My 7th year on LumberJocks almost had zero postings. I managed to get the camera from the shop and put together a project posting for the Hall Table we did the first half of the year. But I did that today just so I wouldn’t have to say nothi...
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Location: Vancouver, WA
I have been woodworking for 30+ years. I hope to post more of my work in the coming months. Enjoy trying new concepts and design styles.
Grew up on a farm in Iowa (between Renwick and Hardy). Engineering education at Iowa State in Ames (BSME). Masters at Stanford.
Employed with Hewlett Packard since 1982 in Vancouver, Wa.
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As I mentioned last year, I use the time waiting for the doorbell to ring to do my yearbook entry. This year, we spent the evening with friends and it completely slipped my mind! 5 days late isn’t too bad though. My activity here was stil...
A big part of the challenge in displaying all 6 sides is the stand. . I spent a lot of time designing a stand that shared elements from the font. It took several iterations to get something that looked natural and part of the theme of the bo...
The last picture from the previous post is a good place to start for this segment. After the inlays were done, each piece is rabbeted on all 4 sides. The bloodwood edging also has a rabbet. Since the joint is visible from both sides and I had a...
For the letter pattern, I started with a Medusa font. I had to modify it quite a bit to work with my 1/8” router bit. . I then sliced some veneer from the wenge. The veneer cuts were just over 1/16” and ended up at about 0.040...