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Good Evening! Forum Update 8/29

Good evening and welcome to Monday. After you order your copy of the “Stanley Catalogue No. 34” it is time to read the forum. Remember, if you have a question about our products, procedures in our books or anything related to … Continue reading

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More Holy Roman Weirdness

While the jaw of the face vise of this Roman workbench is unusual enough (it’s inset into the benchtop), the screws that operate the vise work unlike most modern vises. In a modern face vise, the screw turns inside a … Continue reading

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Now in the Store: ‘Stanley Catalogue No. 34’

Every now and then, we like to release a book without a long preamble. Something beautiful, useful and inexpensive. Today we are accepting pre-publication orders for a reprint of the Stanley Tools No. 34 Catalogue, a project that has been … Continue reading

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Soft Wax is Back

Katy has just finished up a batch of 30 tins of soft wax and listed them in her etsy store. It’s been a crazy summer for her. She’s been working (a lot) as a bagger at the local grocery, and … Continue reading

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Work Badly Made

“(W)ork badly made is always too expensive.” — A.-J. Roubo, “l’Art du menuisier” I’m finishing up the editing on “To Make as Perfectly as Possible: Roubo on Furniture.” On Wednesday it goes back tot he translation team to review our … Continue reading

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A Scenic View of the Forum

It is not an early morning forum update like it usually is, but it is written from the most scenic viewpoint so far. Instead of my office I am sitting in beautiful Turkey Run State Park in Indiana. After an … Continue reading

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Register for the Crucible Tool Launch Event

You can register to attend the Crucible Tool event at 7 p.m. Sept. 15 using this link. Please note that we can accommodate only 100 attendees because of fire codes. So don’t dally. — Christopher Schwarz

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