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Frontier Culture Museum 2020 Annual Meeting is on the Horizon! - Registration information can be found here. From Forest to Farm, Tools that Tamed the Frontier      This week you will receive… ...
Stanley No. 145 There is a Stanley No. 145! - The “combination plane” was developed to create a woodworking tool that would perform multiple functions and free a workman from… ...
Annual Meeting May 20-23, 2020 - Staunton, Virginia is the location of the Annual Meeting in 2020. There is lots to see and learn in the… ...
Tools, Techniques & Traditions: A Forum at OSV - As part of the overall initiative to bring woodworking and cabinetmaking back to prominence at Old Sturbridge Village, the Village… ...
Featured Image WHAT A TIME WE HAD! - We came, we were busy, we saw and learned a lot, and we had a great time! That pretty much… ...
Colonial Homestead Featured Image Colonial Homestead: A Midwest Tool Mecca - In almost every woodworking class I teach in Covington, Ky., there's at least one student who has driven through Ohio… ...
Kerby Bros Makers Cordage Rule Rule Collectors Rule! - The first yearly antique tool auctions bring tool collectors out of their winter hibernation as surely as the vernal equinox… ...
Weave Room at the Boott Cotton Mills Lowell is Looming! - Apologies for the pun, but, this long hard winter will come to an end, the snow will melt, the trees… ...
Sargent prototype plane Sargent Model Shop Tools: Prototype Successor to Shaw’s Patent Planes? - Here it is at only the second post of this blog and I’ve gone off the subject of Stanley Model… ...
Bailey Chisel Plane and Traut Prototype No. 97 Chisel Plane Who Gets The Credit? - The Stanley No. 97 Cabinet Maker's Edge Plane In late 1869 or early 1870, shortly after Leonard Bailey started working… ...