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Three Cradles

the old saying “fake it till you make it” works more often than not. That does not apply to woodwork, however, as I can attest. Continue reading

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The Restoration of a Holtzapfell Ornamental Lathe

I had a set of John Jacob Holtzapffel’s books right beside my workbench, in the loft above our heads. And right there on the shop floor, in many, many pieces, was the lathe itself. “Can we keep it?” Continue reading

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