Vale Leonard Lee

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Legends in the world of woodworking don't come much bigger than Canadian born Leonard Lee, founder of Lee Valley Tools, Veritas Tools, Canica Design and Algrove Publishing. 

Leonard Lee was known not only through the innovative tool designs that his company fostered, he was recognised for his humanitarian contributions and was publicly acknowledged for such with many honors and awards throughout his career.

You can read about Leonard Lee's life and career on the Lee Valley website

Another article about Mr Lee appears on the website of the Ottawa Citizen

You can also read a more personal view of Leonard Lee on the blog of Vic Tesolin, who recently visited Australia to demonstrate and promote Veritas Tools.

Tributes have also apperaed in The Globe & Mail and The Star

And finally here also is a repost of a great video about Leonard Lee that we shared on this website a while back.

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