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Weekend Anarchy

Posted on December 18th, by Andy Brownell in Gorilla Glue, Projects. 3 comments

Every so often the responsibilities of modern life can take a temporary back burner to more selfish (albeit productive) pursuits. This past weekend is a perfect example of one of those times. Admittedly, this is actually the fourth such time when I’m fortunate enough to have a week or more to do this. Every time it has been used to make significant progress on furniture projects. Two years ago I was knee-deep in building my kids two walnut beds. My purple-stained fingers, caused by the tannins, are a reminder of the byproduct of working long periods with Juglans nigra.

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The Perfect Combination

Posted on November 29th, by Andy Brownell in Around the shop, Tools. No Comments

Sometimes you come across a perfect combination of tools to completely change your woodworking experience. Using the Benchcrafted Moxon vise and the Lie-Nielsen dovetail saw is a perfect case in point. These two companies products are the Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup of dovetail cutting. Cutting the tails for my Traveling Anarchist Tool Chest made both the set-up and cutting a breeze. Both tools live up to the benefit they can deliver any user. Thanks guys. This is a game-changer for my hand tool use for sure.