Monthly Archives: February 2019

FORP III Registration Opens Friday, March 1

From October 14-18 , I’ll be in Barnesville, Georgia, at Bo Childs’ shop for the third French Oak Roubo Project (FORP III) alongside Jameel Abraham and Father John Abraham (the organizers), Christopher Schwarz, John Hoffman, Ron Brese, Will Meyrs, Don … Continue reading

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My Ridiculous Favorite ATC Touch

I love everything about my new “Anarchist’s Tool Chest.” It’s now easy for me to find just the tool I need in one quick grab…without having to dig through piles of stuff or check multiple boxes. And it’s but a … Continue reading

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Butt Hinge Installation

Here’s a pictorial how-to I promised to students in my “Anarchist’s Tool Chest” class – might as well post it publicly…so y’all can tell me I should have built a router template. I know there are many ways to cut … Continue reading

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Bench Maintenance (Long Overdue)

If you’ve ever asked me about my LVL bench, you’ve heard me praise the top – still dead flat, after 10 years! – and curse the base, because the LVL in the legs compressed from the pressure of the leg … Continue reading

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More Tool Chest Storage Ideas

Someone on IG asked about storing backsaws in the lid of a tool chest, which immediately made me think of my grandfather’s chest – he had all his saws stored on the underside of the lid, which, like the “Anarchist’s … Continue reading

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Tools & Chest for Sale at LAP Saturday

If you follow me on Instagram, you know I’ve been putting finish on my new “Anarchist’s Tool Chest” for as many days as I spent making it. (Because I’m an idiot and didn’t test my topcoat, then had to strip … Continue reading

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New Rabbit Hole: Folger British Book Illustrations

I follow the Folger Shakespeare Library on social media primarily for the Shakespeare, but today on Instagram, the library announced its new project: British Book Illustrations, with more than 10,000 images, which are searchable by keywords, from early books. So … Continue reading

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