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    A Smithy & A Foundry-man — Regional Meeting

    Early American Industries Association Regional Meeting – Perry Hall, Maryland A Smithy & A Foundry-man Lectures and Demonstrations on the American Blacksmith & Foundry work: casting & molding metal Saturday, September 13, 2014 8:00 am – 4:00 pm At Windy Hill Forge in Perry Hall, Maryland 3824 Schroeder Ave * Perry Hall, MD 21128 Event […]

  • Shelburne Musuem Shaker barn full of tools

    9th Annual Tool Discovery Day

    9th Annual TOOL DISCOVERY DAY Sunday, July 20, 2014 11am to 3pm At: The Chester Ranlett Tool Museum , Route 6, Eastham, MA Located behind the Swift-Daley House Museum and adjacent To the Eastham Post Office. Plenty of parking. All are welcome to a gathering of tool collectors, anyone interested in sharing their knowledge and […]

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    Fireplace and Oven Workshop At Eastfield Village

    I spent the past week out at Eastfield Village for a 5 day workshop on building a traditional fireplace and beehive oven. The class was full of Carpentry and Preservation Carpentry Students from the North Bennet Street School in Boston. We had a great time learning the ins and outs of building a traditional fireplace. […]

  • Mayflower II in Plymouth Harbor

    Oak Lumber Needed for Plimoth Plantation

    Reprinted news brief from 2013. Plimoth Plantation, Plymouth, Massachusetts—Plimoth Plantation announced today an appeal for white oak lumber to help repair Mayflower II, the full-scale reproduction of the Mayflower that sailed to Plymouth in 1620. The Museum hopes to promote an awareness of this need and to receive help in locating sources for these materials. […]

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    Decoding Smith’s ‘Key’

    The following article was recently published in ‘American Period Furniture, 2013′, the annual publication of the Society of American Period Furniture Makers . I wrote the article to chronicle my study of Joseph Smith’s ‘Key’. I hope you find it enjoyable. -Matt Cianci Joseph Smith was an English engraver working around the turn of the 18th century, and […]

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  • Harley Earl at the Drawing Board

    Web Site Upgrades

    Welcome to the new EAIA web site! This site took a while to develop, but I hope that you will enjoy your visit. Some highlights of the new site include: Highlights: All New Website WordPress Based Support for Blogs New Photo Galleries New Opportunities to Contact Committees and other EAIA Members Calendar of Events Chronicle […]

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Preserving historic trades and crafts is important to us, this article wonders about the #future

The last craftsmen in England?

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Can the clog makers, basket weavers and wood turners pass on their skills to the next generation, before it is too late?

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Header Image for 2014 Regional Meeting

A Smithy & A Foundry-man — Regional Meeting

Early American Industries Association Regional Meeting – Perry Hall, Maryland A Smithy & A Foundry-man Lectures and Demonstrations on the American Blacksmith & Foundry work: casting & molding metal Saturday, September 13, 2014 8:00 am – 4:00 pm At Windy Hill Forge in Perry Hall, Maryland 3824 Schroeder Ave * Perry Hall, MD 21128 Event […]

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Shelburne Musuem Shaker barn full of tools

9th Annual Tool Discovery Day

9th Annual TOOL DISCOVERY DAY Sunday, July 20, 2014 11am to 3pm At: The Chester Ranlett Tool Museum , Route 6, Eastham, MA Located behind the Swift-Daley House Museum and adjacent To the Eastham Post Office. Plenty of parking. All are welcome to a gathering of tool collectors, anyone interested in sharing their knowledge and […]

Learn More
980 x 550 To Look Good As a Featured Image

Fireplace and Oven Workshop At Eastfield Village

I spent the past week out at Eastfield Village for a 5 day workshop on building a traditional fireplace and beehive oven. The class was full of Carpentry and Preservation Carpentry Students from the North Bennet Street School in Boston. We had a great time learning the ins and outs of building a traditional fireplace. […]

Learn More