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“My friend does some work for ShopBot Tools in nearby Durham, N.C. He recently let me borrow a HandiBot CNC tool. “One of the first things I did with it was cut out a small etching of North Carolina and its 100 counties….” — From “A Wooden Map of North Carolina”  by Michael Fogleman at […]

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“[Forbes Smiley] became increasingly brazen in the maps he stole, including some of enormous size….A map of North Carolina by John Collet was printed on two sheets without folds. Smiley must have had to create folds for himself, then iron them out later for mounting and sale. The [New York Public Library’s] staff never suspected […]

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