Category Archives: Harpsichords and Spinets

The Toothing Plane: A Tool of Our Time

Okay, everyone, prepare to be re-acquainted with what could be construed as one of an 18th century woodworker’s secret weapons. (Drum rolls, please.) The toothing plane, a tool that has gotten me out of more difficult situations than I care … Continue reading

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Why Harpsichords in a Cabinet Shop?

A regular question we get from visitors is: why do we have a harpsichord maker?  Fair enough, so to introduce what hopefully will be regular and useful contributions to this site, I’ll answer this question and justify my existence here … Continue reading

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