ethan abramson

The ultimate woodshop envy

There is a concept felt by people who own a shop, be it wood, metal, auto, in your garage, a small commercial space, or a giant factory: shop envy. No matter how much you love your space, you always come across someone with more tools and space.

Milwaukee Heated Gear… so hot right now

I wear two hats: woodshop worker and public face. If I could find a way to schedule different days for all my meetings and all the days I am banging, cutting, and sanding it would be easy. More often than not I have to split my days and showing up to a luxury high-rise caked in sawdust is not an option. Enter Milwaukee's stylish gear.

10 Christmas Gifts Woodworkers Will Love for 2015

For the woodworker, it's going to be tools, lumber and veneer. And more tools. Developing the 2015 shopping list for someone who works with wood all day, the editors at Woodworking Network tried to think out of the dovetail box. Besides exotic hardwood that can inspire a project, or a specialized tool or jig that's so cool it doesn't matter if its useful, we added some good works suggestions this time around: it's better to give than to receive.

A Lumber Yard Grows In Brooklyn

In a behind the scenes look at an urban lumber and furniture company, I interview Ellis Isenberg, founding member of Tri-Lox. Take a listen as we talk about everything from lumber sourcing, to wood smells, to shop music.