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Month: September 2020

The Forming Machine: How the manufacturing of hats went from 6 to 600 per day

  Excerpted from The  Chronicle Volume 51, No 2, June 1998 by Debbie Henderson, Ph.D. The felting process is thousands of years old. Felt has been used for shel­ters, blankets, shoes, and fab­ric for all manner of clothing. In the case of men’s hats, felt in the shape of a cone was the beginning of …

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An X-ray of a Dovetail Joint, & Letters and Comment on Puzzle Mallet

Excerpted from The Chronicle, Vol. 30, No. 2, 1977 by Christopher Tahk While the skill of a joiner is evident in the quality of his cabinetwork, it may also he apparent in the tools he makes for his own use. In the Cabinet­maker’s Shop of the Farmers’ Mu­seum, New York State Historical As­sociation. Cooperstown, New …

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