Not sure whether to post this under Videos or Blogs, but since I could not find an ADD NEW VIDEO button, here goes under Blogs. (Ah. . . just found I can post it into Videos). A chum has just sent me this excellent educational video about forest habitats. http://w3.upm-kymmene.com/upm/forestlife/index.html It may seem a bit slow to load, but by gum its comprehensive, and a very good intro for the uninitiated.
Turning a nother gift plate. Wood is cherry. Finish is lacquer. Plate is 9 in.diamiter. Music the song “Joy” from Mean Mary’s new CD “Walk a little ways with me” Visit her website at mean mary.com.
Bought this log from a guy how pulled this out of his stream. This is a spalted maple with crotch figure in some of it. There is a 6’ x 36”. The other one is 10’ x 36” these are producing some some nice slabs.
I am starting on the baseball bed that I gave away on Facebook. This will be a version that will have the score of the last game on it. We will be cutting out 5 beds in all. Two of them are sold. The other are for stock. For more building pictures see my Current Projects link at wwbeds.com or poggyskids.com. See what we are doing live:<div></div>
I thought I’d post something for each day of the week. Thursday’s will be Technique Thursday. I’ll tell about some sort of technique that I use in woodworking. Templates: Can’t stress how important templates are. I’ll build them from 1/2” material to form the shape of a cut out. I always use a mechanical means of making a straight cut or a perfect arc (fence, straight edge, compass). It will then be used to trace onto the good piece, rough cut with...
This is my newest cutting. The madrone burl is especially nice. I love the new slabber attachment to my Lucas millThanks for watching!!!
The power went out last weekend. What to do, what to do. Well, atone for my past hand tool indiscretions, of course.
Many of you asked to see the Slabber in opperation. Well here it is! Let me know what you think. Now that I have the slabber up and going I will be stacking and drying lots of slab. They will be listed on my website(www.oregonburls.com) and Ebay. Thanks for looking!
Many of you already know that I have a second passion besides woodworking: cooking. I love food. I love to eat food. I love to cook food. Basically, I love everything about food and I never met a food I didn’t like. This project was based upon necessity. Besides soups, I love salads. Dinner salads especially. I had been tossing salads with large spoons for too long; it was time for some proper salad tongs. If you would like to make these, please download my design. Christmas is ri...
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