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    Summer programs for kids and teens

    Skill building workshops for children and teens -- woodworking, jewelry making, calligraphy and bookbinding.

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    Posted: January 22, 2015
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    Miguel Gómez-Ibáñez named Barr Fellow

    Miguel Gómez-Ibáñez, President of North Bennet Street School has been awarded a Barr Foundation Fellowship. This prestigious award is made every few years to 12 leaders in the City of Boston. Read more about the fellowship program. Read more about the 2015 Fellows.

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    Posted: January 5, 2015
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    Special edition NBSS tool

    John Economaki of Bridge City Tool Works designs the highest quality woodworking tools. His work was exhibited at
    the Museum of Contemporary Craft in Portland, Oregon and NBSS is working with John to bring the exhibit to NBSS in March 2015. You can support the exhibit and own a special edition Bridge City Tool Works TS-1 square for a contribution of $250 or more.

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    Posted: November 13, 2014
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    Preservation carpentry at Hatch Mill

    Built in 1753, Hatch Mill in Marshfield, Massachusetts is the last remaining water-powered up-and-down sawmill on the North River and one of the last in the United States. The mill was used through the 1960s but the last four decades have taken a toll on the historic structure. In 2004 the Hatch Mill Restoration and Preservation Group was formed. NBSS preservation carpentry students have played a vital role in the reconstruction of the timber frame mill.

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    Posted: November 5, 2014