Category Archives: Personal Favorites

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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The History of Wood, Part 22

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Lost Art Press on WVXU-FM

Though I enjoy traveling, I am always thrilled to return home to the Cincinnati, Ohio, area where Lucy and I have lived since 1996 (she’s a third or fourth generation local; I’m the transplant). After 18 years here, I’m a … Continue reading

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More Unprofitable Shop Posters!

Because our poster experiment last week was so unsuccesful (I think six people sent me photos of their Hayward shop posters), we’ve decided to do it again – this time with original images from my collection that were already scanned … Continue reading

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The History of Wood, Part 21

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This Weekend: Escape to Canada

After looking through about 100 pages of notes this week, I asked myself: “Does anyone really want to listen me talk about nails?” I mean, who else gets giddy when reading through a 30-page manuscript detailing the British military’s nail … Continue reading

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