Yesterday was one of those days that seemed to be over just after it began. It seemed like I was just getting warmed up when it started to get dark and the sun was setting. I spent much of the day working on the next installment of the calendar project that I am doing for the magazine. This is the third and final part of a calendar topper that I am creating with interchangeable figures that are held on with magnets. The idea is to keep the base of the topper (which the calendar hangs fr...
It seems that most of yesterday was spent catching up with things and getting back to normal. Being offline for the day caused me to really get behind in my emails and computer things. While I accomplished a lot on the saw Saturday, there was a lot of stuff that I needed to do on the website that took a bit of time. One area on the site that I can’t seem to keep up with is the place where I show other customer’s photos. I have decided to look into a way to simplify how that ...
My Journey As A Creative Designer - Woodworking and Beyond #583: A Day Without Communication - Making Lemonade from Lemons
So you all thought I took the day off? I suppose that you could say that, although it wasn’t a choice of mine. It seems that the black cat must have really put her spell on my on Friday the 13th after all. Around 8pm Friday night the unthinkable happened – my internet went down. All of a sudden, I was getting the dreaded “server not found” error on my screen. When Keith checked his computer, it was the same thing. We fiddled with our modem a while and then I de...
Yesterday winter arrived here in Nova Scotia with a vengeance! It arrived with a few flakes starting to fall in the early afternoon and within a couple of hours, the snow was blowing sideways and building up in drifts. It made me rather happy. I am not quite sure why I like the cold and snow so much. I think it has to do with the coziness of curling up with the kitties all wrapped in a blanket. I have good memories of playing in the snow too, and of enjoying outdoor winter sports like ...
Hey Lj buddies I need your votes again to help me get a 25,000 dollar garant visit my facebook page at wwww.facebook.com/impressionswoodcraft Click the vote button you will be redirected to vote Thank you all greatly because of guy’s like you I have made all the way up to 363 Letks make Impressions Woodcraft #1
Just wondering who will be attending the show ?http://www.nwawoodworkingshow.org/index.php Dick-Miraglia , spoke to the Manager of the nearby Dunkin Donut and he said he would welcome us to meet on Friday, March 30 at 8 pm for great coffee, donuts, and conversation about scrolling. It would be fine for us to bring some snacks also. Mary and I plan to do that. The address of this Dunkin Donuts is 207 South Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY. ALL ARE WELCOME!!! Dick Also check out this th...
Wow, I can’t believe it’s been over a year since I packed up and moved my house and my shop from Denver to Virginia. And it seems longer still since I’ve spent any real quality time here on LJ! Mostly, I guess that’s because my shop is still sitting in boxes in my smaller garage here in the hinterlands of Culpeper county. And since I still can’t fit a car in the garage under the best possible conditions it’s a safe bet I’m not doing any woodworking...
these were the shelves i posted under my projects after i finished my stain and installed. They fit nicely on each wall and completed the living room quite easily.
This cutting board is constructed out of reclaimed blood wood and red oak with a walnut border and walnut diamond inlay. This is beautiful bloodwood that darkens over time. To me this is more of a showcase piece to add an extra touch to any kitchen than an everyday use board, but with a few coats of wax and mineral oil it would do just fine. Tell me what you think!! NewAgeWoodWorks
I really had a good time drawing yesterday. I spent the majority of my day working on drawing another set of ornaments for Valentine’s day. My goal was to make something that was a bit easier to cut than the ornament set that I had just completed, but also make them attractive and something that scrollers of all levels would enjoy doing. It took a little bit to get going, but once I got on a roll I really started to have fun with it. I love when that happens. These are the best t...
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