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 The Work Magazine Reprint Project

WORK No. 144 - Published December 19, 1891

12/19/2014

Tags:Woodworking Tools and Techniques,Historical Subjects,Misc.
ARTICLES FOUND IN THIS ISSUE: MODERN WALL COVERINGS • A TUNING METRONOME AND MONOCHORD FOR AMATEUR TUNERS AND MUSICAL INSTRUMENT BUILDERS • HOW TO MAKE A DOOR • CONSTRUCTIVE STRENGTH IN METAL WORK • SUB-STAGE AND POLARISCOPE FOR MICROSCOPE • SHORT LESSONS IN WOOD-WORKING FOR AMATEURS • STAGE CARPENTRY • OUR GUIDE TO GOOD...more..
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WORK No. 143 - Published December 12, 1891

12/12/2014

Tags:Woodworking Tools and Techniques,Historical Subjects,Misc.
ARTICLES FOUND IN THIS ISSUE: AN ATMOSPHERIC INCUBATOR: HOW TO MAKE AND WORK IT • SHORT LESSONS IN WOOD-WORKING FOR AMATEURS • KNOTTING, SPLICING, AND WORKING CORDAGE • AN ARTISTS SKETCHING EASEL • THE WINTER CARE OF CYCLES • TRAMMELS: THEIR USES, AND HOW TO MAKE THEM • MAKING THE BEST OF A BAD HOUSE • OUR GUIDE TO GOOD...more..
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 Joel's Blog at Tools for Working Wood

Diamond Sharpening - Introduction

12/11/2014

Tags:Woodworking Tools and Techniques
In the past 30 years sharpening with diamond stones has gotten more and more popular. Some teachers, notably Paul Sellers have been huge advocates of the technology, and more and more people are using diamonds for some of all or their hand sharpening needs. The largest US maker of diamond stones for sharpening, and one of the best is DMT and lately we have started to stock most of their entire...more..
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Professional Status

12/03/2014

Tags:Product News, Sales, and Promotions
Dr. Matt Taylor , a physicist and project scientist for the Rosetta mission (the team that landed a probe on a moving comet) recently gained fame for reporting on the mission on the BBC - while wearing a lurid bowling shirt. You could make the case that he singlehandedly jazzed up the image of scientists all over the world, and if that's so, perhaps we owe him a debt of gratitude. It did...more..
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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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 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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This Weekend: Maker Faire AND The Saturday Market Project at The London Design Festival-09/19/2014
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The English Arts & Crafts Movement-09/17/2014
WORK No. 130 - Published September 12, 1891-09/12/2014
Maker Faire 2014 - Sept 20-21, NYC - My presentation-09/10/2014
WORK No. 129 - Published September 5, 1891-09/05/2014
Woodwork On The Streets - And Other News-09/03/2014
WORK No. 128 - Published August 29, 1891-08/29/2014
WORK No. 127- Published August 22, 1891-08/22/2014
Ken Hawley, MBE 1927-2014-08/21/2014
WORK No. 126 - Published August 15, 1891-08/15/2014
WORK No. 125- Published August 8, 1891-08/08/2014
WORK No. 124- Published August 1, 1891-08/01/2014
King Lear and the Common-07/30/2014
WORK No. 123- Published July 25, 1891-07/25/2014
WORK No. 122- Published July 18, 1891-07/18/2014
Summer Reading: Factory Man-07/16/2014
WORK No. 121- Published July 11, 1891-07/11/2014
WORK No. 120- Published July 4, 1891-07/04/2014
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Full Chisel Blog
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Rude Mechanicals Press(Megan Fitzpatrick)
UnpluggedShop.com - Hand Tool News
The Woodshop Bug
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