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In The Shop: Gokojo's James Crannell

In The Shop: Gokojo's James Crannell

"Reclaimed wood's tough," explains James Crannell. "These are boards that have been in a home for 100-plus years. So they've twisted, and bowed, and weathered and cracked." He pulls a battered piece of lumber from a rack of his shop in Chicago. "I ha…

When "Made in America" matters--and when it doesn't

A good friend of mine--and I'd call him a "globalist" to his face--recently posed a question over a couple of beers: "What difference does it make where my products are made?" The answer I gave him was a knee-jerk amalgam of stale platitudes. "Mad…

They're here--Electric Branding Irons by Gearheart Industry!

Well, folks, it took a while to get it developed, but it was worth the wait. Variable power, a spring-loaded pivoting head, and dual high-output heating elements make this drill-press mounted iron a force to be reckoned with! Of course it's made in t…
Sneak Peek | Electric Branding Irons USA

Sneak Peek | Electric Branding Irons USA

It's been a busy Spring so far at Gearheart Industry! We've got a lot of R&D work going on. Here's a quick glance at some products we'll be introducing this season:Integrated-torch BrandsThe brass branding platen and integrated 15,000 BTU torch on th…
Commemorating Your Wedding Day

Commemorating Your Wedding Day

Commemorating the big dayOne of the most important aspects of planning a wedding is to come up with cool ways of incorporating you and your partner’s personalities into the overall look and theme. There are a ton of ways to go about doing this—slide…