Maine Fiber Frolic 2017 Poster
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Shop Small Saturday

Small Business Saturday is a GOOD IDEA. That the day after Black Friday is designated makes a lot of sense. People, that is just about ALL of us, and especially the news media, are talking and thinking shopping.        [….read more]

Doing the Math: 2 x One of Two-of-a-Kind

I thought fiber folks might be interested in seeing pictures of a couple of rare “One of Two-of-a-Kind” Hatchtown tools:

a square-shafted low whorl spindle and nøstepinde-sort-of-thingy that is both a Wraps Per Inch gauge AND a 6″ ruler.

The spindle and the thingy date back to the mid-90’s. In both cases I had been commissioned by a customer to turn something unique — a        [….read more]

Welcome to WoodShop News

If all goes well this will be the first post (yes, this is really a blog, but we’re not calling it that cuz it might scare folks) in the brandy new Hatchtown Farm “words from the woodshop” page on the website.

Testing …Testing Can you hear me now.