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Welcome to the BHSW website.
For contractors and homeowners, we do special things such as building a couple of cabinet doors to match historic ones, or turning a few balusters and stair spindles in the right species, or bentwood parts, or maybe a dining table with live edges.

Check out our daily woodworking news on There, you can catch up on what's happening in the industry, search our huge database, and reach out to about 36,000 readers (2018) with an ad.

For 35 years, we've been supplying copy and images to magazine editors and book publishers.

Here's a really short video tour of the woodshop...

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Hollow forms, bowls, sculptural pieces and architectural elements
Pieces for magazines and private clients
Mostly for publication - good ideas for gift items
Built-ins and freestanding casework
John has built and remodeled houses, garages, decks, barns...
Planes, sharpening, harvesting lumber, turning with carbide tools...
How-to projects, tool reviews and reporting in North America and the U.K.
Copy and content editing, book formatting, page layout
How-to shop photos, beauty shots for covers, studio and assignment
Director of the Black Hills School of Woodworking
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