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The History of Wood, Part 55

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SAPFM’s Mid-year Conference Looks Crazy Good

Though I can’t attend the mid-year conference of the Society of American Period Furniture Makers in Knoxville, Tenn., next month because of family obligations, I urge you to check it out. The program, which runs June 11-15, is pretty fantastic. … Continue reading

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Sterling Dovetailing Ruler. Get One

Details on my other blog. It’s fantastic. Get one. — Christopher Schwarz

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The Tiniest Tool Chest at Handworks (Natch)

This photo is kind of difficult to interpret. The big chest is 1:4 scale (about 9” long). The small one is 1:10. It is Marco Terenzi’s work, of course. Both will be at Handworks this weekend, along with so much … Continue reading

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The History of Wood, Part 54

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Where his Mouth was Full of Sawdust Instead of Grapes

“He is a writer for the ages – the ages of four to eight.” — Dorothy Parker When people ask us about the books we are working on, they usually say something like: “That’s nice, but you should really get … Continue reading

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More Chests than a Hooters and SAPFM Mash-up

I know it’s too late to convince you to come to Handworks. But it’s not too late to make you feel bad about skipping it to attend your daughter’s wedding. In addition to the H.O. Studley tool cabinet in nearby … Continue reading

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