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 Joel's Blog at Tools for Working Wood

Sawmaking returns to 26th Street


Tags:Product News, Sales, and Promotions,Historical Subjects
As you can see Tim is standing on our new (used) pallet shelving, as he fastens it to the wall of our new space at 112 26th street. Moving into any old building is an adventure and this coming Friday is the massive "move the inventory day". We are packing through Thursday night and hopefully, the trucks will show up on time. Otherwise... well let's just not go there. Next week we will be at the...more..
Comments: 3

New Space - New Plans - Too Much to Do!


Tags:Product News, Sales, and Promotions
"Why do you have a picture of a truck in your woodworking blog?" you may be thinking. Good question! And good news to offer in response: we're moving! This is the first glimpse inside our new space at 112 26th Street in the Gowanus section of Brooklyn. The new space is located only a few blocks from where we are now and as of yesterday the heat is on! The best part is that after eight years on...more..
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 The Work Magazine Reprint Project

WORK - An Illustrated Journal of Practice and Theory


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.src=p+'://';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


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.src=p+'://';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


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.src=p+'://';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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 Ben's Brooklyn Build-It Blog

Marching On


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..
Comments: 6

Brooklyn Guild


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..
Comments: 6

Working Hard? or Hardly Woodworking in America


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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 Joel's Blog
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 Work Magazine
Newer Entries...
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
WORK No. 182 - Published September 10 1892 -09/10/2015
Woodcarving At Coney Island-09/09/2015
WORK No. 181 - Published September 3 1892 -09/03/2015
The Philadephia Museum of Art and Festool Fall News-09/02/2015
WORK No. 180 - Published August 27 1892-08/27/2015
WORK No. 179 - Published August 20 1892 -08/20/2015
Older Entries...
Some Interesting Woodworking Blogs
Adam Cherubini
Tom Fidgen
Full Chisel Blog
Hock Tools - The Sharpening Blog
Norse Woodsmith
Jeff Peachy (book conservation)
Pegs and 'Tails
The Produce Savant
Konrad Sauer
Another Chris Schwarz Blog
Robin Wood Woodcraft
Rude Mechanicals Press(Megan Fitzpatrick) - Hand Tool News
The Woodshop Bug
Chris Schwarz
Some Woodworking Forums
Family Woodworking
Saw Mill Creek
Wood Central
Woodwork Forums (Australia)
UK Workshop