amazon, book, Christianity, Kindle, prayer, published, publishing, self-publish, spiritual, spiritual counsel, spiritual life, spirituality, theology, writing 2 Comments
Why Aren’t There More Novels about Woodworkers (or about Anyone in the Trades)?
I recently got an e-mail from a reader, Chris, asking if I knew of any good fiction or even poetry about woodworkers or woodworking. I hate to admit it, but even though this blog is The Literary Workshop, I was … Continue reading
Posted in Books, Woodworking Literature Tagged book, Books, craft, fiction, hero, hero's journey, jobs, Joseph Campbell, narrative, novel, novelist, novels, professional, protagonist, skill, skilled labor, story, storytelling, Tim Gautreaux, work 20 Comments
Making a Thumb-Ring Page Holder
If you’re a reader and a woodworker, you’ve probably seen pictures of them on social media. You don’t know what they’re called, but your book-loving friends probably want you to make them some. I’ve heard them called by several names: … Continue reading
Posted in Build-Alongs, Wood and Woodwork, Woodworking Literature Tagged book, book bridge, book buddy, Books, literature, page holder, reading, reamer, spokeshave, thumb ring, walnut 2 Comments