Today I received this unexpected package in the mail from LJ Peteg in New Zealand. Inside was a miniature vase and a miniature cone shaped hollow vessel. The vase is the gift which is a twin to one that Pete made for a challenge on another site. ...
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Location: Grand Rapids, Michigan
I am an old woodworker who lives In Grand Rapids, Mi. I like to try all kinds of projects and this web site really gives me inspiration and encouragement. The talent in woodworking displayed here is amazing.
I have a small shop with everything on wheels so I can move it into the work area as needed and out of the way when something else needs to be used.
-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!!
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Here are the steps I used to make an obelisk incense burner. I selected a 3 1/2” square by 7” long piece of pretty wood. Box elder in this case. I made a drawing to scale and then had to plan the steps in the process so I did not ...
Today I modified my balancer drill fixture in many ways. It was originally built to bore a 1 5/16” hole at 45 degrees through the wine bottle balancer, but it had a few problems. first, the Forstner bit would twist and lock up before it got...
I had the privilege of being videotaped by LJ Tyskkvinna and the crew from the Geek Group while making a box elder egg cup. I have attached the link below so you can see the steps from start to finish of turning an egg cup from a blank.The video i...
Lizzardhead, this one’s for you!!Dave once asked me if I could make a 3 sided obelisk. I have been thinking about it and I cut a scrap of spalted beech cut to a triangular shape and set it under the bench while I thought about how to hold i...