Some Announcements...

Hi Everyone,

Just wanted to check in with you all and tell you about some of the exciting news that's happening here at the iWoodWork Network.

First off, the next podcast is almost ready for release!

Why did it take us so long? A lot of new stuff has happened recently and it all kind of hit at once. The good news is that all of the new stuff is going to mean nothing but more good things for the podcast.

Ten weeks ago, I was approached by Marc Adams - of the Marc Adams School of WoodWorking fame - with a proposal that I become his "internet guy" for the school. Nothing could have pleased me more than the opportunity to contribute to the school that has been my main source of woodworking information and education for the last 12 years! I'll be at the school regularly, shooting video, taking pictures, blogging, and reporting on all the woodworking fun that happens at Marc's place. It wil all be posted at Marc's new website at
http://marcadams.com. I'm proud to say I also had a hand in the re-design of his new website. So if you haven't visited the school's site recently, give it a look over and let us know what you think.

Now normally adding another job to my plate would be a bad thing for the podcast, but this opportunity allowed me to to quit a part time job with Apple retail so that I could focus full time on nothing but woodworking! Once the rush for registration for the 2010 year classes are completed, I forsee dedicating a lot more energy into the podcast. We'll also be upgrading some equiptment to continue to improve the overall quality. And most important, we will be sticking to monthly releases of relatively large show (30min or more), but now we will also be producing a number of shorts - to answer those people who want to see even more of my ugly mug!

Another positive step for the podcast is that Marc has decided to help sponsor us by generously allowing us to sell his DVD Training Series through the iWoodWork website. A portion of the proceeds of every sale will be contributed back to iWoodWork, so that we can pay our expenses and improve our show. If you are looking for more great woodworking education, Marc's DVD's are a valuable resource that are a great addition to our podcast content. Visit us at iwoodwork.net/store and make your order soon! The store will be operational by the time you see the next epidsode of the podcast.

Well, that's about it for now. I've got a lot more coming down the pike. Can't wait to share it all with you.

Until then, Make More Sawdust!

Mark