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An audio show that talks about the joy of woodworking. Leh Meriwether, a full time lawyer and part owner of his own law firm, shares how he balances Work, Family, and Woodworking to build useful pieces of art that family and employees can use everyday. His work encompasses a variety of projects, including his children's furniture, dining tables, his desk at his office, and fancy pens that his own employees use to impress clients (just to name a few).

An audio show that talks about the joy of woodworking. Leh Meriwether, a full time lawyer and part owner of his own law firm, shares how he balances Work, Family, and Woodworking to build useful pieces of art that family and employees can use everyday. His work encompasses a variety of projects, including his children's furniture, dining tables, his desk at his office, and fancy pens that his own employees use to impress clients (just to name a few).
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An audio show that talks about the joy of woodworking. Leh Meriwether, a full time lawyer and part owner of his own law firm, shares how he balances Work, Family, and Woodworking to build useful pieces of art that family and employees can use everyday. His work encompasses a variety of projects, including his children's furniture, dining tables, his desk at his office, and fancy pens that his own employees use to impress clients (just to name a few).

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English


Episodes

AW #021 – Interview with Bandsaw Wizard Alex Snodgrass

2/8/2015
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The post AW #021 – Interview with Bandsaw Wizard Alex Snodgrass appeared first on The Avid Woodworker.

Duration:01:10:17

AW #020 – Professional Woodworking with Shane Rodarte (Part 2)

10/30/2014
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This podcast is the last part of the interview with professional woodworker, Shane Rodarte. He shares his perspective of woodworking for a living. The post AW #020 – Professional Woodworking with Shane Rodarte (Part 2) appeared first on The Avid Woodworker.

Duration:01:26:13

AW #019 – Interview with Pro-Woodworker Shane Rodarte

9/13/2014
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I will post show notes upon my return from Woodworking in America 2014 The post AW #019 – Interview with Pro-Woodworker Shane Rodarte appeared first on The Avid Woodworker.

Duration:00:38:58

AW #018 – Woodworking for a Living?

8/22/2014
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The post AW #018 – Woodworking for a Living? appeared first on The Avid Woodworker.

Duration:00:44:13

AW #017 – Woodworking by Hand with Chop With Chris

7/7/2014
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In this podcast, I interview Chris, who can be found here, and talk about his journey that made him Avid about woodworking. Hope you enjoy! The post AW #017 – Woodworking by Hand with Chop With Chris appeared first on The Avid Woodworker.

Duration:00:39:39

AW #016 – The Simplest Way To Woodwork Fast

6/14/2014
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What is the Simplest Way to Woodwork Fast? Well, before I answer that question, I need to give some background. Today’s topic was born out of my own two recent mistakes. If you have not noticed, I have not been able to podcast for a few weeks now. I recently had some free time and […] The post AW #016 – The Simplest Way To Woodwork Fast appeared first on The Avid Woodworker.

Duration:00:34:37

AW #015 – When to Buy vs Build Your Next Woodworking Shop Project

4/24/2014
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In Episode number 15, I talk about when to build vs when to buy that next woodworking shop project. If you are like me, you sometimes struggle with that dilemma. I see a router station, drill press table, new storage system, or cool system or parts to build cabinets quickly at the store or on […] The post AW #015 – When to Buy vs Build Your Next Woodworking Shop Project appeared first on The Avid Woodworker.

Duration:00:36:55

AW #014 – Finding Wood-Life Balance – In and Out of the Shop

3/3/2014
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In Episode 14 of the Avid Woodworker Podcast, I wanted to discuss woodworking balance. I don’t know about you, but my order of priority in life is faith, family, work, woodworking, health, and podcasting. There are sometimes that I wish I could either move woodworking above my work in priority or actually make woodworking my […] The post AW #014 – Finding Wood-Life Balance – In and Out of the Shop appeared first on The Avid Woodworker.

Duration:00:31:58

AW #013 – A Wooden Valentine’s Day Card

2/4/2014
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Ok, I don’t know about you, but while I love to get nice things for my wife, I hate paying $6 to $10 for a flipping valentines day card. I still do it from time to time,but when I can, I like to make my own card. I got married nearly 14 years ago. Our […] The post AW #013 – A Wooden Valentine’s Day Card appeared first on The Avid Woodworker.

Duration:00:25:22

AW Episode # 012 – When Life Interrupts Your Woodworking

1/21/2014
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Oh my! It has been forever since I was able to podcast! Between loosing several weekends to illness / busting it at the office / and certain life events, I have not had a spare second. Even though I am still sick, I wanted to publish a podcast to get back into the flow of […] The post AW Episode # 012 – When Life Interrupts Your Woodworking appeared first on The Avid Woodworker.

Duration:00:32:20

AW #011 – 5 Simple Woodworking Dust Control Tips

11/9/2013
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The Avid Woodworker – AW Episode # 11 – 5 Simple Woodworking Dust Control Tips In this episode, I talk about a 5 Simple Tips you can do to control dust in your shop as well as keep it out of your lungs, and your house. Before I get started with the tips, I briefly discuss […] The post AW #011 – 5 Simple Woodworking Dust Control Tips appeared first on The Avid Woodworker.

Duration:00:45:22

Episode #010 – Halloween Woodworking

10/12/2013
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The Avid Woodworker – AW Episode # 10 – Halloween Woodworking In this episode, I talk about a simple project that you can work on over a weekend with your kids and have fun with it. It is not a fancy woodworking project by any means. Heck, some woodworking elite might not even call it […] The post Episode #010 – Halloween Woodworking appeared first on The Avid Woodworker.

Duration:00:45:21

AW #009 – 5 Productivity Tips to Get Your Woodworking Shop Ready for a Busy Holiday Season

9/7/2013
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AW Episode #009 – 5 Productivity Tips to Get Your Woodworking Shop Ready for a Busy Holiday Season Welcome to another episode of the Avid Woodworker! I am glad you are back, and I am glad to be back behind the microphone and back in my shop. In case you did not know, I actually […] The post AW #009 – 5 Productivity Tips to Get Your Woodworking Shop Ready for a Busy Holiday Season appeared first on The Avid Woodworker.

Duration:00:48:45

Episode # 008 – Is Working with MDF really Woodworking?

8/16/2013
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Show notes to come after the funeral The post Episode # 008 – Is Working with MDF really Woodworking? appeared first on The Avid Woodworker.

Duration:00:39:24

Episode #007 – An Interview with Greg Coker – A great source for Wood

7/30/2013
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An Interview with Greg Coker A great wood resource for Woodworking projects I first met Greg about 3 years ago. I had been hunting for something build my new desk at the office, and kept coming up short. I went to a local lumber store known as Peach State Lumber. They essentially introduced me to […] The post Episode #007 – An Interview with Greg Coker – A great source for Wood appeared first on The Avid Woodworker.

Duration:00:41:32

Episode #006 – Keeping your tools sharp to speed up your Woodworking

7/17/2013
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The Avid Woodworker – Episode # 006 – Keeping your tools sharp to speed up your Woodworking Knowing that I was getting ready to build my sharpening station in my shop, I though it might be helpful to take a class on hand sharpening. I signed up for a class with Terry at my local […] The post Episode #006 – Keeping your tools sharp to speed up your Woodworking appeared first on The Avid Woodworker.

Duration:00:44:52

Episode #005 – The Final 2 Steps to Simplify Your Workshop to Get More Woodworking Done

7/3/2013
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The Avid Woodworker – AW Episode # 5 – Simplifying your Workshop To Get More Woodworking Done As a reminder: The Five steps towards simplifying your shop 1) Survey your existing workshop and decide what you really like to do in your shop 2) Analyze your woodworking flows 3) Clean House 4) Organize, design, or […] The post Episode #005 – The Final 2 Steps to Simplify Your Workshop to Get More Woodworking Done appeared first on The Avid Woodworker.

Duration:00:39:57

Episode #004 – Simplifying your Workshop – Part 2

6/21/2013
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The Avid Woodworker – AW Episode # 4 – Simplifying your Woodworking Workshop Part 2 The Five steps towards simplifying your shop 1) Survey your existing workshop and decide what you really like to do in your shop 2) Analyze your woodworking flows 3) Clean House 4) Organize, design, or re-design your shop 5) Develop […] The post Episode #004 – Simplifying your Workshop – Part 2 appeared first on The Avid Woodworker.

Duration:00:42:54

Episode #003 – Simplifying Your Workshop – Part 1

6/10/2013
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Episode # 3 – Simplifying your Woodworking Workshop Part 1 In Episode # 3, I talk about how to simplify your workshop to get more woodworking done. Over the course of the next couple podcast episodes, I discuss the 5 things you can do to simplify your woodworking shop. This episode is following what was […] The post Episode #003 – Simplifying Your Workshop – Part 1 appeared first on The Avid Woodworker.

Duration:00:46:43

Episode # 2 – Finding More Time to Woodwork

5/22/2013
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Episode # 2 – Finding More Time to Woodwork 5 Simple things you can do to find more time to Woodwork In past couple weeks, I have been telling everyone I know about my new podcast and how excited I am about it. There were several that told me how much they enjoy woodworking, but […] The post Episode # 2 – Finding More Time to Woodwork appeared first on The Avid Woodworker.

Duration:00:36:46