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Lie-Nielsen Saw Sharpening Workshop – Warren, ME

There are still spots left in June’s saw sharpening class at Lie-Nielsen. If you’ve been thinking of attending, now is the time to register!   Over the course of two days, we will cover the basics of saw tooth geometry before … Continue reading

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Rebate saw-plane fence kits and my new Hardinge turret lathe

When I built my first rebate-saw plane, I had no intention of making and selling the hardware kits, but was merely trying to work out an easy to use locking and adjusting mechanism that was simple to make in my … Continue reading

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Lie-Nielsen Saw Sharpening Workshop – Warren, ME

Last year’s class was so much fun that I was delighted to be invited back to teach saw sharpening again this year at Lie-Nielsen’s beautiful headquarters in Warren, ME. If you’ve ever wanted to sharpen your own saws, I can’t … Continue reading

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Christmas orders

2017 has been an interesting year here. A significant uptick in orders, along with several family matters, has had me scrambling to keep up with orders. To all of you who patiently waited for me to ship your order, I … Continue reading

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Now carrying a few new tools (from other tool makers), books, & DVDs

I am thrilled to announce the addition of several new tools (from other tool makers), books, and DVDs to my store. Saw files: First up are 5″ blunt saw files from Glen-Drake Toolworks. Made in Japan, I count these among … Continue reading

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Win one of my Roubo frame saws (or other great prizes)

Hand tool enthusiast James Wright (Wood By Wright on YouTube) has put together a great little contest called Tool Make 2017. I love this idea – document the process of building a hand tool, give it away to someone who’s … Continue reading

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Just checking in (and an announcement for my European customers)

The last several months have been taxing on both a personal and business level; the death of my brother, an unexpected surge in orders, developing a saw sharpening class for Lie-Nielsen, and outfitting myself for upcoming woodworking shows all met … Continue reading

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Lie-Nielsen Saw Sharpening Workshop – Warren, ME

If you’ve ever wanted to sharpen your own saws, but didn’t know where to start, I can’t think of a better setting to learn the skill than at Lie-Nielsen’s headquarters in beautiful Warren, ME. Lie-Nielsen has a well-deserved reputation for … Continue reading

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New product additions

For the last few months, I’ve been working on and experimenting with frame saws. Not my Roubo frame saws, but the European style that was used by Tage Frid. Finally, and after many delays, the hardware and blades for these … Continue reading

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Christmas and new order delays

Well, the last few weeks have been a blur around here. I’m still not sure what happened, but I’ve been blindsided by a sudden influx of new orders. While I should be able to fill existing orders before Christmas, any … Continue reading

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