First, a note on my new favorite tool… a Chisel point brad awl! Where has this been all my life? This makes installing hinges crazy easy. You need one too. Ok, now back to the marquetry for the top of the box. 1. Selected veneers ...
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Location: Calgary, Alberta
I am a hand tool junkie. I love hand planes, hand saws, chisels. My favorite finish is aniline dyes (if I put colour into something), boiled linseed oil, and shellac. I love shellac. I don't like sanding. I avoid it.
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|commented on||Hallway Table||12 days ago|
|commented on||Combining my Passions: Friendship Marquetry. #5: Cutting and mounting the backgrounds.||13 days ago|
|added project||Poker chip box||13 days ago|
|commented on||String inlaid box #6: Marquetry fail.||14 days ago|
|added blog entry||String inlaid box #6: Marquetry fail.||14 days ago|
|replied on||Chevalet Clubhouse.||19 days ago|
|commented on||String inlaid box #5: Bent stringing||21 days ago|
|commented on||Treasure Box series #1||21 days ago|
|added blog entry||String inlaid box #5: Bent stringing||21 days ago|
|commented on||String inlaid box #4: Old yeller... no wait, Old Brown||24 days ago|
|added blog entry||String inlaid box #4: Old yeller... no wait, Old Brown||38 days ago|
|commented on||String inlaid box #3: Making the stringing||41 days ago|
|added blog entry||String inlaid box #3: Making the stringing||41 days ago|
|added blog entry||Fun with hand saws #6: Making a moxon||41 days ago|
|commented on||Customer Service!!!||42 days ago|
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Ok, now that the crazy week is behind me, I now have time to post what I did last week. First, I had to cut some stringing and bend it so I could glue it into the small curved grooves. Sorry for not taking pictures of the bending process. I b...
Right from the on set of this project, I had the intention of using hide glue as my adhesive. (Old Brown Glue is quickly becoming my favorite glue) In my last post, simply because I was short time, I glued in two pieces of stringing with Titebon...
Welcome again, I left off last time cutting grooves with the grooving tools. Well I am done cutting half of the grooves. I am going to cut half of them, and then inlay them, then cut the other half. I am doing this, because over the last few...
In the midst of making a box with full blind dovetails and lots of inlay stringing, I have decided to make a moxon vice at the same time. I bought the Bench crafted moxon hardware. Sweet. First, I had to get the right kind of wood. No proble...