Several years ago an elderly gentleman that I was acquainted with asked me if I’d help him do some restoration work on an old calender clock he had. Sadly, he passed away before the project began. It passed to a different friend of his, who...
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Nothing quite beats gallivanting on my Friday lunch hour to some choice estate sales. On seeing a local one recently, it looked intriguing, and I knew i had to stop there. It was on a stretch of highway notable for it’s steep climb up a ...
We all have that one project we’re loath to start (in some cases it may be more like 100 projects), due to the degree of perceived difficulty inherent to the restore. In my recent case it was a small Disston Saw. Not sure of the model, but...
My parents have owned a woodlot up in Southern Vermont for 20 years or so now. It was once part of a revolution area farm, with nothing but silent stone foundations to mark where the buildings once stood. But there were also the trees from when ...
About two weeks ago, I was browsing craigslist and saw an estate sale listed for that Friday. It promised buckets of tools, machinist equipment, and industrial stuff. It didn’t start till 11, and I knew that wasn’t gonna fly since I ...