The moment we’ve all been waiting for, or at least I have. It’s been about two years since I last fired up the carving wheel in anger, and it’s obvious I am a little rusty. The setup: The wheel and grinder are both just ch...
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Well, there are plenty of blogs on building a box by people who are much better at it than me, but since this is the first I have attempted with side drawers I will throw out how I chose to cheat. I started by milling down some walnut boards. M...
not much more in the way of progress, but I did get a few things done. To put in the weights, I mixed up some 2-part epoxy and just goobered up the hole, then squished in the weight. I goobered over the top a little to make sure they were held ...
After a flurry of activity getting all of the pieces cut over Christmas shutdown, I sort of fell into a lull on this project. Mostly I was trying to find a suitable material with which to build the board. My initial thought was to use glass mo...
So I decided to add weights to the pieces, which appears to be the norm. I think it’s more of a ‘feel’ thing that gives them some substance during play more than it’s required for stability or any such thing. Perhaps some...