I must apologize for my lack of interaction here on LumberJocks. I am on the night shift at the paper mill and my neighbors don’t dig the 2:30 am woodworking bit, so I have been limited to my keychain work and ya’ll have seen that. It ...
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Location: Haines City, Florida
Hello! I am Scott, a full-time woodworker and the owner of DustyNewt.com.
I carve my woodstuffs individually by hand, using a free-hand letter style that I have developed (over 33+ years) with strength and readability in mind.
I use table saws, bandsaws, scroll saws, frets saws, sanders, grinders, drills, routers, fingers, eyes and gray cells to create what you see. There are no computer aided tools in my shop. If you have any questions or an idea that I might be able to help you with, feel free to contact me.
What’s in a name…? The name DustyNewt came from the sociable lizards that abound in my tilty, storm-blown workshop here in Central Florida. They love hanging out on my workbench with me, and are curious about the tools that make the dust that they forage in, keeping my shop’s bug population at a minimum. There are so many varieties that I just refer to them all as “newts”, although real newts are rarely seen, except out by the fish pond.
Peace in Wood,
-- Peace in Wood ~ http://dustynewt.com/
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|commented on||Koa Wood - Hawaiian Gold is my newest favorite.||02-16-2016 01:58 PM|
|added project||Koa Wood - Hawaiian Gold is my newest favorite.||02-15-2016 02:41 PM|
|commented on||Chopsticks to Singapore...?!||02-03-2016 12:00 AM|
|commented on||Chopsticks to Singapore...?!||02-02-2016 12:33 PM|
|commented on||Key Chain Name Tags||02-02-2016 12:24 PM|
|added project||Chopsticks to Singapore...?!||02-01-2016 09:40 PM|
|commented on||Lee Ellen's Box||09-27-2015 11:55 AM|
|commented on||Jewelry Box||09-03-2015 10:24 AM|
|commented on||Walnut Dove-tail saw||08-07-2015 01:57 AM|
|commented on||American Walnut Headboard||07-28-2015 12:06 PM|
|commented on||A few from the past week...||07-13-2015 01:33 PM|
|commented on||A few from the past week...||07-13-2015 11:55 AM|
|commented on||Japanese style decoration with reed in it||07-12-2015 09:20 PM|
|added project||A few from the past week...||07-12-2015 05:14 PM|
|added project||Guitar Name Keychains||07-12-2015 04:36 PM|
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I primarily make small woodstuffs (my name keychains being the most popular) and I feel really guilty buying a large board of some beautiful exotic or domestic hardwood and then hacking it up into pieces that I can use. I feel that the board shoul...