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The Chris Schwarz Blog

Workbenches of Cotehele

On my day off from teaching at David Savage’s shop, David and his wife, Carol, insisted on taking me over the border...

The Silk Road of Monkey Tales

Marco Polo is one of my heroes. Thats him and his fellow travelers on my favorite map the Catalan Atlas of 1375 by...

Original Plans for an 18th-century Spice Box. Starting at $15,000

Early price sheets, notes on shop practice and shop drawings from the early 18th century are quite rare. So it’s a...

‘By Hound & Eye’ is Here. Special Offer Ending

We’ve just received our shipment of “By Hound Eye” – the cartoon workbook that will open your eyes to the hidden...

Watch the Trailer for the ‘Virtuoso’ DVD

I’ve just signed off on the final details of our latest DVD, a companion to our book “Virtuoso: The Tool Cabinet and Workbench of H.O. Studley.” During our four-year...

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