After completing the Segmented Vessel, I decided I’d make the segments on my next piece a little thinner than the 3/4” previously used. Since we are all in the Christmas spirit, I thought I’d make a new ornament for our tree this year. The segments in this piece are 1/4” thick, and this piece includes a total of 92 segments. Here’s the before picture of the ornament blank glued up on the lathe. After turning, sanding and the first coat of wipeon polyurethan...
NORTH POLE – Due to the increasing population of the world and the “Cash for Toys Program”, it has been reported that Santa Claus (AKA Kris Kringle) cannot keep up with the many furniture wishes he has received this year. Santa tells reporters in his yearly press conference that, along with recovery effort, many other factors have contributed to the problem. The popularity of a baseball bed, murphy beds, and a Princess Castle Loft have made his schedule very demanding. ...
Our toy making operation was published in the newspaper again. It seems that the article was published in Delaware Wave on December 17, 2008, Delaware Coast Press in December 18, 2008 and in the Daily Times in December 23, 2008 It is truly an honor to be a part of this group of dedicated workers who meet each Wed of the year to make toys for kids. They are distributed to different charities in the area for their distribution to the children of their client families. We make about 120...
Here’s wishing everyone at Lumberjocks a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. This is the 2008 edition of the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree. The tree is a bit smaller than last year, however, the crowds have been as large as any in years past. If you would like a higher resolution copy of this picture, visit http://patricklbrown.com. Follow the link to view more pictures, past and present.
I just wanted to take a moment to say Merry Christmas to everyone.For those of you who do not celebrate Christmas… Happy Holidays.Eat lots of that festive meal,bring joy to others and please drive safely.
My youngest daughter was very much into horses when she was at home. We had 14 Acres in New Jersey and probably had horses for around 15 years or so. After High School was over the horses disappeared and the horse barn became a lumber storeroom. She got married and about 6 month ago her in-laws gave her some riding lessons as a birthday gift. The horse fever caught on again. This time she has a young daughter. For some reason girls and horses seem to go together. Missy sometimes takes S...
This is an old commerical that I did over 20 years ago with my brother. Don’t let any customers see the prices. Those prices aren’t even valid. LOL. Don’t forget to see what Santa is working on this year form our Current Projects page at www.wwbeds.com. Here is a view from our “elf cam”.Live video chat by Ustream
I’m posting this here as a blog because I wanted to talk a little about it, but also I didn’t feel the need to cluster the projects page with all these. To start off I wanted to say that these projects are important to me not only because of what they are for but because of who made them. She is an amazing woman, and I’m glad to have her in my life. These ornaments and decorations were cut out by me, or bought as kits. Most of this blog isn’t about the woodwork itse...
Elves just want to have fun too! These are the guys from my shop.<div><div>Try JibJab Sendables® eCards today!</div></div> Here is the live feed at wwbeds.com and poggyskids.com. You might even catch us danciing on this one also.Live video by Ustream
Yesterday Dec 6, 2008 was our toy give away day for the Mason Dixon Woodworkers Club. These are the toys that we made in 2008. Approximately 1300 toys were made and given away. They were given to Charities in the area for them to give to their recipients. A local newspaper reporter Dan Shortridge and Photographer Gary Emeigh were present to record the day. I’ll post other pictures but here is a link to the Newspaper Article Click on the related articles to see the print article. ...
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