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Walnut Picture Frame #201

As a furniture maker for me it’s all about the wood so when I get an artist client that needs a frame and wants it made of wood in all its natural beauty I get excited!  I just completed this … Continue reading

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So Many Projects — Thank Goodness, Plenty of Time!

No doubt you’ve heard that adage that warns us to be careful what we wish for?  Well my work had hit a low spot, probably due to the holidays, so I decided it was time to begin work on the … 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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Work Continues — Planes, Raised Panels, & Routers

Now, that’s what I like seeing — a pile of shavings made with a bronze smooth plane.  No dust or no noise (other than the radio) and a shimmering piece of wood!  What I’m doing here is smoothing both the … Continue reading

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