The Heritage Flag Company, out of Southern Pines, North Carolina, handcrafts these beautiful wooden flags from reclaimed barrels. Their flags represent the American spirit and are dedicated to all the men, women and families that have served the USA. 50 Built has the┬áSmall Batch Flag, and it fits perfect above the fireplace. It has become the focal point of our home, a conversation starter with guests, and a proud artifact that will be handed down from generation to generation. The Small Batch is 24.5″ x 13″ and weighs in at 12lbs. It is sturdy and has a rustic beauty to it with the contrast of the old barrel age and the imagery of an American flag. Two hooks are mounted on the back of the flag, with felt covering the rear wood surface so it can rest softly, and firmly, against the wall. The Small Batch retails for $199. A…Continue Reading
The Adjustable Clamp Company has been around since 1905 and hold many of the original patents on their various clamps. They are the makers of the Jorgensen and Pony clamp lines and tools. Today we are reviewing the 3724 24″ steel heavy duty and the 3712 steel light duty Jorgensen Bar clamps. When I was faced with the decision of a cheap (but MORE expensive) plastic imported clamp or the steel heavy duty Jorgensen clamp made in Chicago, the choice was obvious. I had used both in the past, and always preferred the steel option when available. They come with rubber edges, so if you’re clamping down a piece of delicate wood, it will not damage the grain. Both sizes I purchased have easy access to the adjustment and release lever and, when not covered in wood glue, the bars slide easily. Nice rounded wooden handles make the tightening and…Continue Reading