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Ebony Dowels & Sharpening Concerns

Like all of us that work with wood and hand tools, maintaining a sharp edge on our tools is critical.  Through the years I’ve gone from oil stones and no jigs to water stones plus using jigs, and now diamond … Continue reading

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Wenge + Spalted Maple = Dovetails and Pegs?

I like the direction this box series has taken so I’ll share this photo first and then explain the “back story”.  On our recent visit to Spokane, my daughter wanted us to see a local lumberyard that had quite a selection … Continue reading

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Etsy Custom Order — Two Boxes

Last week I began a series of conversations with a potential client from my Etsy store.  They asked about making two boxes to hold pieces for a Chinese Checkers game set that is destined to become a Christmas present.  Included … Continue reading

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