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Matt Estlea

Targets and Plans For 2021

If you want to know what we have planned this year, as well as where to find it, this blog post will give you an overview of all the things you can expect to see from us.

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Matt Estlea

The Amazon Basics Plane

For those of you who are interested to hear my thoughts on the Amazon Basics Plane, as well as other cheap planes in general, this blog post will expand on some of the problems I faced throughout this project.

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Matt Estlea

Win an OSB Marking Knife!

In a previous live stream, I was challenged to make a box using cheapo tools from Amazon. Not only that, but the box had to be made from OSB, and had to be dovetailed. It was a challenge but we got it done!

At the end of the stream, I announced a competition where you could win the OSB Box, which also included an OSB Knife inside! Here's how…

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Matt Estlea

REDEEM ROBME POINTS

What is a ROBME? A ROBME is a currency that can be used to redeem certain things from my store and other unique items/services that

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Matt Estlea

Why I Started This YouTube Thing

I've recently had some time away from the workshop to reflect on the real reason why I do what I do. I figured getting it down on paper (or screen) was probably the best way to brain vomit all of these thoughts into one place, while also giving you guys something potentially interesting to read. If you're looking to learn something about woodworking, this post isn't the right place for you.

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Matt Estlea

Should You Get a Bandsaw or a Table Saw?

In this article, I'm going to share my reasons why I prefer a bandsaw as opposed to a table saw. This is not in an effort to persuade or influence you to copy me, I simply want to outline the things you should think about before purchasing either of these machines.

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Matt Estlea

The Story of My Marking Knives

All the way from initial concept, design, prototyping, manufacturing, and fulfilment. This is the story of how my custom marking knives went from an idea into my head, to a tool that people can use and treasure.

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Matt Estlea

Where To Buy Wood for Woodworking

This map details timber suppliers around the world that provide material for craft based industries. If you believe something is missing from this list, please provide me with a name, postcode and website in the comment section at the bottom of the page.

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