So in the spirit of getting everyone in the shop and cutting up some wood I decided to post up a measured drawing of a 3/4” wooden rabbet plane in the 18th century style. It is all wood with the exception of the blade which is easily gotten from Lie-Nielsen here. It features a conical escapement and some simple embellishments that a hand plane, chisel, and #7 sweep gouge can handle. The plans are basic with a few things that can be easily changed if you like. Such as the bed angle...
Over the past week I’ve been building a much needed kitchen table. It is a country style table based off of Ana White’s plan. I have made a few modifications to it to suit my own personal preferences (and my wife’s). So far I have the full construction complete except for plugging any screw holes. Here is the most recent picture.You can catch up on the build by clicking these links.The PlansDay 1Day 2
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While finishing consruction and maintenace projects preparing for Minnesota winter…. Snow didn’t melt last year, and it was piled everywhere, 6 to 7 ft. high….I have been on my Krenovian journey. I have the “cabinet maker” books, which inspired me. I didn’t know I had joined thoese before me. Just got the woodworker book. Know there are other books but…”enough”.. Yesterday the weather stopped me again. So off to find what’s out...
If you found this page by searching for something related to Native American Indian Carved Walking canes, you might also like to see these finished canes I’ve made: Apache Geronimo Cane Cherokee Chief & Blackfoot Chief Curly Bear Cane Set Apache Cochise Cane Apache Chief Cochise #2 Cane Shoshone Chief Cane Indian Guides Chief Big-Red-Cloud Hiking Stick This blog entry is for showing a new concept sketch of a carved walking cane design that I am working on so that...
I want to thank Martin for upgrading my wardrobe with the stylish LJ Wear t-shirt. LJ Wear is the epitome of style befitting of any LJ member. It’s great comfort and good looks make it the perfect choice for any occasion; a night on the town, an opening show at the gallery, or just around the shop. The casual sophistication of the LJ shirt will be sure to capture the attention of all those around you at any event, and let everyone know that you are an individual with great taste ...
Thought it might be fun to share photos of my tiles drying. Then again it might be boring. Well anyways !! Tiles are sitting on the fiber ceiling tiles you buy from Lowes. Bought the damaged ones real real cheap. Ceiling tiles are the best for this. Draws the wetness out of the clay and speeds the drying cycle time. Also have an industrial size box fan blowing 24-7 on them. They’re getting dry extra-quick. Will start a kiln load sooner then estimated.
Frank Lloyd Wright’s influences on architecture and the arts and crafts style is everywhere. Buildings, bridges, stained glass, pottery, artwork, graphics, furniture and more. I’ve always admired his rendition of the barrel chair. This table is inspired by that work.Invision quartersawn white oak, 36×72 and 29 inches high. seating 8 people.
i would like to invite all wood and art buffs to view my work at www.mockmickey.comi hope you like it…mark mockmickey
Well, I made it back into the shop this weekend, fingers are a bit tender and that slowed me down a tad but I did make some saw dust. I also got a package on Friday from Amazon with my new Kreg (small gloat) miter gauge in it. It went together fast and according to my engineer’s square was right on the money. Building this entertainment center is a true learning experience. I want to get it built but I keep getting side tracked to build other items to aid in the making of the entertainment...
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