Stanley Model Shop Beech and Rosewood Wood Bottom Planes

Model Shop Wood Bottom Planes with Rosewood Soles

Before we get back to the some more interesting planes from the Stanley Model Shop I thought you might want to know a bit more about the Model Shop.   Clarence Blanchard wrote an interesting article about the Model Shop in the 2000 Fall issue of The Fine Tool Journal, Volume 50, Number 2, pages […]

A tin canister by Bill McMillen, Part 2

Pattern for 1.5 quart canister

Welcome back.   I’d like to begin this second installment in this series of blog posts on tinsmithing with Bill McMillen with a bit of information about the tin canister and the tinplate and patterns from which it is made. Almost all tinplate in early to mid 19th century America was imported from the United Kingdom, […]

Have You Registerd Yet for the Early American Industries Association 2015 Annual Meeting in Quebec City?

2015 Annaual Meeting Medallion 980x550

March is here, and in just over two months we’ll be congregating for the 2015 Early American Industries Association Annual Meeting in Quebec City, Canada on May 13th through May 16th, 2015.  We’ll be staying at the Ambassadeur Hotel & Suites in Quebec City.  The hotel can be reached at 1-800-363-2619.  We’ve contracted with the […]