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  • Tools of the Trades
  • The Sharpening Bench
  • Holding on (vises and vices)
  • The Joinery corner.
  • Making your own tools.
  • The Finishing Room
  • The Library (selected reading)
  • The Class Room (All the fine folks that have learned the art of making wooden spokeshaves from me. )
  • Projects
  • Photo Gallery
  • Further Explorations (Links to other folks' stuff)

  • * Neanderthal

    1(n): One who participates in mysterious, quasi religious rituals involving wood, iron, and hi-carbon steel, and who periodically wander aimlessly across state lines in a futile attempt to satisfy their insatiable lust for the relics and paraphernalia required by their twisted practices. 2:
    (alt. v - to Neanderthal) to go on pilgrimages to holy sites known only to those who partake of the Challis of Stanley - see PATINA, Crane's, M-WTCA, Leachmeister's Cave, most of the state of Massachusetts.