I had a piece of red camphor that I wanted to do with a small hollow area for a “bowl.” Really showing off the wood more than making a real bowl. I also had a red bowling ball that I have wanted to do something with. So I decided to...
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I have a long history in framing carpentry. When I was a kid I "helped" my father build our first 2 houses. Later I joined the army and became a combat engineer.
In late 2007 I decided to try turning on my lathe. I had bought it several years earlier planning to make leather chess pieces (I am also a leather artist and want to combine leather with box making). I was hooked rather quickly. Last summer my father gave me his woodworking shop and I am discovering the joys of flatwork.
My biggest project was the workshop I built at our last home. 18'x20' on a crawlspace. The masonry work took me FOREVER!!
-- David, Florida
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|commented on||Necklace Case||12-19-2009 07:19 AM|
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These are a bit small for individual blogs so I am throwing these together. 1) maple pepper mill2) skinner knife – snakewood This is my first time making a knife. I may have made the scales a bit small. If I don’t like them, th...
I wanted to make a storage case for my young niece who LOVES necklaces (and my sister who is tired of untangling said necklaces). I started my inspiration from one of Doug Stowe’s books. I am using the basic dimensions but adding more of a...
When I saw this in the Klockit catalog I just wanted to make it. I sat down and started trying to convert the picture into a working drawing but before I got to cutting, they made the plans available (instead of the kit). My wife knows I am ma...