Review… part 1

Posted by Keith July on Nov 4, 2011 in Blog | 0 comments

Tweet Who or what is  Here is a quote from’s website: “ is an unbiased power tool comparison website that offers our users a wide range of resources and information to assist you in researching your intended purchase.” I am a woodworker who was asked by to test three woodworking tools in my shop and then to provide a summary of my experiences . This was initiated by...

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Posted by Keith July on Jul 11, 2011 in Blog | 0 comments

Tweet I would like to send out a “Thank You” to for sending a nice tool bag.  I have had smaller tool bags in the past.  The smaller bags never held all the tools needed so I would put some tools in the bag and the rest went into boxes. Then when I needed a tool, I had to search and search but not anymore.  This huge tool bag has several  pockets to keep my tools organized and easy to find. And the best part is ...

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Woodworkers Swap Meet

Posted by Keith July on May 15, 2011 in Blog | 0 comments

Tweet Woodworkers Swap Meet Date: Saturday, May, 21, 2011 Time: Noon to 4 PM Location: 563 North Cochran Avenue Charlotte, MI 48813 A great time to buy, sell or trade some of the items from your shop that have been collecting dust. The Mid-Michigan Woodworkers Guild is teaming up with the LumberJocks to present this Woodworkers Swap Meet. The event is being hosted by L.L. Johnson’s Lumber & Johnson’s Workbench....

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MMWG Christmas Fund Raiser

Posted by Keith July on Jan 12, 2011 in Blog | 1 comment

Tweet The Mid-Michigan Woodworkers Guild held their annual Christmas dinner/ fund raiser at the Dewitt Memorial Building on  December 1st. This year funds were raised to support a toy project for the SIREN/Eaton Shelter. Each year MMWG solicits  local and national companies for donations of woodworking related items. The donations are assembled on three tables for everyone’s viewing.  As each number is announced, the lucky ticket holder...

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Wood Data Base

Posted by Keith July on Dec 30, 2010 in Blog | 0 comments

Tweet Has this ever happened to you? You’re  in the lumber store and run across a beautiful plank of _ _ _ _ (you fill in the blank) It has a funny name that you have never heard before but the grain, color, texture and smell , it’s true, we do smell wood as part of the identification process, has you intrigued. The wheels start turning with visions of a fine jewelry box or keepsake box that you know is just beneath the surface of...

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“Custom Woodworking”, What does it mean?

Posted by Keith July on Sep 30, 2010 in Blog | 3 comments

Tweet Recently, I was working on a new header for my web site. Well, I don’t mean working on the site itself, my son Michael does the technical part. . I was putting together a few ideas for him to incorporate into the new look and to make my web site more user friendly. I had decided to feature “Custom Woodworking” and support it with a short bio about my business. Per Mike’s  suggestion, I did a little...

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