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Inlay complete!

Every feel like Heaven is conspiring against you? I feel that way about this project. Between the freezing temperatures, house guests, holidays, kids events, and other work related stuff, I feel like I can’t get anything done in a satisfactory … Continue reading

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One power tool I am very happy to have

  Now that the veneering work is done, it is time to prepare the material that will become the inlay. For this project, I am going to inlay the Hebrew word tzedakah on the front panel of the tzedakah box. Technically, what … Continue reading

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You know what sucks?

I frequently find myself telling people that I pretty much have every piece of equipment that a woodworker could want. Of course, you can never REALLY have enough tools. And if you believe you do have everything you need, or … Continue reading

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Another step forward

Another step forward today. The panels for the front, back, and sides were sized and fit into place. So now you have a basic idea of what this thing is supposed to look like. I used 1/8″ birch plywood for … Continue reading

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Money for nothin’ but my kicks are free

No money to buy lumber for a spec project and the chainsaw doesn’t work, what do you do? Make spoons and honey dippers! Although I would rather be making furniture or working on bowl, sometimes you just have to make … Continue reading

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Expanding on an idea

I really enjoyed making the piece called “Lost in the Woods” and it was a big hit with my readers. So I decided to expand on the idea. It all started with a small piece of maple that I received … Continue reading

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And then there were two

One less iron is in the fire and I have completed the second display stand. Yippee! The physical construction of this piece was the same as the last, but I made some minor changes in the “decorations.” I used about … Continue reading

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