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The History of Wood, Part 25

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Suzanne Ellison’s ‘L’art du corbeau’

If we planned to market “L’art du menuisier: The Book of Plates” to a second genus, it would likely be to the Corvus of the world – the crows. Not only do these birds appreciate shiny objects, but they have … Continue reading

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The History of Wood, Part 24

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The History of Wood, Part 23

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The History of Wood, Part 942

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Roubo’s Rabbiting Plane

Compliments of Suzanne Ellison.

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Hand Tools from The Cronkwright Woodshop

For woodworking I prefer wooden layout tools – squares, straightedges, winding sticks and the like. They are lightweight and so much easier to keep in truth than metal tools. While most woodworkers make their own layout tools, some don’t have … Continue reading

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