If you’ve ever met Dave
Jeske at Blue Spruce Toolworks, then you don’t have to read the next
sentence. You already know he is one of the nicest, most honest and
talented toolmakers working today.
Jeske sent out his tool
newsletter this week and there was a new item offered: tool rolls. I saw
Jeske’s personal tool rolls at Woodworking in America and they are
sweet. They were made by his now-17-year-old daughter Hannah, and he
wasn’t selling them.
Now Hannah is making the tool rolls for sale
in three sizes to help fund a class trip to Washington, D.C. The rolls
are made from cotton duck, have room for 12 tools and have flaps to
protect the blades (very important in my book).
The tool rolls
are $30 each for the small and medium sizes, and $35 for the large. They
are going to be available for a limited time. So do what I did: Get on
your keyboard, order one for yourself and help Hannah get to our
You can read all about the tool rolls and order one at the Blue Spruce web site.
— Christopher Schwarz