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LostArtPress on Instagram@1snugthejoiner and I spent the afternoon inspecting and cleaning this pile of 872 Crucible card scrapers so the edges can now be polished. Not sure how long it will take to polish them, so stay tuned.There is no doubt that running a well-set plane over a mild timber board is an experience at which to wonder. Seeing shavings come curling off that board, hissing away, shooting out of the mouth, wrapping about your wrist and filling your floor ankle deep in pleasure. This is why many of us do this; this is where we fell in love. — from “The Intelligent Hand” by David Binnington Savage @finefurnituremaker #The_Intelligent_HandCrucible card scrapers are back in stock. Now in the Lost Art Press store.
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Category Archives: Grandpa’s Workshop
Well, actually it was more like a 12-board chest, but they were 2-meter-long skinny tongue-and-groove floorboards that I glued together, so I guess it still counts. I have ended up using quite a bit of the tongue-and-groove pine, either 3/4″ … Continue reading
It is not often that my love of tool geekery and word geekery coincide. But over several posts about “Grandpa’s Workshop” and the besaigue (bisaigue) there have been some questions about the tool and how to pronounce the word. It … Continue reading
“Look, it’s Jean-le-Vert!” Grandpa’s Workshop is real, and we visited it last weekend in Normandy. My wife and I and two girls spent a long weekend in Normandy. It is a beautiful region, known for its timber-framed longhouses with reed … Continue reading
Scott Stahl, aka The Pragmatic Woodworker, has posted a review of “Grandpa’s Workshop” on his blog. As Scott is a father with a 10-year-old daughter, I was particularly interested and pleased to see how his young one reacted to the … Continue reading
“You could just buy a window like that in a store. But maybe not in oak, or not unless you went to a joiner. What kind of wood did you use for the bottom part there?” “At school we had … Continue reading
Our shipment of “Grandpa’s Workshop” arrived late yesterday and – thanks to some help from friends – we got the first 400 packed up before bedtime. The printing quality of the book is top shelf – it was worth the … Continue reading