Monthly Archives: January 2016

The Adirondack Guideboat-A Christmas Toy (tool)

I have always admired the Lie Nielsen hand tools.  They seemed to me to be the Cadillac of the trade.  When I saw them demonstrated at Hearne Hardwoods this fall I decided that the low angle block plane would make … Continue reading

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The Adirondack Guideboat-Where did it come from?

The origins of the Adirondack guideboat have always puzzled me.  Did it evolve entirely within the Adirondacks?  I believe it did.  The early Adirondack settlers were dependent on boats to move about in a land that was devoid of any … Continue reading

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