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St. Francis of Assisi (1181-1226), patron saint of animals and the environment, founded the Franciscan Order wrote: “He who works with his hands is a laborer. He who works with his hands and his head is a craftsman. He who works with his hands and his head and his heart is an artist.”

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  1. The Woodworking Discussion Forum

    1. Introduce Yourself

      Are you new to The Patriot Woodworker? Check in here and please introduce yourself. This category is also open to the public for sign up or sign in problems, you do not have to be a member to post a topic in this category.

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    2. General Woodworking

      Show off your woodworking projects and help others perfect their woodworking skills.

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    3. Wood Turners

      Show off your wood-turning projects and help others perfect their wood-turning skills.

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    4. The Hand Tool Forum

      Lets hear about your favorite hand tools, got a No.608C Bedrock you'd like to brag about? Would you like to know how to tune up those old hand planes? Well you've come to the right place!

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    5. Scroll Sawing Forum

      Welcome to your Scroll Sawing Forum. Jump in and talk about your projects, and the intricate art of scroll sawing and fret work.

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    6. Finishing, Tips and Tricks

      Get helpful tips here to finish that prize project of yours, and help others achieve the perfect finish.

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    7. Tools, Research, Reviews and Safety

      Member reviews, safety tips, research and where are the best deals. Check in here before you buy, submit your reviews, and share your safety tips so others may benefit from your wisdom.

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    8. Show Us Your Woodworking Shops

      Whether you are turning pens in a corner of your apartment, or if you use your shop for large flat work and case goods, we want to see where you call home for a good part of your life, please jump in and share images of your treasured workspace.

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    9. Plans and Software

      Share your woodworking plans and favorite software, do you use Sketch Up? Auto Cad? Do you have a plan to share? Come on in an lets see what you have!

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    10. The Veterans Corner and Causes Forum

      The Veterans Corner Is Back! After we fixed many of the discussions and topics from our migration, the forum is back and live! Thank you for your patience!

      Come on in and see what's happening with our efforts to help our disabled veterans current and past. And to all vets, feel free to jump in here and discuss your service, and anything else related to the military. And to all, feel free to jump in here and thank a vet!

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    11. The Classified, Swap and Sale

      Post your items for sale here, tools, lumber, or anything else you like. Swap items, services too.

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  2. The Scrap Bin

    1. Free for All

      A place to share your hobbies, and other life related fun!

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    2. The Patriot's Pulse

      Do you have a suggestion for our woodworking community? Please submit your suggestions in this forum to help improve The Patriot Woodworker Community. All suggestions and critiques are welcome, and all will be addressed!

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    3. Announcements

      Please check in here for news and items of interest as reported by and to our community.

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    4. Network Tutorials

      Check in here for tutorials on how to post images, topics and discussions, upload images and more. We are currently building our database of tutorials, thank you for your patience.

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    5. Bugs and Issues

      Please address any bugs or issues you might be experiencing here. Or anything that bugs you period about our network!

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  3. The Patriot Woodworkers Archived Forum

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