Category Archives: Announcements

Upcoming Lie-Nielsen Hand Tool Event® – Berea, KY

More years ago than I’d dare admit to, I picked up a copy of Wallace Nutting’s Furniture Treasury at an estate sale and began leafing through it. I had never heard of him, but a quick peek at the copious illustrations … Continue reading

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Upcoming event – Connecticut Valley School of Woodworking

Bob Van Dyke runs a great woodworking school over in Manchester, CT, and has been hosting an open house event for nearly twenty years. Since Bob has personally guaranteed the weather for the weekend, I will be setting up to … Continue reading

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2018 Lie-Nielsen Open House & Lobster Bake

The Lie-Nielsen Open House kicks off in two weeks, and as a hand tool lover I can’t imagine another place I’d rather be for the weekend. Nearly thirty top tool makers and woodworkers from across the country and abroad will converge … Continue reading

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New Australian retailer: The Wood Works Book & Tool Co.

While I ship to dozens of countries, postage costs can often approach or exceed the purchase cost on many of my items. Australian customers now have another option for buying my saw parts – The Wood Works Book & Tool Co. in … Continue reading

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Saw sharpening notes

As I have previously mentioned in this space, I am teaching saw sharpening at a Lie-Nielsen workshop in June. As part of my preparation for doing so, I have put together a few pages of notes on how I sharpen … 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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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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