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 Joel's Blog at Tools for Working Wood

Cyber Monday - Actually Starts On Sunday Night!

11/26/2014

Tags:Product News, Sales, and Promotions
This coming Monday, the Monday after Thanksgiving, has become to be known as "Cyber Monday" and on-line retailers (that's us) are supposed to have some really great deals for you. Most years we have pretty much ignored Cyber Monday because let's be fair we are kind of busy and we have pretty good deals year around. However, and this is a trait pretty common amongst all retailer of a certain age,...more..
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American Field Show At Industry City Nov 22 - 23, 2014

11/16/2014

Tags:Product News, Sales, and Promotions
Next weekend we will be taking a lot of our American made tools and clothing and setting up two blocks away so we can participate in the American Field All American Pop-up Market. This show highlights American Manufacturing from all over the country. Click on the picture to take a look at the list of exhibitors - everyone from old line companies to new companies with a single product. IT's going...more..
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 The Work Magazine Reprint Project

WORK No. 140 - Published November 21, 1891

11/21/2014

Tags:Woodworking Tools and Techniques,Historical Subjects,Misc.
Is your harmonium desk miserably incompetent??? Put a mantle on it! (Birds optional) Can't find the mantle you're looking for? Worry not, there's more. ARTICLES FOUND IN THIS ISSUE: STAGE CARPENTRY • HOW TO SECURE COPYRIGHT IN DESIGNS • FITMENT TO HANG ABOVE A SMALL HARMONIUM • ASHPAN MAKING • SADDLES FOR RIDING ON HORSEBACK • SHORT LESSONS...more..
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WORK No. 139 - Published November 14, 1891

11/14/2014

Tags:Woodworking Tools and Techniques,Historical Subjects,Misc.
Come ye woodworkers, come ye metalsmiths! Gather and sing Kumbaya around the warm glow of heated STEEL as it passes its Curie point and begins to form austenite. Much to my own distinct and unabashed glee, this week's issue of Work contains an article on the subject of hardening and tempering steel. Yippee! This activity resides at the intersection of many disciplines. As a...more..
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WORK No. 138 - Published November 7, 1891

11/07/2014

Tags:Woodworking Tools and Techniques,Historical Subjects,Misc.
ARTICLES FOUND IN THIS ISSUE: HOW TO MAKE A KITCHEN DRESSER • ARTISTIC LITHOGRAPHY • WIRE-WORK IN ALL ITS BRANCHES • HOW TO MAKE A PAIR OF LEATHER SLIPPERS • HINTS ON NETTING • SHORT LESSONS IN WOOD-WORKING FOR AMATEURS • SQUARE AND OBLONG VESSELS IN SHEET METAL • OUR GUIDE TO GOOD THINGS • SUGGESTIONS FOR WORKERS AND HINTS TO...more..
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 Ben's Brooklyn Build-It Blog

Marching On

11/30/2011

Tags:Misc.
This is not a spill your guts blog... unless you're tree, but lately the sky looks awfully grey. I've been spending most of my energy fending off doom, and because of this I haven't managed to finish nearly as many projects as I've started, and I haven't started as many as I hoped I would. But, as Metallica points out, Time Marches On . So what have I been doing?...more..
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Brooklyn Guild

11/07/2011

Tags:Unclassified
Last week I took an hour off work to go down the street to Brooklyn Guild , a design/build collective with a shop in Brooklyn. I met Brooklyn Guild when they came to Tools for Working Wood for hide glue . They began casually with 5 pounds, but within a week had bought nearly my weight in granulated hide. I had to know what they were working on that used so much glue, so I asked if I...more..
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Working Hard? or Hardly Woodworking in America

10/06/2011

Tags:Product News, Sales, and Promotions,Misc.
I wrote this entry in an airplane cruising over the clouds as Tim and I headed home to Brooklyn from Woodworking in America . One week ago, after leaving work at midnight because we were finishing up the new Gramercy Tools Kings County Hammer, I rushed home to pack my underwater-camera and some socks before flopping into a cab for the ride to LGA. Tim and I arrived in Cincinnati a...more..
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Recent Blogs:
Cyber Monday - Actually Starts On Sunday Night!-11/26/2014
WORK No. 140 - Published November 21, 1891-11/21/2014
American Field Show At Industry City Nov 22 - 23, 2014-11/16/2014
WORK No. 139 - Published November 14, 1891-11/14/2014
PayPal, Festool, and Cyber Monday-11/12/2014
WORK No. 138 - Published November 7, 1891-11/07/2014
WORK No. 137 - Published October 31, 1891-10/31/2014
Colen Clenton - A Man and His Shed-10/29/2014
WORK No. 136 - Published October 24, 1891-10/24/2014
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Designing a Moxon Vise-10/15/2014
WORK No. 134 - Published October 10, 1891-10/10/2014
WORK No. 133 - Published October 3, 1891-10/03/2014
The Modern Split-10/01/2014
WORK No. 132 - Published September 26, 1891-09/26/2014
This Weekend: Maker Faire AND The Saturday Market Project at The London Design Festival-09/19/2014
WORK No. 131 - Published September 19, 1891-09/19/2014
The English Arts & Crafts Movement-09/17/2014
WORK No. 130 - Published September 12, 1891-09/12/2014
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