Quercus Magazine - Summer 2020
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Quercus Magazine - Summer 2020
QM01 Summer 2020 On the Cover Kilted Countersinks - Ethan Sincox studies vintage tools Features Welsh Stick Models -Rudy Everts’ John Brown tribute The Innovation of Chairs - John Brown v John Makepeace? The Titanic Challenge - Richard Arnold makes a handrail by hand Wycombe Windsors - John Mayes visits UK’s chair capital Tensioning a Backsaw -How to straighten a backsaw easily A...
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Quercus Magazine - Autumn 2020
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Quercus Magazine - Autumn 2020
QM02 Autumn 2020 Well known woodworkers and toolmakers featured or contributing include: Bill Carter, Mike Abbott, Derek Jones, James Mursell, Richard Arnold, The Kilted Woodworker, BJS Planes, Robin Gates, Mitsuru Hochi, Klaus Skrudland, and many more. Subjects include sharpening by hand, spokeshaves, chairmaking, shaving horses, axe restoration, wooden plough planes, and much more ...
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Quercus Magazine - November/December 2020
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Quercus Magazine - November/December 2020
QM03 November/December 2020 This issue there are new contributors, and some tips and suggestions from reader workshops, as well as upgrades and redesigns of projects and devices published in the previous issue. On the cover The Modern Shaving Horse - Mike Abbott shows how to make a quick-build clamp from planed timber Features Fitting a Planing Stop - Robin Gates upgrades a workbench Q&A...
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Quercus Magazine - January/February 2021
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Quercus Magazine - January/February 2021
QM04 January/February 2021 Features: Women and Children First Jenny Bower takes to woodwork and becomes a chair maker inspiring & her daughter, as do other woodworkers Fitting Drawer Runners Derek Jones on joints The Red Blue Chair The comfy uncomfy 20thC icon Making Slöjd Coathooks Jögge Sundqvist's project The Better Bench Hook Robin Gates upgrades How to Cleave Mike...
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Quercus Magazine - March/April 2021
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Quercus Magazine - March/April 2021
QM05 March/April 2021 Features: Making stave baskets The skills and making of a heritage craft with John Williamson The anatomy of drawers Derek Jones compares slips and grooves Planemaking Learn about making an 18th Century plane with Richard Arnold Scrolls saws v coping saws Robin Gates chooses a simple saw for shaping The history of axes Brett McCleod reveals the originals of the American...
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Quercus Magazine - May/June 2021
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Quercus Magazine - May/June 2021
QM06 May/June 2021 Outline This issue of Quercus features a profile of Mike Abbott, an icon and pioneer of greenwoodworking, who has inspired and taught so many professionals and enthusiasts, particularly making chairs. Elsewhere you will learn how Greenwood Days has adapted its courses to meet Covid-19 guidelines; how in the USA Maplewoodwoodshop has created a system for bringing woodwork &...

Quercus Magazine - July/August 2021
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Quercus Magazine - July/August 2021
QM07 July/August 2021 Sharpening and workbench design are key features of the July/August issue of Quercus. Richard Wile offers tips on setting up a stone station for quicker, better sharpening and honing of chisels and plane irons. John Lloyd shows how to sharpen a carving gouge with ‘in-cannel- bevel, while Sean Hellman saves time and pennies by mending a broken bandsaw blade. Then there...
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Quercus Magazine - September/October 2021
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Quercus Magazine - September/October 2021
QM08 September/October 2021 Summary The latest issue of Quercus is dedicated to toolmaking. Rex Krueger enthuses how he makes simple tools using chisels instead of plane irons to make toolmaking simple and inexpensive. You’ll be inspired by the travishers produced by Claire Minihan and the marking tools by Derek Jones. Doug Stowe makes his own hook knives for carving spoons. Michelle Mateo...

Quercus Magazine - November/December 2021
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Quercus Magazine - November/December 2021
QM09 November/December 2021 Summary The latest issue of Quercus features Jennie Alexander, author of Make a Chair from a Tree, with an extract from her new edition of perhaps the most significant of chairmaking books. You’ll find all the jigs and devices to make a post and rung chair, while elsewhere this issue Laura Mays tells how Krenov School students make a wooden plane the day they...
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Quercus Magazine - January/February 2022
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Quercus Magazine - January/February 2022
QM10 January/February 2022 Summary Woodworking’s most influential author, tutor and maker gives an exclusive interview in the latest issue of Quercus Magazine. Paul Sellers has had a most significant impact for beginners and enthusiasts keen to develop new skills and techniques, arguing that you only need to learn three joints to make anything. We test an innovative new honing guide, for...
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Quercus Magazine - March/April 2022
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Quercus Magazine - March/April 2022
QM11 March/April 2022 The Quercus March/April 2022 issue (QM11) pays homage to the famous chairmaker, and the magazine’s co-founder, John Brown, with tributes from well-known woodworkers worldwide, including Christopher Schwarz, Chris Williams, Drew Langsner and Kenneth Kortemeier, and the lessons they learned from John. In the second instalment of our exclusive interview, Paul Sellers shares...
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Quercus Magazine - May/June 2022
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Quercus Magazine - May/June 2022
QM12 May/June 2022 The May issue of Quercus features an extract from Christopher Schwarz’s significant book on the making of Stick Chairs. The article will focus on the choosing of timber for chairmaking, written by one of the most well-known and influential of woodworkers worldwide. There will be more about router planes, featuring the making Paul Sellers’ toolmaking kits. Quercus...
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Surfer Airplane Wooden KitSurfer Airplane Wooden Kit
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Surfer Airplane Wooden Kit
The new Sky Surfer launches planes in a predictable and repeatable way – for testing your airplane designs so you can figure out the best way to make planes for long flights, returning flights and those fancy trick flights like loop-de-loops, and landing in the cat bowl. An easy to make and use kit with foam pads, extra elastics and a world of great individual and family fun – learning...
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Quercus Magazine - November/December 2022
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Quercus Magazine - November/December 2022
QM15 November/December 2022 Anne of All Trades, perhaps the most famous and influential of all woodworkers today, has given Quercus an exclusive interview, with a life story of her remarkable life. She has 285,000 followers on Instagram, and has some of the most innovative and enjoyable video blogs. Of course, that’s far from it all in the latest issue of Quercus…. • The well-known...
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Shinwa Compass with Pencil LeadShinwa Compass with Pencil Lead
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Shinwa Compass with Pencil Lead
A well made Shinwa compass which is capable of of drawing circles comfortably up to 300mm in diameter. When you use the extension arm this can be extended to almost 600mm in diameter. Geared pivot for smooth operation, and will hold the arms in position in use. Includes 4 replacement pencil leads and the extension arm.
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Shinwa Protractor No.184 Chrome FinishShinwa Protractor No.184 Chrome Finish
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Shinwa Protractor No.184 Chrome Finish
Center lock nut has a needle built-in so that it can be pushed to create a mark. Measures 0 - 180° with a reverse scale. 150mm stainless steel blade with a hard chrome coating for easy reading (and a 100mm scale). 90mm wide body.
£30.00 inc VAT

Shinwa Protractor No.19 Chrome FinishShinwa Protractor No.19 Chrome Finish
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Shinwa Protractor No.19 Chrome Finish
Measures 0 - 180° with a reverse scale. 150mm stainless steel blade with a hard chrome coating for easy reading (and a 100mm scale). 90mm wide body.
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Compound Curve Spoon Knife (Left Handed)Compound Curve Spoon Knife (Left Handed)
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Compound Curve Spoon Knife (Left Handed)
A high quality spoon knife from Wood Tools designed for use with a combined 30 years of spoon carving experience. The knives are made from an excellent high alloy steel, very hard and tough so they hold an edge for a long time. They come razor sharp and ready to use. The handles are beech and around 7.5″ long, allowing for a great range of grips to be used efficiently. This compound curve...
£45.00 inc VAT

Compound Curve Spoon Knife (Right Handed)Compound Curve Spoon Knife (Right Handed)
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Compound Curve Spoon Knife (Right Handed)
A high quality spoon knife from Wood Tools designed for use with a combined 30 years of spoon carving experience. The knives are made from an excellent high alloy steel, very hard and tough so they hold an edge for a long time. They come razor sharp and ready to use. The handles are beech and around 7.5″ long, allowing for a great range of grips to be used efficiently. This compound curve...
£45.00 inc VAT
Open Curve Spoon Knife (Left Handed)Open Curve Spoon Knife (Left Handed)
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Open Curve Spoon Knife (Left Handed)
A high quality spoon knife from Wood Tools designed for use with a combined 30 years of spoon carving experience. The knives are made from an excellent high alloy steel, very hard and tough so they hold an edge for a long time. They come razor sharp and ready to use. The handles are beech and around 7.5″ long, allowing for a great range of grips to be used efficiently. The open curve spoon...
£45.00 inc VAT

Open Curve Spoon Knife (Right Handed)Open Curve Spoon Knife (Right Handed)
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Open Curve Spoon Knife (Right Handed)
A high quality spoon knife from Wood Tools designed for use with a combined 30 years of spoon carving experience. The knives are made from an excellent high alloy steel, very hard and tough so they hold an edge for a long time. They come razor sharp and ready to use. The handles are beech and around 7.5″ long, allowing for a great range of grips to be used efficiently. The open curve spoon...
£45.00 inc VAT
Spoon Knife Sheath - Fire HoseSpoon Knife Sheath - Fire Hose
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Spoon Knife Sheath - Fire Hose
A well made sheath from Wood Tools that will age beautifully and protect the edge of the tool and the user for many years. These spoon knife sheaths are made to perfectly fit all our spoon knives. The sheaths are made from recycled decommisioned fire hose from a local fire station which is super tough and cut-resistant. We love that it also saves the hoses from landfill, and gives them a new lease...
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Spoon Knife Sheath - LeatherSpoon Knife Sheath - Leather
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Spoon Knife Sheath - Leather
A well made sheath from Wood Tools will age beautifully and protect the edge of the tool and the user for many years. These spoon knife sheaths are made to perfectly fit all our spoon knives. The sheaths are made from top quality leather made specially for us by Clayton’s at Chesterfield, one the UK’s last traditional tanneries. The leather is thick and tough yet incredibly flexible...
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The Large Carving AxeThe Large Carving Axe
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The Large Carving Axe
A large head with a long cutting edge, a flat grind for carving and a curvy ergonomic handle. A textured handle gives it beautiful grip in use. This heavier version of the Wood Tools carving axe is ideal for larger work like bowl carving, or for the stronger carver who is looking for something with a bit more power. The natural wood materials and hand grinding means there will be some aesthetic...
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The Large Carving Axe SheathThe Large Carving Axe Sheath
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The Large Carving Axe Sheath
These Wood Tools axe sheaths will fit their Large Carving Axe. The sheath is made of full grain veg tanned leather from Clayton’s of Chesterfield. These sheaths are made with strong rivets and brass press studs. They are a snug fit and will keep the sharp edge of your axe safe for many years. As with all natural materials, the leather will vary from batch to batch. Made in Sheffield
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The Woodland AxeThe Woodland Axe
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The Woodland Axe
Introducing the Wood Tools ‘Bushcraft axe’ with an extra comfy handle. Their woodland axe is the perfect all round axe. Use it for everything from splitting your firewood to warm your home, to felling trees and coppice work. You can even carve a spoon with it. Take it with you on your adventures – it is the perfect size for carrying with you. Light enough to carry, heavy enough...
£59.00 inc VAT

The Woodland Axe SheathThe Woodland Axe Sheath
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The Woodland Axe Sheath
These axe sheaths from Wood Tools will fit their The Woodland Axe. This axe sheath is made of full grain veg tanned leather from Clayton’s of Chesterfield. These sheaths are made with strong rivets and brass press studs. They are a snug fit and will keep the sharp edge of your axe safe for many years. As with all natural materials, the leather will vary from batch to batch. Made Sheffield
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The Robin Wood Carving AxeThe Robin Wood Carving Axe
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The Robin Wood Carving Axe
A razor sharp axe from Wood Tools that will do anything from felling small trees to splitting firewood, where it really excels is as a carving axe. The weight of the head is 550g and the total weight around 720g (1lb 11oz), handle length is 12.5" (31cm). This is a great mid weight carving axe that most people will use easily without getting tired, yet still heavy enough to remove wood quickly. A...
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The Robin Wood Carving Axe SheathThe Robin Wood Carving Axe Sheath
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The Robin Wood Carving Axe Sheath
A well made sheath from Wood Tools will age beautifully and protect the edge of the tool and the user for many years. These sheaths are made from top quality 5mm thick veg tanned leather made by Clayton's, one the UK's last traditional tanneries at Chesterfield. An extra piece of leather runs down the centre protecting the axe blade from the rivets. Made to fit the Robin Wood carving...
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Cadi & the Cursed OakCadi & the Cursed Oak
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Cadi & the Cursed Oak
You can download an excerpt of this book here. An audio pronunciation guide to the Welsh words in the book is here. By Kara Gebhart Uhl, illustrations by Elin Manon "Cadi brought the cup’s silver rim to her lips. What she didn’t know was that buried deep in the cup’s oak sleeve were spirits’ stories, long forgotten tales of hobgoblins and demons and death and sorrow,...
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Famag Bormax 2.0 Metric Forstner Bit 5pcs Set
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Famag Bormax 2.0 Metric Forstner Bit 5pcs Set
FAMAG 5pcs Bormax 2.0 Forstner Bit set in wooden case Ø 15, 20, 25, 30, 35 mm. Alloyed tool steel, RPM- 900 - 3200 rpm. Overall height from tip to tip 90mm (57mm working depth).
£99.00 inc VAT
Famag Bormax 2.0 Imperial Forstner Bit
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Famag Bormax 2.0 Imperial Forstner Bit
Hexagonal shank for a better power transfer. Suitable for use in a drill press or freehand. Rapid drilling in soft wood, European hard wood, chipboard, MDF etc. Rapid chipping of solid wood and chipboard. Low heat development offers an incredibly long service life with highest drilling quality. Alloyed tool steel. 900 - 3200 rpm. Overall height from tip to tip 90mm (57mm working depth).
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Lee Valley 3/4" Dog Hole BushingsLee Valley 3/4" Dog Hole Bushings
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Lee Valley 3/4" Dog Hole Bushings
These 3/4" hardened steel bushings help you make an accurate dog-hole drilling guide using any 1 1/2" thick board. Knurling on the bushing provides a mechanical lock when installed in an appropriately-sized hole (1" for the 3/4" bushing), and a projecting rim ensures that it rests perpendicular to the jig's surface. Made in Canada.
£10.00 inc VAT
Replacement Carbide Rods for Veritas Scraper Burnisher for TurnersReplacement Carbide Rods for Veritas Scraper Burnisher for Turners
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Replacement Carbide Rods for Veritas Scraper Burnisher for Turners
Replacement 5° and 10° carbide rods for the Veritas Scraper Burnisher for Turners.
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Table for 1 1/2'' Wheels for Veritas Grinder Tool RestTable for 1 1/2'' Wheels for Veritas Grinder Tool Rest
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Table for 1 1/2'' Wheels for Veritas Grinder Tool Rest
This replacement table for the Veritas grinder tool rest has a wider slot to let you use it with 1 1/2" wide wheels (like 8" CBN wheels). The 4" wide aluminum table has a 1 5/8" wide slot and installs easily in place of the standard table. It has the same horizontal slot and center hole for use with sliding and rotating jigs. (For wheels narrower than 1 1/2", the standard...
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Tormek Centering Knife JigTormek Centering Knife Jig
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Tormek Centering Knife Jig
With Tormek's patented KJ-45 Centering Knife Jig, you'll get symmetrical bevels with the same angle on both sides of the knife, regardless of the thickness or geometry of the blade. Whether you're sharpening a regular kitchen knife or a thicker, tapered hunting knife, you'll get the same results on both bevels of the knife without needing to reset the jig. The KJ-45 Centering Knife...
£39.98 inc VAT

Tormek Wide Centering Knife JigTormek Wide Centering Knife Jig
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Tormek Wide Centering Knife Jig
This well-balanced, patented jig provides extra stability when sharpening knives with long, flexible blades such as fillet knives. With the KJ-140 Wide Centering Knife Jig, you achieve a symmetrical grind with the same angle on both sides of the blade. Regardless of the thickness and geometry of the blade, it will self-center in the jig, giving you the same result on both bevels. The longer clamp stabilizes...
£49.98 inc VAT
Veritas Short-Blade Honing GuideVeritas Short-Blade Honing Guide
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Veritas Short-Blade Honing Guide
A frequent challenge faced by sharpeners of all skill levels is the safe and accurate honing of small or short blades. Spokeshave, small block plane and palm plane blades are too small for most guides. This short-blade honing guide has the flexibility to hold small blades that other honing guides cannot handle. Blades up to 2 5/8" wide are easily aligned with the included registration jig for...
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Rob Cosman 3/4 Dovetail SawRob Cosman 3/4 Dovetail Saw
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Rob Cosman 3/4 Dovetail Saw
Cutting tiny dovetails (dovetails in 3/8 inch and less thick stock) is a bit challenging if using Rob's regular sized dovetail saw - it can be done, but I wanted a better saw for this application. That is why he designed his 3/4 dovetail saw. As compared to Rob's regular-sized dovetail saw, the 3/4 dovetail saw's thinner saw plate, smaller teeth, shallower depth of cut, and shorter overall...
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Gransfors Bruk Double Bit Throwing AxeGransfors Bruk Double Bit Throwing Axe
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Gransfors Bruk Double Bit Throwing Axe
From the middle of the 19th century to when the chainsaw took over the forestry industry a hundred years later, double edged axes were mainly used by forest workers in Canada and the United States. The advantage of these axes was that wor kers could sharpen each edge differently. The forestry worker only needed to carry one axe with them while having two edges. Usually, the axe had a thinner edge for...
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Worked: A Bench Guide to Hand-Tool EfficiencyWorked: A Bench Guide to Hand-Tool Efficiency
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Worked: A Bench Guide to Hand-Tool Efficiency
By: Joshua A. Klein There is a gap in most woodworking instruction. Somewhere in between tool descriptions (what they are and what they do) and step-by-step project tutorials, we are missing something vital. We may understand what a backsaw is, or what a hatchet is capable of… but how do we actually do it? How do we engage the wood with these tools? And how do we confidently proceed through...
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Mortise & Tenon Magazine - Issue 13
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Mortise & Tenon Magazine - Issue 13
TABLE OF CONTENTS “The Fiddle’s Unfolding: Tracing a Folk Tradition” – Kerry Lambertson “Fruitful Efficiency: On the Cultivation of Skill” – Joshua A. Klein “A Blacksmith’s Contribution to Woodworking” – Kenneth Schwarz “Root & Branch: Rediscovering the Uttermost Parts of a Tree” – Brendan Gaffney “From...
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Crucible Dovetail TemplateCrucible Dovetail Template
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Crucible Dovetail Template
The Crucible Dovetail Template marks out dovetail joints – both the tails and the pins – and allows you to easily and accurately lay out the angled and straight parts of the joint. This template marks out the two most common dovetail slopes, 1:6 and 1:8 (9.5° and 7.1° respectively). This solid steel template is based on a discontinued version from Woodjoy Tools. We contacted...
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Crucible Pinch RodsCrucible Pinch Rods
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Crucible Pinch Rods
Please Note: Wood is not included. While there are many ways to determine if an assembled carcase is square, the easiest method is to use “pinch rods” to compare the corner-to-corner measurements. Unlike using measurements to compare the diagonals, pinch rods do not depend on reading and remembering dimensions. So they are much less prone to error. Also, pinch rods allow you to bring...
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Crucible Sliding BevelCrucible Sliding Bevel
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Crucible Sliding Bevel
For some woodworkers – particularly chairmakers – a small sliding bevel that locks tightly is an essential tool. Most inexpensive sliding bevels can be knocked off their settings with little effort, and the results can be a disaster. Because sliding bevels guide most of the joinery in a chair, being off by 1° or 2° can ruin a workpiece. The Crucible Sliding Bevel is designed...
£255.00 inc VAT
Set of 3 Clifton Fine Scrapers
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Set of 3 Clifton Fine Scrapers
A more flexible version of the very popular Clifton scrapers - made in Sheffield, England Clifton scrapers are made of medium carbon steel with a hardness of RC40/42. This gives them the best balance of edge holding qualities and a flex in the blade for control in using the tool. Set of 3 - includes 5" x 2.1/2" rectangle, Concave/Convex & Gooseneck. 0.015" carbon steel,...
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Workshop Waist Apron from Lost Art PressWorkshop Waist Apron from Lost Art Press
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Workshop Waist Apron from Lost Art Press
Shop aprons that cover the torso are great in cold climes, but they are impractical during the summer or in heated shops. For years, we tried using tool belts for carpentry, but those are designed for a ridiculous amount of equipment and a 50’ tape measure. The solution that we love is a waist apron. It is compact and won’t leave a giant sweat stain behind like some shop aprons. And...
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Crucible Dividers - Type 2Crucible Dividers - Type 2
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Crucible Dividers - Type 2
The Crucible Dividers, Type 2, allow you to quickly adjust the tips with one hand and easily lock in an important setting with a common No. 8 screwdriver. Made from alloy steel in the United States, these dividers are designed especially for woodworking - chairs, dovetails, shelving and other furniture-scale tasks. Why are they called Type 2 dividers? The first-generation dividers were excellent,...
£130.00 inc VAT
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