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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
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    NBSS wins two preservation achievement awards

    NBSS was a double winner in the 2014 Boston Preservation Alliance Preservation Achievement Awards. The First Parish Church of Dorchester, worked on by teams of NBSS preservation carpentry students over several years won an award and the new NBSS facility at 150 North Street also won a preservation achievement award. The teams for both projects were honored at the October award ceremony. Pictured here, Reverend Arthur R. Lavoie from the church (left) and NBSS preservation carpentry instructor Rich Friberg.

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    Posted: November 3, 2014
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    Learn a new skill

    One-day, weekend, week-long and evening options... bookbinding, woodworking, calligraphy and jewelry making. There's something for everyone. 15% discount for new workshop students and graduates of NBSS full-time programs.

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    Posted: September 15, 2014