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  • Popular Woodworking Article about Ejler Hjorth-Westh
    If you subscribe to Sharp & to the Point, the Hock Tools newsletter, you probably know that my wife Linda Rosengarten is editor-in-chief, correspondent on the spot, interviewer, photograph archivist, etc. Linda also wrote an insightful and entertaining profile of furniture-maker, Ejler Hjorth-Westh for the August issue of Popular Woodworking Magazine. Many of you had […]

  • New! Glen-Drake Saw Videos
    Kevin Glen Drake has embarked on a series of very informative promotional videos about how saws work and how to use them. The first two videos are available now with more promised soon. Glen-Drake’s saw designs are carefully considered, bringing new features and functionality to the genre. Plus, fortunately for us, Kevin does an excellent job explaining how his saws solve various problems […]

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  • WIA 2014 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina!
    Popular Woodworking Magazine proudly presents Woodworking in America! Join us at WIA 2014, the Ultimate Woodworking Weekend. This year woodworkers and toolmakers get to experience the pleasures of Winston-Salem, North Carolina, a new location for WIA. And Linda and I will be there! This will be Hock Tools‘ 7th time attending WIA. Every WIA has been rewarding in so many ways. […]

  • New Summer Classes at College of the Redwoods
    If coming to the Mendocino Coast for the sheer natural beauty of the place isn’t enough… Every summer College of the Redwoods Fine Woodworking Program offers several excellent courses. Their three-week Tools and Techniques class is always very popular and is now offered as a one-week plane-making class (the tools part) followed by two weeks […]

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Thanks for a great class today at the Connecticut Valley School of Woodworking.



Dear Bob,

I wanted to thank you again for your excellent class on dovetails.