Category Archives: News and Updates

Robust Tools Goes Solar !

This fall we installed solar panels on the roof.  Should make us 100% grid neutral when averaged over the year.  In the summer we'll make more juice than we use, and in the winter we'll use more than we make, but it should all average out in the long run.  This is how we do…
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Sam Angelo Selects Robust Tool Rests

Sam Angelo the Wyoming Woodturner has selected Robust Tool Rests to use throughout his shop and now features them on his popular YouTube Channel: Sam has over 40,000 subscribers.  In his frequent videos he shares great turning tips that all can learn from.  Robust Tool Rests feature a hardened rod on the top that…
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First Chips with Will Clark

  Will Clark It didn't take long to for Will Clark to start putting his new American Beauty through the paces when he got his new American Beauty.  Not sure what that's going to be, maybe a cool new peppermill.
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John Tandy and His AB

John Tandy and his new American Beauty. We shipped John Tandy's AB to him in April of this year and here we are just getting his pictures posted and it's almost Christmas !  Thanks John for being a great customer !
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Announcing Robust Tools 5th Annual Open House, Saturday October 14, 2017.

Featured turners Trent and Kailee Bosh will do a Father/Daughter demonstration.

Specials on all Robust products and free refreshments too.

Please see the flyer for more details.

2017 Open House Flyer

SAVE THE DATE:  Robust Tools 2017 Open House featuring Trent and Kailee Bosch is Saturday. October 14.  Door prizes, snacks and specials on Robust lathes and accessories too.  More info to follow.

Robust Delivers! Eureka Springs School of the Arts

Pictured are four of the nine Scout Lathes Robust just delivered to Eureka Springs School of the Arts in Eureka Springs, Arkansas.  The school recently got a major grant to build a 4000 square foot wood studio and they purchased nine Scout lathes and accessories.  Pictured left to right are “Buzz” local woodturner and all…
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Robust Ships American Beauty Lathes To China

While others lament the decline of manufacturing in the United States, Robust Tools is finishing its first shipment of woodturning lathes for export to mainland China. “At first we were more than a little skeptical of the arrangement” said Brent English, President of Robust Tools. “With inexpensive tools made in China dominating the US market,…
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Robust’s Latest Dealer – Stuart Kent

Stuart Kent teaches woodturning and furniture making and specializes in handcrafting custom woodturnings and furniture for discerning clients. He has been working with wood since 1992 both on the shop floor and in management positions.  He has degrees in Furniture Design and in Sculpture and has taught Art and Design for universities internationally. He is…
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We are so proud of our newest lathe called the Scout. Now Brent will take you on a video tour of this great machine. Watch our new video.

Carl and Robin Jacobson with their new American Beauty

Carl and Robin Jacobson with their new American Beauty

YouTube sensation Carl Jacobson will be our guest turner.  With nearly 120,000 subscribers, Carl is YouTube's number one woodturner !  As usual, door prizes, special pricing on Robust products and snacks.  Doors open at 9:00.  Please see flyer for more details.