Monthly Archives: September 2013

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The No. 8 Reason to Attend Woodworking in America 2013

Originally posted on Lost Art Press:
8. Peter Ross, the blacksmith wunderkind of Colonial Williamsburg, will be speaking at WIA. Peter makes some of the finest historic tools, and locks and hinges and hardware I’ve ever seen. He’s going to…

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Make Wood (And Your Shirts) Flat

Originally posted on Lost Art Press:
  An ironing board met a spindly manual-training workbench at a bar. Drinks were consumed. And nine months later, the Chandler & Barber patented “Handy Bench Cabinet” came into this world in 1902. The…

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The Sum of It’s Parts. All-of-a-Piece.

Originally posted on Modular 4:
“All-of-a-Piece” is a series of  modular tabletop elements comprising a flat tray, a shallow bowl, a candleholder and an endcap. The sections are made from just two materials, wood and marble. they are held together with magnets…

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