Tag Archives: ebony

I Love the Challenge!

In almost every aspect of my life, it’s all about the challenge and figuring out how to overcome it.  Makes no difference, it can be  a woodworking project, ultra-marathon  mountain race, personal goal or whatever — rising to the challenge … Continue reading

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First Kumiko Box

This has been a wonderful challenging project that was inspired by blogs I had read by Mike Pekovich of Fine Woodworking Magazine and Greg Merritt of HillBilly Daiku.  To start this journey “down the rabbit hole” as Greg puts it … Continue reading

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Walnut Box Sliding Tray and Miscellaneous

Here is the first view of the box with the Ebony lid lift in place.  There was an entire sequence of pictures taken to illustrate the process that went into not only forming this lift but also showing the progress … 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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