Monthly Archives: May 2018

Wanted: Mary Poppins’ Magic Carpet Bag

Next week is my Traveling Tool Chest class at the Port Townsend School of Woodworking, and given that it’s a 37-hour drive and a boat ride or two away from Cincinnati, I’m getting on a plane instead and checking my … Continue reading

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Donor-Made – EAIA 2018

At the 2018 Early American Industries Association annual meeting (held this year in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania), one of the things I most enjoyed (beyond meeting everyone, of course!) was the silent auction, to which members donate items to raise money for … Continue reading

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Rude Mechanicals Press Privacy Policy

I’ve been inundated with privacy policy updates from the various sites on which I’ve accounts (I’m sure you have been, too!), and by Shopify to ensure that the Rude Mechanicals Press (RMP) store privacy policy is in compliance with the … Continue reading

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Early Woodworking Machinery

The 2018 Early American Industries Association Annual Meeting is in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, this year, and after a blue-sky day of visiting the Moravian Museum and sites, the Kemerer Museum and Bethlehem Steel, this evening we met up at the National … Continue reading

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The Square, Plate 13, Figure 11

Fig. 11 the square, a b c the outer square, d e f the inner square, a d e the stock or handle, b c f e the blade. §56. The Square, Plate 13, Figure 11. Consists of two rectangular … Continue reading

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‘Mechanic’s Companion’ Now Available for Pre-publication Orders

  I’ve now sent to the printer Peter Nicholson’s “Mechanic’s Companion”; it is scheduled to ship to my driveway in late June, then a few days later out to buyers (just as soon as I train the cats to wrap … Continue reading

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New Woodworking Classes at LAP

Registration will be live at Eventbrite Wednesday morning (5/9/18) at 9 a.m. EDT for the classes I announced here a couple of weeks back, as well as for two sector sessions from Brendan Gaffney and a chip carving class from … Continue reading

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