Nearly 3 years ago I halted this blog – perhaps a little discouraged that some found it ugly or at least disconcerting aesthetically.It sat about for years as things do but evolution comes in bursts as does inspiration.REALLY do we all find ...
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Location: Sunshine Coast Queensland Australia
66 year old retiree now able to indulge in art,woodwork, gardening,tractor slashing, reading, internet, and TV. - Oh and Photography.
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-- David Australia
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A hand cranked mechanical automata of a cross country skier that I made over two weeks recently.It is my version of the SKI GUY as instructed by plans in Ken Schweim’s book Wood Automata Projects.Hope you enjoy this first amateurish attempt ...
The reason I started this blog was to show a project that sort of evolved over time – at least a year so far – and illustrates one of the ways I seem to gain enjoyment from messing about in the workshop. I see a lot of small box makers...
I decided that the cuttlefish is attacking a fish as the wood looks a bit like a fish tail shape after I did some band saw outlining so I worked on giving more form to that area.The end of the wood has some finger-joint routing that seems to look ...
I started by working on the body,tail and tentacles of the Cuttle Fish. The idea with relief carving is to create shadow patterns that make the objects appear more 3-D than they actually are. To be effective they have to be correctly lit –...