May 2006


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          ....TO TRADE?
          ....NEED SOMETHING?
          This is where to place your ad.
          Contact me by the first of the month.
          Mark Rand 665 27th St San Francisco CA 94131

Note to prospective buyers:

Please take note the date of the ad. Do not call the seller if you're reading an ad that is months out of date. Instead, look for more recent newsletters to see if the item is still offered.

For Sale (5/2006)

Four Cabinet Makers benches, various sizes and prices. Contact Arnie Champagne for details at or at 415/282-1704.

Classes by Arnie Champagne (5/2006)

5/13-5/14; 9/16-9/17 Krenov Style Wooden Plane Making Class. Focus on tool sharpening & using the tool you just made. Call Arnie for tool list. Class size: 5 to 6 students.

6/10-11; 10/7-8 Double Bevel Marquetry. For contemporary furniture with emphasis on the art of working with hand cut veneers to create pictures on jewelry boxes and like items. Focus on inlaying, parquetry, book matching etc. Demonstrating joining & pressing techniques.

7/1-2; 11/11-12 Hand Cut Dovetails. Focus on through and blind dovetails in a box or properly constructed drawer.

For details, contact Arnie Champagne at or 415/282-1704.

For Sale (5/2006)

Columbian Quick Acting Vise, New $100 and a Wilton Bench Vise, Used but in excellent condition $55. Contact Stan Booker at 510 522-7879 or

Estimator needed (5/2006)

A cabinet maker building kitchen cabinets, home theaters, etc needs an experienced woodworker to do estimating. Contact Per Madsen for information at or 415 928-4509