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New Classes

Over the last two years and especially the last couple months we’ve gotten multiple request to offer a roubo workbench class. So I’m putting the line out to see how much interest we really have in a new class, before investing all the time and effort into developing and scheduling the class. I’m thinking it […]

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“Handwork in Wood” – Wood Hand Tools, Part Ten: Wood Braces and Squares

The following comes from William Noyes’s 1910 classic, Handwork in Wood. See our previous Handwork in Wood posts here. B. Tools for holding other tools: Wood Braces The brace or bit-stock, Fig. 185, holds all sorts of boring tools as well as screwdrivers, dowel-pointers, etc. The simple brace or bit-stock consists of a chuck, a handle, and a knob, and is sufficient for […]

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