Photos By Patrick Cuoahy

woodworking. From a visitors gangway above, one looks down into a cav-ernous shop filled with machines from the 19th and earlv 20th centuries. Here, apprentices and journeymen are turning out decorative parts for Victorian houses, using the same skills woodworkers did KM) years ago.

The machines range in age from a 1 .^0-year-old tenoner to a giant 19-iOs* era resawing handsaw with a »-in.-wide blade and a 36-in. throat, line salvaged each machine from the scrap pile, and

Exposed cogs and gears are part of the charm—and danger—of the old machines.

Exposed cogs and gears are part of the charm—and danger—of the old machines.

every one has a unique history. Take the monster at right. Eric found what he thought was a junked "planer" rusting away in some

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