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Roubo Workbench #2: Gramercy Holdfasts from Marisa

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Blog entry by Dave posted 53 days ago 666 reads 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 1: Roubo Workbench Chapter1 Part 2 of Roubo Workbench series Part 3: Chapter 2 - Assembly, End Cap and Vise »

To compliment my new roubo workbench (in process) and to add to my hand tool fascination I ordered a set of 2 Gramercy holdfasts from Tools for Working Wood. The purchase was simple as with most online stores. The cost was $20 for 1 or $35 for 2 – so not being one to pass up a deal, I went with 2 for $35.

Read the remainder here:: http://www.ewingcustomcreations.com/gramercy-holdfasts-from-marisa-100

-- - Dave



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stefang

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#1 posted 53 days ago

A real nice addition to your bench Dave. As they say, the little things are important. Small courtesies like the note you got in your package are mostly a thing of the past from a time when our forbearers knew how important the human touch is. I’m glad to hear that some folks still know.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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7Footer

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#2 posted 53 days ago

Those are sweet holdfasts. Always a surprise to see anything hand-written these days, kinda gives me a sense of satisfaction though that the person checked the order before sending it out…. I could be wrong, but on the note it looks like her name is Marisa…

-- If a kid asks where rain comes from, I think a cute thing to tell him is "God is crying." And if he asks why God is crying, another cute thing to tell him is "Probably because of something you did." -

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Buckethead

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#3 posted 53 days ago

I love these. And the price is right. The first time you use them, a welling of pride inevitably arrives. They’re like magic.

-- Bucket, any person that spends 10k on a bicycle is guaranteed to be a $@I almost started to like you. -bhog

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Dave

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#4 posted 53 days ago

7Footer,

SHH dont point out that Im going blind….Or I cant read…

Embarrassed…but fixed!

Thx for the assist!

D

-- - Dave

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