Have been thinking for some time to try my hand at a sushi board.. was in town today and picked up some small dishes… suitable for dipping sauce… so I have laminated a strip of Purple Heart between some boards of Queensland Maple…[ not a true maple… it is a flindersia not an acer] Any way waiting for the glue to dry again… No pics yet.. so stay tuned..
Here is a coffee cup my daughter picked out for me while at Discovery Cove, Orlando, FL. I thought you would like to see my inspiration for this part of the project. Above is the carving filled with epoxy and sanded. Now to clean out air bubble craters and epoxy again. I love this blue, it has a metallic flake in it that looks great. Until next time, Joey
As I mentioned the other day, on Friday I received an email from my editor inquiring about the next project I was to be submitting for the magazine. The holiday issue was heading out to the printer and she was looking ahead to the next issue and beginning to map it out. This took me a bit by surprise (it should not have, but I have been busy in so many directions that I just wasn’t thinking about what to do next for the magazine!) Keith had asked me the week before if I was going t...
http://www.adamswoodcreation.comAdams wood creation has gone public. If you were wondering i haven’t been on Lumberjocks for a long time now because i have been working on my website. As we all know woodworking is brilliant but its not cheap so ive made the site to get a business going for me and simply to pay for wood to make more projects all the projects i make wil be the highest of quality and will ship to you as soon as possible. Obviously i know because were all woodworkers probab...
I totally screwed up the fret board, so we had to make a new one. This time we figured out how to do the diamond shaped inlays that Daniel wanted. Since the last time, we un-clamped the body from the glue-up, flipped it over, routed the back of the through-neck flat, and then cut out the body There’s the guitar cut-out with the truss rod set in place. The new fret board was cut with the Festool MFS jig and a 1/8” bit, after which we took the corners out of the diamond...
I plan to use this blog to track my progress on a number of furniture pieces going in our dining/foyer area for our home that we purchased about 1 year ago. Our old home did not have a separate dining room, so we had no furniture to go in this room. I decided to build my own pieces to fill this space, as I have been doing a lot of woodworking over the past year and feel that confident (enough) that I have the skills, time, and vision to complete this. Here is a list of the pieces in the set a...
Incoming Images of Dusky Wood ....working the wood has become a passion of mine, that transcends all elements of time and space, till i am gathered within the character of woody fiber grains, as becoming the appendage of ‘wood art’ who likens of who i am…. It is at times such as this, during the months of July through November or lets just say….until the snow flies my way, that I often become lost within ‘the process’ of all that goes on around me here. ...
I know, I’m crazy trying to do this with only 2 weeks before the deadline but… I picked up the maple today. I was charged for 16BF, but I think it’s really a little more. Of course, it’s clean, so it’s actually less. While I was there, I picked up my usual supply of “random blocks”. This stack cost me only $20! So, what am I making? Well, I wouldn’t be attempting this with only a 2 week deadline unless I already had the mold made from t...
Here I have laid out a design for the bottom detail that I liked, cut it out with my jig saw, and finished up with a 1” drum sander on my drill press. I have a few more boxes to do this to but hopefully I will have a box to show how tomorrow. I am also going to try to remember to take pictures of each step. Thanks for taking a look.
It’s another early morning today. I suppose I am excited about all that is ahead of me today. It is a new day and a new week is beginning and I can’t wait to see what is in store. There are good things happening all around and allowing them to unfold before me fills me with anticipation. I am not as anxious as I have been in the past. After years of doubt and being unsure of so many things, I think that we have built a sturdy foundation for the business that is diverse enough...
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