My daughter asked recently if I recalled the little ‘Note-In-A-Bottle’ ship I made for her when she was about seven. Like I could ever forget how thrilled she was when we actually heard back from it! It was a little ‘ship̵...
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Retired boat builder doing lots of projects for wife, grandchildren and others ongoing. I do furniture, toys and all sorts of things.
-- Candy is dandy and rum sure is fun, but wood working is the best high for me!
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|added project||Rocking Horse||02-02-2016 08:30 PM|
|commented on||Shop Glitter, the 100% wood glitter!||11-28-2015 01:40 PM|
|commented on||Sailboats Coming Out The Ears!||11-28-2015 01:25 PM|
|added project||Sailboats Coming Out The Ears!||11-27-2015 11:00 PM|
|added blog entry||Musing of an Old Geezer #3: How the Germ of a Little Idea Becomes an Entire Fleet of Little Boats!||08-30-2015 10:49 PM|
|commented on||New Workshop #1: I so don't want to do this...||07-06-2015 06:38 PM|
|added blog entry||What I learned Making Tongue Drums||06-26-2015 08:05 PM|
|commented on||"Recentrifuge"||06-19-2015 07:25 PM|
|commented on||Hungry Marlin||06-18-2015 02:39 AM|
|added project||"Recentrifuge"||06-17-2015 05:37 PM|
|added project||CRANKERY||06-01-2015 10:32 PM|
|added project||Gunnery Sergeant Ayers||04-10-2015 08:58 PM|
|added project||"Abstract Wood Sculpture"||04-05-2015 05:21 PM|
|added project||Fancy Walking Cane||04-05-2015 04:12 PM|
|added blog entry||Jigs and Tools #1: A One-Handed Clamp with a Deep Reach||04-04-2015 10:15 PM|
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Thanks for your interest in the tongue drums - I apologize but I did not keep precise dimensions for my tongue drums. I made about six in total, mostly as experiments to discover how the various materials and sizes worked. I made some with red ...
Another Lumberjocker asked for plans for my One-Handed Clamp (Picture #1). So far as I know this type of specialty clamp was originally devised for building lapstrake boats. In lapstrake boats the laps are clamped together for riveting which requ...
Years ago I was doing some work on a boat at a marina. The marina’s owner was a gnarly old Norwegian (full disclosure – I am a first generation son of a Norwegian) who always had a traditional old school cold Norwegian lunch each day, ...
Planing very thin stock: Recently another Lumberjocker (John Hutchinson) asked for tips for planing stock down to 1/8” or so. Several people made good suggestions and I shared my own simple method which I worked out by trial and error years ago...