Tag Archives: Old Brown Glue

Small Plow Plane Box Complete

In the last blog I discussed how this project has gotten away from me and my tendency to get pretty darn obsessive with most everything.  I’d like to think that there are  other woodworkers out there who, like me; get as much enjoyment … Continue reading

Posted in Hand Planes, Hand Tool Woodworking, Sliding Lid Box | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Chair is Complete — Education Ongoing!

In the first write up about the repair work I’m doing on this chair, I mentioned how much I was learning and now that I’m done I’ve gotten more knowledge about; eh, let’s call it early mid-century furniture production.  Here … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Drawers One More Time and a Door Too!

I’m just about done working on and talking about drawers for this project.  I’ve learned a lot which is always a good thing!  The first thing on the list was to clean up and level the dovetail pins.  Here’s where … Continue reading

Posted in Hand Tool Woodworking, Johns Armoire, SawStop Sliding Table, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

Drawers Yet Again! — Sliding Dovetail Dilemma

Some of you that are following the construction of the drawers have left me comments and likes which I really appreciate. Not having made a unit with this many drawers in quite some time makes me cautious so I enjoy … Continue reading

Posted in Hand Tool Woodworking, Johns Armoire | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Drawers Continued — Side Hung in the “Doghouse”

I’m not exactly sure when or why I began to refer to the 3 drawer section of the Armoire as a “doghouse”.  Since it is my original design I suppose it can be called anything I want!  In any case, these … Continue reading

Posted in Johns Armoire, Tutorial | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Major Hurdle Passed Today

When I was a carpenter there was an expression that went something like this: “with every nail you drive, you’re driving yourself out of work”.  Well, that may be true but it sure is nice to see the progress you … Continue reading

Posted in Johns Armoire | Tagged | 3 Comments

Shop Happenings

Seems as if it’s been a while since I blogged and watching my wife, Diane being so consistent in her blogging makes me feel like a slacker so let me share what’s been going on with the woodworking side of … Continue reading

Posted in Craft Fair, Etsy Store, Hand Tool Woodworking, Johns Armoire | Tagged , , , , , , , | 4 Comments