Actually, Marc Spagnuolo, aka The Wood Whisperer, and I got together in May to do some work in his shop. I was in the Phoenix area for my mom’s birthday and took some time to meet Marc and visit his place. Take a look at the Jewelry Box we put together. It was fun work. Jewelry Box If you’re coming to Portland, learn about 3 Simple Finishes with me next week at the Studio, 7/24-26. The Northwest Woodworking Studio.
What happens when Steve in Marin meets The Wood Whisperer? Yep, where else to learn about beer, vampires and well, a little bit of woodworking. But I think Marc needs some caffeine.
Now it was time to attach the shelves and sub top. I set up another hillbilly out feed table similar to the other one so I didn’t bother photographing the sheet ripping and cross cutting process. I had to cross cut the sheet with a circular saw and a straightedge but it came out perfect…well actually I was 1/16” too long so I hit it with my router and a flush cut bit and a starightedege..and then it was perfect!.. And the shelves were perfect right off the saw..I ...
It’s one of those questions..like if a tree falls in the woods, and theres nobody there to hear you saw it up into boards, does it make a sound? So, I guess I will have to figure out a way to safely rip these sheets down solo…. something inspired…something eloquent, something…ah, hell wheres the saw horses and the plastic banquet table! I kid you not here it is in all it’s git ‘er done glory.. I screwed some 2×4 blocks to the saw horses then use...
I’ve posted a couple of blog entries here at Lumberjocks about my show schedule so I could entice a bunch of other Lumberjocks to come out and we could meet when I’m in their area. I’m sure it’s been more of a thrill for me than it has for those who’ve made the trek out to meet me. On that front, there’s a couple more shows I’ll be attending this season but I’ll post about them a little later. What I wanted to post about today was the fact th...
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This is a repost of my inlay process. The original write up was created several years ago, but I figure it would be nice to add to the Lumberjocks archives. I will eventually do a video on this process, but until then, here is a pictorial from 2005. The project is an ottoman tray. It will be a simple piece of 3/4 maple ply with a substantial solid padauk border. The inlay, is a simple interpretation of the sun. So here we go. It all starts with your design. Draw it out exactly how you w...
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