Continuing routing the inlets for the cribbage board… After using the fence and clamps to route to the edges of the inlets I finish routing out each segement freehand. I previously scribed the curved segments with a compass and...
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Location: Rolling Meadows, IL
For years I wanted to get into woodworking. When I finally had the chance to set up a nice woodshop I turned to one of my other great interests: cribbage. I've played the game for over 30 years and collected a great variety of cribbage boards. I noted the lack of high-quality artisan boards and decided to make them myself. After four years now I've made and sold over 125 boards. I strive to provide the best quality workmanship, exotic wood combinations and new innovative board designs. My partner Betsy has joined me in this endevour as well.
In the past I did a little playing around with woodturning, making a variety of bowls. However I get commissioned board requests so frequently I never have time to turn anymore. Maybe when I retire someday...
By day I work as the Director of Computer Systems for a printing company north of Chicago. But when I get home I spend the majority of my time working on boards.
-- Jeff, www.doodler.com
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Well I haven’t been here in a while. Summer is usually slow for cribbage board business and I actually spent two months doing no woodworking at all. First break I’ve had since I started making boards about 4 years ago. I did spend some...