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One final gift (Fine homebuilding)

Posted by netorius on June 20, 2007


Pioneer Press – When his grandson took up woodworking in college, Meyer Zisson asked the young man to build his casket. Three years later, Brandon Harris agreed to the request, and his ‘work of heart’ has helped open frank family discussions about death.

Kamchatka Region
Kommersant – The main industries are forestry and woodworking, shipbuilding and ship repair, and building material production. Coal is also produced in the region, and the Pauzhetskaya Geothermal Power Plant (Pauzhetskaya GES) is in operation. HISTORY The first

In search of a little English mouse
Xinhua News Agency – BEIJING, June 19 — Nearly 100 years ago Robert Thompson rejected mechanization and revived medieval woodworking skills. He used only British oak and built classic furniture. His signature was a tiny mouse, and today Mouseman furniture is much sought

Living from the heart
Victoria Times Colonist – I don’t even think about it any more,” says Puls. There are too many distractions now to linger in the past, between his day job at HMC Dockyard, his garden and home woodworking shop, where he’s turning out bookcases and bedside tables for his

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