Monthly Archives: October 2013

Victorian Bell Mount Continued

Well, this project will go down as one that really had me thinking things through even more thoroughly than usual.  I tend to be very detail oriented and have been told I even pre-worry about things — guess that explains … Continue reading

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Antique Victorian Bell Commission

I love getting projects that are interesting and challenge my woodworking skills.  This is a picture of an antique, Victorian book store bell that will be going on a restored, 110 year old farmhouse in Oregon.  A man found me … Continue reading

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Scrub Plane in Fine Woodworking Magazine

Recently I was honored to have the scrub plane you see in this picture accepted into the Reader’s Gallery section of Fine Woodworking.  The issue is their annual Tools & Shop edition and it should be on the newsstand by … Continue reading

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Mortises Two Ways

Well, I suppose this title shows you I’ve been watching too many episodes of Chopped where they prepare the mystery basket ingredients two ways!  While finishing up the last series of boxes I needed to cut mortises for the lid … Continue reading

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Macacauba Box Complete

Ever find that whenever you think you’ve completed a project you stop and say “‘except for ……..!”  That’s what just crossed my mind as I put in the title to this post.  I need to line the bottom of the … Continue reading

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Kaizen Foam

Have you ever wanted to fit something securely into a box or drawer but didn’t have the time, skill, or inclination to go the traditional French Fit style?  Well then, you need to know about Kaizen Foam.  Before I switched … Continue reading

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Summerlin Art Festival

Well, we did it — our first ever venture into the craft fair world and; over-all, it was a positive experience.  Our goal was to break even financially and we achieved that plus some additional profit.  Since this was our … Continue reading

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