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Lister’s Workbench 1889

Nice and sturdy bench and clamp set-up.  From an article in Work magazine July 22, 1889.

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Table Saw 1889

A circular saw is a tool which no workman who has once seen it at work would care to be without, for it is a labour-saving tool of the first importance, and enables its owner to do many things with … Continue reading

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Vintage Handsaw Advertisement

A wonderful handsaw design from 1887.

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Know your tools; planes circa 1912

A reference for understanding woodworking planes. Much thought has gone into the evolution of the modern Stanley plane.

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Interesting Saw

  From 1889.  I like the combination handsaw, square, and 2 foot ruler.  Great idea.

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A Woodcarver’s Bench

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Tool Cabinet Extrordinaire

Turning saw, rasp, mechanic’s saw, panel saw, chisels, brace and bits, scratch awl, pliers, screwdrivers, dividers, bevel gauge, square, spokeshave, calipers, marking gauge, plane, vice, and workbench; all in a fancy tool chest.  Wow.

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