Spring Rolls & Chopsticks

Guest written by Hannah Jeske My family prefers making dinner instead of going out to eat, even on vacation. On our most recent family vacation, we decided to be gourmet […]

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A Marking Knife System

Blue Spruce Toolworks is  very excited to announce our new Marking Knife System! Different projects can demand different marking solutions. Many times a single bevel spear point blade is best, […]

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Setting up Shop, New Benches

Blue Spruce Toolworks humbly started in a one car garage about 10 years ago. The garage had a few built-in benches and shelves along the walls and a large steel-framed […]

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Staying Square

Sometimes even the best laid plans take time to come to fruition. Such is the case with our new squares. I have been working on them at a slow pace […]

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Moving on. What's up for the fall?

The 2015 woodworking show season was great and I met a lot of new friends and saw some amazing sights. Here are a few highlights from my last two shows […]

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Summer Update 2015

Mid-Summer is finding us very busy at Blue Spruce Toolworks. Of particular challenge has been getting our old Kitamura milling machine up and running. Mike joined our team to refurbish […]

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Who was Sloyd and what was so special about his knife?

Everyone needs a Sloyd knife in their shop. First a little background. Sloyd was not a person. Sloyd is a word derived from the Swedish word Slöjd meaning handiwork or […]

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Good Tidings

2014 has been a very challenging but fun and exciting year for Blue Spruce Toolworks. I want to give a huge heart-felt thank-you to all of our customers who have […]

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 After a long absence we are pleased to re-introduce our bench and butt chisels. We have changed some suppliers and processes and refined the design. I believe they are better […]

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