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Norman Pirollo
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I currently design and make contemporary furniture in the Pirollo Design studio. As well I author woodworking related courses and tutorials through WoodSkills. My background is IT but I have made a career change after many years. I have been woodworking and designing furniture for 18 years now.
I currently design and make contemporary furniture in the Pirollo Design studio. As well I author woodworking related courses and tutorials through WoodSkills. My background is IT but I have made a career change after many years. I have been woodworking and designing furniture for 18 years now.

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WOODSKILLS Issue 02 - now available!
The idea was hatched a year or so ago but other projects came first. A new magazine catering to the discerning, fine woodworking enthusiast. It was an idea that slowly developed and at one point became a reality. So a small team and I have been working at t...
WOODSKILLS Issue 02 - now available!
WOODSKILLS Issue 02 - now available!
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Pursue your passion...
As a few of you may know, my woodworking and furniture making career is the second one of my life. A long, first career in the hi-tech industry preceded my current career. It is difficult to view life through a rear-view mirror but I often think of how it w...
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Pursue your passion...
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Makers and furniture...
Not long ago, woodworking was considered to be in a downward spiral of diminishing followers and practitioners. The pundits were proclaiming the demise of woodworking as a hobby and how fewer young people were taking up woodworking and interested in buildin...
Makers and furniture...
Makers and furniture...
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Deck reno...
With the arrival of spring I decided to renovate our deck. The original deck was built 17 years ago and because of intense exposure to sun, the boards were getting weather-beaten. Although they were still somewhat solid, cracks and aging were taking its tol...
Deck reno...
Deck reno...
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Woodworking in 2018
I write about the dichotomy occurring in present day woodworking. The clash between the growing movement towards traditional hand tool woodworking versus the rise in automation along with a plethora of machinery to expedite woodworking processes. This is fr...
Woodworking in 2018
Woodworking in 2018
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Drawer makeover...
I have a small Krenov-inspired cabinet which I have enjoyed for the most part. The drawers not so much. The cabinet is solid beech but long ago the decision was made to make two stacked drawers with walnut fronts to provide contrast to the beech. I realized...
Drawer makeover...
Drawer makeover...
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WOODSKILLS Issue 01 - new magazine
**Updated with new video of print version of magazine. WOODSKILLS Issue 01 (intro video) The idea was hatched a year or so ago but other projects came first. A new magazine catering to the discerning, fine woodworking enthusiast. It was an idea that slowly ...
WOODSKILLS Issue 01 - new magazine
WOODSKILLS Issue 01 - new magazine
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WOODSKILLS Issue 01 now available.
The idea was hatched a year or so ago but other projects came first. A new magazine catering to the discerning, fine woodworking enthusiast. It was an idea that slowly developed and at one point became a reality. So a small team and I have been working at t...
WOODSKILLS Issue 01 now available.
WOODSKILLS Issue 01 now available.
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Available now.. First Issue!
WoodSkills Issue 01
WoodSkills Issue 01
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The 3 types of lumber cuts you'll find at the lumber store.
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