At long last, my latest booklet, How to Make a Ball-Jointed Doll in Wood, is finished and available. After a year of trials and errors I have made a darn good set of plans and instructions for my 7” ball-jointed doll. The booklet is 48 pages long- more a mini-book than a booklet- and has 120 full-color step-by-step photos as well as 6 pages with full-sized plans and assembly diagrams. Go to my web site to order your download: www.woodworks-by-donna.com
I’m not sure if anyone gets notified about edits and additions, but I’ve just updated the photos of my workshop. To see them, just click this little link. It’s not spotlessly clean, but it looks better than it has in months. -Dave
Hello LJ’ers,One week ago today I was picking up 2000 copies of my new book, Chip Carving Essentials, A Step-by-Step Guide to Successful Chip Carving. The finished product was boxed and ready to go! The pressman who ran my book was my first sale. He knew right away that his uncle would really enjoy this book. I loaded them into my truck and trailer and got home in time to unload and load up again and head to Carv-Fest for three days of classes. If you'd like to check it out, CLICK HERE!...
Using the panorama feature of my iPhone 5….Four different views… You can check out bigger pics here
In addition to woodworking, I also do photography. They have been pretty popular, so I’ve decided to try to sell them – only $25. You can buy them at my shop on Etsy
Great job of getting me to take photo’s of my dirty shop. To teach you a leason, I included photo’s of myself posing like I was working.
Today I started on my first project inside my new shed. It’s really is great to have a room filled with everything you need. I only have to turn around to grab my supplies. I began building a garden bench I designed for my mother in law. We picked up the wood and I got to it right away. Everything went so smooth inside the work shed that I completed the frame to the bench in only and hour and a half. It went fast because of the new shed and also because I learned house to use cutlist wi...
This Blog follows the building process of one of my Gunsmith Boxes. See the finished project HERE: A new addition to my personal website is a blog which I use to keep clients updated on the progress of their projects. I copied the contents of my blog here for you to see. If you would like to follow my blog as I update it, just click here and sign up for the RSS feed (at the bottom of the sidebar) ...Enjoy! SELECTING AND MILLING LUMBER The selected Padauk in the back of my truc...
New year, new projects and new ways to share. Twitter updates from the computer and phone have already (slightly) increased the activity over at my blog. Now that Christmas is unwrapped, the ghosts of Christmas presents present may reveal themselves without being spoilers. So I finally have fodder, if not the time, for some real posts. But while you’re waiting for projects to be photographed and chronicled into the blogosphere, There is another bit of daily freshness in store. Head o...
Here is a photo blog of some early color photos from across the USA These Photos are from the Library of Congress.
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