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Now in Store: H.O. Studley Posters

You can now purchase our poster of the H.O. Studley tool cabinet for $20. That price includes shipping anywhere in the United States and Canada. Our poster features an image of the cabinet taken by Narayan Nayar, the photographer for … Continue reading

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The Domestic Portrait of Studley

This is an excerpt from “Virtuoso: The Top Cabinet and Workbench of Henry O. Studley” by Donald C. Williams, photographs by Narayan Nayar.  Studley married Abbie Stetson of Washington Street in Quincy on Feb. 10, 1870. The details of their meeting … Continue reading

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At Handworks: Our H.O. Studley Poster

We will release our first-ever poster of the H.O. Studley Tool Cabinet when Handworks opens on May 19, 2017. Then, after Handworks, we will sell the poster in the Lost Art Press online store to everyone else. The poster features … Continue reading

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Meet the Author: Don Williams

Don Williams says his love of learning was probably fostered by the fact that his father was going through seminary when he was a child. Don grew up in a household without television. Instead, his family listened to classical music … Continue reading

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Remarkable Article Sheds New Light on H.O. Studley

Recently I was contacted by artist Tina Gagnon (www.tinagagnon.com) who, in undertaking some research, ran across the following profile of Henry O. Studley in a local newspaper. While some of the minor facts of the piece are at odds with … Continue reading

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Fathers & Sons

Recently I was corresponding with Narayan Nayar, my friend and collaborator on “Virtuoso,” about my crossing paths with an old family friend of his at a local chapter meeting of the Mid-west Tool Collectors Association, and what a small world … Continue reading

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Caretakers of the Tool Cabinet

This is an excerpt from “Virtuoso: The Tool Cabinet and Workbench of Henry O. Studley” by Donald C. Williams, photographs by Narayan Nayar.  The Fan Frenzy Begins In the late 1980s Peter installed a new chimney in his home, and, … Continue reading

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