Tag Archives: hand planing

Black Limba Dovetailed Box

Seems as if I’ve been quite busy in the shop with commissioned projects which is a good thing but …. I keep telling myself that the Etsy Store needs to have more inventory for the hopefully good Christmas gift season. … Continue reading

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So Close I Can Almost Taste It!!

You wouldn’t believe how happy I am to be at this stage.  The top is completely roughed out and now that I see it laying on the rest of the cabinet my vision and sketches have come to life — great! … Continue reading

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Fitting Drawers and Such

In my last post you noticed I took a break from the cabinet and played around with carving an egg!  That was a fun break but I knew the drawers weren’t going to assemble and install themselves so that is … Continue reading

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Hand Cut Dovetails & Spalted Maple

If you’ve ever heard of or seen a wood that’s been “spalted” you’ll appreciate the unique beauty of it.  Here’s a photograph I attempted to crop to give you a good view of it. When wood is spalted it means … Continue reading

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