Tag Archives: Baltic Birch plywood

Drawing Desk Complete

In the last blog the dovetails had been cut and fit for the bottom section of the custom drawing desk.  If you missed it, here’s a LINK to that one and before I talk about the remaining work, let me … Continue reading

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Modeling Job = New Commission

Many of you know that I occasionally work as a portrait or costumed model since moving to the Phoenix area.  For me, it’s a great experience — I get out of the solitary life in my shop, meet different artists … Continue reading

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Artists’ Taboret Complete

For those of us that have a passion for creating art, the work space is our happy place.  Rarely have I talked with someone who hasn’t lamented that they either need a larger space or a more efficient one.  This … Continue reading

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Artist Taboret: Carcass and Drawers

Many artists use some sort of taboret to organize their work area and equipment.  Having a taboret placed next to the easel gives them an area for their palette, brushes, and turpentine.  It seems that most of the fine artists I know … Continue reading

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Check off Another Home Project!

In my last post my comments were geared towards why I love this woodworking stuff and even though I’d much rather be doing finer aspects like carving or hand joinery, being able to do these things is rewarding as well. … Continue reading

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Long Time Coming!

Well, finally I’ve been able to do some woodwork that didn’t fall into the category of construction, drywall, paint, etc. and it feels real good!  I mentioned the difficulty of placing the machinery in the new shop which is compounded … Continue reading

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Artist Wet Canvas/Panel Carrier

Ever since Diane and I decided to take our really long 20th. anniversary trip to Scottsdale we’ve been busily preparing for it.  In case you missed it, we will move to Scottsdale shortly after Christmas and stay through the end of June. … Continue reading

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