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Project that’s Getting Away From Me!

Okay, I’ll admit I tend to be pretty obsessive (my principal said “anal”) but I tell myself if it doesn’t kill me in the end I’ll be stronger.  I suppose that helps explain my running history that saw lots of 50 … Continue reading

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Frame #104 Faux Sgraffitto

According to the Merriam Webster dictionary  Sgraffito is a form of decoration where the surface is scratched away to reveal another color below it.  Its origin is Italian and it’s used extensively on frames.  This is the second time I’ve … Continue reading

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Utility Sink Progress

The Utility Sink project is one that really keeps with my “hybrid woodworking” philosophy.  In this project there are 8 sets of mortise and tenon joints, probably one of the most used joints in woodworking until  pocket hole joinery, biscuits, … Continue reading

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Love Hand Planes

One of the processes of wood working I really like is the art of taking a plane and using it to create a smooth and square surface.  There’s something very satisfying to watching that shaving of wood exit the planes … Continue reading

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Glad to be back working on the finer aspects of woodworking as compared to making the craft show display shelves.  Yes, lots of tablesaw work, glue-ups, nail guns, electric sanders, and paint sprayers have their place but nothing compares to … Continue reading

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