Prep involved painting that back wall, which involved moving a desk, and the worm bin and the church pew. Hey, it’s a music room! Linda chose a chocolate charcoal if that makes any sense. In the images you’ll see the wall part of ...
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Location: Redmond, Oregon
Professional woodworker since 1981. In 2003 I created the Barker Bass and am continuing to build, market and sell this instrument. Interstitially I do other woodworking including, but not limited to, furniture as well as sculpture (which often includes repurposed and reclaimed metal parts).
-- "...in his brain, which is as dry as the remainder biscuit after a voyage, he hath strange places cramm'd with observation, the which he vents in mangled forms." --Shakespeare, "As You Like It"
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She’s 7—the second oldest of our universe of six grandchildren. I got to hold her the day she was born. We decided on a play date the last afternoon of 2012. Over quesadillas and rice and beans we talked about what we might build ...
My first impression of the finished chair was from the picture here. It appears to lean back in an uninviting, even risky way. That feeling left my enthusiasm for the project carefully metered. I couldn’t even get past...
An engineer friend once told me that the best angle for the screw through a corner block is 90o from the back (mating) surface, not the front surface of the block. That makes sense to me, but it certainly is easier to predrill and countersink th...
There are easy things: The screws to the hinges of the top. The screws holding the keyboard cover on. The panel in the knee space. All these are a cinch. The keys are not actually fastened in. They just rest on a bed of pins. (I’ll ...