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Tom Fidgen
Works at the Unplugged Woodshop
Attended Sydney Academy
Lives in Toronto, ON M4J1K9, Canada
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READERS PROJECT Hey folks~ I received a letter from JD in Texas this weekend and wanted to share it with you. JD recently finished making a Sawyer’s Bench following the plans from my book, The Unplugged Woodshop. Great job on the Saw Bench JD! ( and great job on the photos~; ) I love …
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READERS PROJECTS Hey folks! I received a letter from Dodie out in California over the Holidays and wanted to share it with you. Dodie made a few projects from my book, The Unplugged Woodshop. I always love seeing projects from readers and especially when they change things up a little and truly make …
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+Tom Fidgen  travels around and offers these classes around europe too. If he's in your area I recommend attending the class if you want to build hand tool skills.

Here's a one day "hand tool bootcamp" if you feel you need an introductory course, that's what I took:

http://www.theunpluggedwoodshop.com/school/hand-tool-bootcamp-12112016
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The Unplugged Woodshop Toronto presents the Ontario Antique Tools Show & Sale. Saturday, Feb. 4th 11am - 3pm http://bit.ly/2jYVxQH #AntiqueTools #UWToronto 
WHEN: Saturday, Feb. 4th, 2017 11:00 – 3:00pm WHERE: The Unplugged Woodshop Toronto ( on the corner of Carlaw/Dundas in Leslieville ) WHAT: Antique Tool Show and Sale We’re pleased to welcome Ontario Antique Tools to the UW Toronto. Join us on Saturday, February 4th for this special event. Ontario Antique Tools will be here …
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Thanks Michael- very well stated! I appreciate the feedback and continued support. No worries at all...always nice to hear a different point of view. All the best~
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Tom Fidgen is an author/musician/designer/maker living in Toronto, Ontario.
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http://www.anunpluggedlife.com/

Tom has written for Popular Woodworking Magazine, Fine Woodworking Magazine, Furniture & Cabinetmaking Magazine, British Woodworking Magazine, Canadian Woodworking Magazine as well as the Lee Valley Tools Newsletter. 

His first book, Made by Hand (2009- F&W Media) was the top selling wood working book of 2010 and is regarded as “The definitive book of how to build woodworking projects using hand tools”

His second book, The Unplugged Woodshop, released with The Taunton Press in September 2013, has been receiving positive reviews.

Tom teaches wood working both Nationally and Internationally. 

http://www.anunpluggedlife.com/

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  • Sydney Academy
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musician, author, designer/maker
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  • the Unplugged Woodshop
    designer/maker, present
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Toronto, ON M4J1K9, Canada
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Belle Côte, NS B0E1C0, Canada
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