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Everything you may or may not have wanted to know about Hide Glue from The Keystone Glue Company of Williamsport, Pennsylvania, manufacturers of Hide Glue, comes: The Glue Handbook Download KeystoneGlueHandbookSecured And, Doing The Gluing Download DoingTheGluingKeystone_secured Afternote: Doing The Gluing is available in print through the Toolemera Press Shop... Read more →

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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. "Fret... Read more →

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If you have ever wondered about the ubiquitous file or rasp, from whence it came and how it was made, what types there are and to what purposes they were intended, here is your answer as a Free Download, or, if you so prefer, you can purchase the reprint which... Read more →

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For your edification and enjoyment, a free download of the complete C. E. Jennings & Co. Trade Catalog, August 1, 1901, also featured as a Toolemera Press reprint if you so desire a high resolution trade paper edition which also supports my publishing endeavors. Thank you. Download CEJenningsCat1901CSWebSec Purchase the... 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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