Ohio's Largest Tool Sale is back! Get exclusive deals and up to 20% savings on all your favorite name brand tools and accessories at the Hartville Hardware GIANT TOOL SALE & EXPO. Join us for special presentations featuring tips and tricks from top industry experts. Over 100 tool vendor representatives are on-hand to answer questions and offer hands-on product demonstrations.
Ernie Conover is a long-time contributor to Fine Woodworking, a furniture maker, and a tool aficionado. Conover is best known for teaching and writing about woodturning. Conover has written several books for The Taunton Press, including his latest book The Lathe Book 3rd Edition (Feb 2020). Ernie and his wife, Susan, run Conover Workshops, a craft school in Parkman, Ohio, where he teaches woodworking and wood-turning courses, and she teaches fiber arts classes.
With a contagious enthusiasm for all things leather, Chuck is a teacher at heart and plays a key role in Weaver Leathercraft's commitment to education. The host of the popular The Leather Element series on YouTube, Chuck shares a wealth of knowledge, tips and techniques perfect for beginner and advanced leathercrafters alike. Chuck has had the opportunity to do leatherwork for both movies and TV including Pirates of the Caribbean 4, Mortal Kombat TV series, Man in the Iron Mask with Leonardo Dicaprio, Arthur on BBC, Kaamelot on French TV as well as some work in the MET and on the History Channel.
Paul goes by Toolpig on most tool related sites, especially Instagram. He has over 30 years of experience in the building trades. He understands the frustration that comes with buying what he thought was a great tool and finding out it was not so great. He has a firm grasp on the qualities that make the difference between a tool that simply gets the Job done and one that actually makes work a pleasure. Paul strives to provide reviews that will help you to avoid frustration and to make the decision making process easier when you are buying tools of your own.
When you see an original engraving by Maker and artist Hank Robinson, the first thing you might think is, "How does he do that?" These hand-engraved pieces -- created using a Dremel 4000 corded rotary tool on aluminum -- leave no room for mistakes or slip-ups. Ranging from carvings on the side of vehicles to wearable accessories to memorials for fallen soldiers, Hank's work is incredibly detailed and provides a stunning visual.