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The Erie canal was completed on October 26, 1825, it’s completion opened the areas west of theĀ Appalachian Mountains to settlement and trade. Shortly after, Milwaukee began as a Great Lakes port and further opened the Midwest to a second migration … Continue reading

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The Gun Stocker’s Trick

I’m not positive where this trick really came from, I didn’t invent it , I got it out of a book on carving and fitting rifle stocks. I’m sure other trades must have used similar techniques for ever in the … Continue reading

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Painted Chest with Drawers

Here is an example of William and Mary painted chests of drawers. I have always liked the look of these painted pieces and wanted to try building somethingĀ  with this feel for a long time. Two years ago I acquired … Continue reading

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