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Big Discounts on Festool Vacuums, Demo Days, and Sharpening Classes, and Surprise Sale Bin Stuff

04/27/2016

Tags:Unclassified
Before I get into the details of the Festool promo I want to apologize in advance to those readers who have complained about the occasion business driven blog. I just spent part of the day at the Brooklyn Library seeing the original of the Saw Book Quarterly that I mentioned a few weeks ago. But that blog entry won't be ready until next week (and I discovered some interesting factoids) But the...more..
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The Old Merchant's House

04/20/2016

Tags:Historical Subjects
Most of the time when we see old furniture it's out of context. It's in a museum, on display, but not in any sense in situ. The exception of course is historic houses. Of course, even in that case, there is a goodly chance of the furnishing being a reconstruction of the original, rather than the original thing. The Old Merchant's House , on 4th street between the Bowery and Lafyette was...more..
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 The Work Magazine Reprint Project

WORK - An Illustrated Journal of Practice and Theory

01/21/2016

Tags:Woodworking Tools and Techniques,Historical Subjects,Misc.
Tweet #TfwwWorkBlog!function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0],p=/^http:/.test(d.location)?'http':'https';if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src=p+'://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js';fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document, 'script', 'twitter-wjs'); Greetings Workateers! Our fourth and final volume has come to a close and so has the Work...more..
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WORK No. 200 - Published January 14 1893

01/14/2016

Tags:Unclassified
Tweet #TfwwWorkBlog!function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0],p=/^http:/.test(d.location)?'http':'https';if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src=p+'://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js';fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document, 'script', 'twitter-wjs'); The editions of Work mag we have here in the shop often have the ads removed but the last...more..
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WORK No. 199 - Published January 7th 1893 NEW

01/07/2016

Tags:Unclassified
Tweet #TfwwWorkBlog!function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0],p=/^http:/.test(d.location)?'http':'https';if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src=p+'://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js';fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document, 'script', 'twitter-wjs'); ARTICLES FOUND IN THIS ISSUE: STENCILS FOR WALL DECORATION • THE ART OF...more..
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 The 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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Newer Entries...
A Video about Pottery-12/09/2015
WORK No. 194 - Published December 3 1892 -12/03/2015
The Art Nouveau Furniture of Carlo Bugatti (1856-1940)-12/02/2015
WORK No. 193 - Published November 26 1892 -11/26/2015
Repair Tip-11/25/2015
WORK No. 192 - Published November 19 1892 -11/19/2015
WORK No. 191 - Published November 12 1892 -11/12/2015
A Visit to the Long Island Museum of American Art, History, and Carriages-11/11/2015
WORK No. 190 - Published November 5 1892 -11/05/2015
WORK No. 189 - Published October 29 1892 -10/29/2015
Begin at the Beginning-10/28/2015
WORK No. 188 - Published October 22 1892 -10/22/2015
Here Lies Duncan Phyfe-10/21/2015
WORK No. 187 - Published October 15 1892 -10/15/2015
WORK No. 186 - Published October 8 1892 -10/08/2015
July Fourth Weekend and Objects That Connect. -10/07/2015
WORK No. 185 - Published October 1 1892 -10/01/2015
On the Diversity of Saws-09/30/2015
WORK No. 184 - Published September 24 1892 -09/24/2015
WORK No. 183 - Published September 17 1892 -09/17/2015
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