Thinking about a new course for furnituremaking for The Woodworking Shows (www.thewoodworkingshows.com) and where to begin? — stunning results, basic techniques, philosophical underpinnings, green relevance, temporal justification, art for art’s sake, woodworking for woodworking’s sake, or just for fun (fun? — frustration, discipline, masochism?). Never mind, just pick up the plane, make sure it’s tuned, and take a shaving — aah! there we go . . .