I got out of my blogging groove on these project. Due mainly to a heavy travel schedule, it’s taken me long time to get them both done. I finished the first one about 4 weeks ago and an have the second just about done. So, instead of a st...
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Location: Louisville, KY
I'm a hobby woodworker in Louisville, KY. Blessed to have lots of cheap, good hardwood in the area available from local sawmills. I like to make furniture, emphasizing natural look and grain of wood. I work full-time in a quite unrelated field (and travel a fair amount), so I don't churn out many projects.
Looking to learn.
-- "Man is the only animal which devours his own, for I can apply no milder term to the general prey of the rich on the poor." ~Thomas Jefferson
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Because of the unusual nature of the is project, I am spending more time than usual at the beginning with models and templates. It took a few days, but i got the bowl model to the right shape, adding joint compound and sanding it off three time...
One of the key design features of this project is the three-way half lap joint, a joint I learned here on Lumberjocks. I’ve been practicing making them on scrap. After making my 120° sled, I started out on my own. I just tried to figure o...
I am in the process of building two baptismal fonts. One for a chapel for the Presbyterian Center in Louisville and one for my local congregation. I’m a theologian by training and a woodworker for fun. I sort of stumbled into these projec...
Turns out the next step is making the back rail, clamping it to the glued up sides, and then clamping in a spacer in order to cut out the dovetails for the top, front rail. The back rail was relatively straightforward. I joint with a plane. I...