Category Archives: Slanted Dovetail Box

More Handwork: Dovetail Box

As I mentioned in my last post, it’s been a long time since I’ve done much in the way of hand woodworking and joinery.  Didn’t realize how much I’ve missed it and how relaxing it is to be in the … Continue reading

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Wenge + Spalted Maple = Dovetails and Pegs?

I like the direction this box series has taken so I’ll share this photo first and then explain the “back story”.  On our recent visit to Spokane, my daughter wanted us to see a local lumberyard that had quite a selection … Continue reading

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Since the Wood in Design Show

I’ve talked about being awarded an Honorable Mention for the Sapele and Big Leaf Maple media center at this years Design in Wood show.  Thought I’d share a photo of me getting that award.  Not to be boastful but it’s an awesome … Continue reading

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Miscellaneous Postpartum Blog?

I may end up getting philosophical on you with this blog as the title suggests!  Having just completed the HDTV stand and getting it juried into the Design in Wood competition it’s like a big relief.  After spending some 100 … Continue reading

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Two Fingered Typist Blog!

Well, I suppose I should explain that strange sounding title to you.  Now that the HDTV cabinet is complete I decided it was time to delve into some less intense work. I don’t know about the rest of you but when … Continue reading

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First Peek, but not like at the Movies

One of the marketing things I’ve learned about is to show what you’re marketing with an intended use.  Perhaps this will expose a potential client to something they didn’t even know they needed!  For the most part I’ve been letting … Continue reading

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Will Miss this Box!

  This was one of my favorite boxes out of the Slanted Dovetail series.  It’s about 6 1/2″ tall by 6″ wide and is close to 11″ in length.  Why this box was special is the stunning grain pattern of … Continue reading

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