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2 Spots Open in a Dutch Tool Chest Class

Due to last-minute cancellations, there are two spaces open in my Dutch tool chest class (the last one of 2014) in Warwickshire College, England, for July 28-29. The price of the class is £295 plus materials, and the materials are … Continue reading

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Another Dang Dutch Chest (for a DVD) and the Lie-Nielsen Open House

Call me sick (or call me “cute as a button”) but I enjoy breaking down rough stock with a handsaw. Part of it is necessity. I don’t have a miter saw, and many boards I work with are outside their … Continue reading

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Small Dutch Tool Chest Cutting List

Like a sharp knife, cutting lists are helpful when used properly but downright dangerous in the wrong hands. Case-in-point: In the 1990s I wrote an article on building a Limbert bookcase and had an error in my cutting list. I … Continue reading

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Other Clever Additions to a Dutch Tool Chest

If you want to get more tools into your Dutch tool chest, check this out. Mike Siemsen, host of the forthcoming “The Naked Woodworker” DVD, built a Dutch tool chest with (at least) two interesting twists. 1. He added an … Continue reading

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Dutch Tool Chest Meets the Anarchist’s Square

Woodworker Aaron Marshall took my Dutch Tool Chest class at The Woodwright’s School this week and added a slot in the shelf to hold his English Square, which is featured on the cover of “The Anarchist’s Tool Chest.” The slot … Continue reading

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Hardware Choices for the Dutch Tool Chest

If you are building a Dutch Tool Chest, you have a number of good choices when it comes to the hardware. Here is some of the hardware I’ve had success with. Black Bear Forge. John Switzer, the blacksmith at Black … Continue reading

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Quick – 2 Spots Open in My Dutch Tool Chest Class

Because of some military redeployments, there are two spots open in my Dutch Tool Chest class at Roy Underhill’s The Woodwright’s School on June 18-20, 2014. If you can skip out of work (or are lucky enough to be an … Continue reading

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Tools Needed to Make the Dutch Tool Chest

I’m teaching woodworkers how to make the Dutch tool chest all over the hemisphere this year. I have Dutch chest classes going in California in March, Alaska in April, North Carolina in June, and in Maine and England in July. … Continue reading

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A Few Spots Open for Classes: Roorkee Chairs & Dutch Tool Chest

Next month, I head to sunny/warm/tasty Anaheim, Calif., to teach two classes – a four-day class on building Roorkee chairs and a two-day class on building a Dutch tool chest. The classes will be held at the William Ng School … Continue reading

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Coolest Stickers (Yet) for the Dutch Tool Chest

My little Dutch tool chest has seen a metric crap-load of miles (or kilometers or hogsheads) during the last 12 months. And wherever I take it, I like to pick up a sticker from a local gas station or convenience … Continue reading

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