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‘Honest Labour’ – the Column that Named the Book

Editor’s note: For the next several weeks, we will feature some of our favorite columns from “Honest Labour: The Charles H. Hayward” years, along with a few sentences about why these particular columns hit the mark. This column from 1937 … Continue reading

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Anarchist’s Tool Chest Update 3: Lid

  Editor’s note: As promised, Christopher Schwarz and I are writing a series of blog entries that explain how we have improved the construction process for “The Anarchist’s Tool Chest” during the last nine years (and several hundred chests).   … Continue reading

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‘Honest Labour’ Now Available for Pre-publication Ordering

After four years of honest labor, I am happy to announce you can place a pre-publication order for our newest book: “Honest Labour: The Charles H. Hayward Years, 1936-1966.” This massive book (474 pages) compiles Hayward’s best columns about the … Continue reading

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Chair Chat with Rudy and Klaus: Give It Up Or Turn It Loose

Editor’s Note: Today we introduce a new column called “Chair Chat” with Rudy Everts and Klaus Skrudland, both keen amateur chairmakers. Rudy is in Germany and Klaus is in Norway. One of the most important parts of learning about chairs … Continue reading

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Ordering Now Open for Linocut Prints from ‘Good Work’

You can now order hand printed linocuts of the gorgeous images that Molly Brown made for Christopher Williams’ new book “Good Work: The Chairmaking Life of John Brown.” Molly, one of John Brown’s daughters, is offering limited editions of the … Continue reading

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Crucible Pinch Rods Available

Our newest tool, the Crucible Pinch Rods, are now available for sale in our store. The price is $48. We have been quietly selling these in the store for the last month in an effort to ramp up production and … Continue reading

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‘Good Work’ Now Shipping

This week has been quite a ride. I try to refrain from commenting on the seasons, the weather or current events on this blog because it’s about woodworking. But the last week has been one for the books. Last week … Continue reading

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