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Reproducing Some Chippendale Period Brasses

My happy association with fine British and Irish furniture over several decades has lead to some interesting finds and spoils through auctions and private dealings. A fortuitous encounter turned up a complete set of pristine, pure Chippendale handles (fig. 1). … Continue reading

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Refurbishing an Old Stanley Socket Chisel

When I retired, I packed all my tools into a big wooden chest and happily shipped them off to my son. Now, in my woodworking renaissance, I find I don’t like the majority of new chisels currently on offer, so … Continue reading

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