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Randle Holme III was the third Randle Holme to bear the name Randle Holme. Joseph Moxon was the only Joseph Moxon of his day. Got it? Both Holme and Moxon hailed from Great Britain. You can read more than you might want to read about the Holmes family here. And... Read more →

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Fret-Sawing For Pleasure And Profit: How To Use The Fret-Saw, by An Old Amateur, first published in 1877 by Henry T. Williams, New York, NY. Annotated with an essay by Gary Roberts on the historical context of "Fret-Sawing For Pleasure And Profit ' and fret-work in 19th century America. Download... Read more →

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Mechanick Exercises by Joseph Moxon 1703 Available in trade paperback print through The Toolemera Press and now available as a free download. Why? There is a thing in publishing known as The BackList. Books which have been in print for some time, have seen a good sales ratio and are... Read more →

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The Teacher's Hand-Book Of Slöjd, by Otto Salomon 1891 The essential introduction to Slöjd, or Sloyd. The Teacher's Hand-Book Of Slöjd, by Otto Salomon, was the primary teacher training text for the instructor of Slöjd based education at the Nääs School in Sweden. Slöjd, developed by Salomon, combines craft, creativity... Read more →

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