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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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Standing idea

I have had pieces in gallery shows for the past couple of months, and at one of the galleries, they requested stands to put the pieces on. I didn’t have any stands or pedestals to offer, so I decided that … Continue reading

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Rescue plane

Here’s the situation; I was 300 hundred feet deep, surrounded by sharks, and dangerously low on air! ….. Wait a minute…. ohhh, sorry, wrong story. My bad. I had been given an old desk in order to save the lumber … Continue reading

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Open letter to all Red Oak Trees

Dear Red Oak Trees, I think I owe you an apology. As you may or may not know, last June I received a call from a lady who told me that one of your brethren had fallen as a result … Continue reading

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I Cry Foul!

(Voice: Grumpy old man) Back when I was a boy, we didn’t have no fancy ding dang calculators in school, We had to learn to do ‘rithmetic the old fashion way! And sometimes you had to use the toes of … Continue reading

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Feast or famine

Feast or famine! I have had absolutely nothing to write about lately, and now I have so much stuffed into my head that I am about to burst! So I am going to have to take a patience pill and … Continue reading

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Hinging on help

I’ll be the first to admit that I don’t know everything about woodworking, so when part of this project needed to be perfect, I reached out for help. The problem: hinges on overlay doors. Whenever I make some type of … Continue reading

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Hurricane!

 I sincerely pray that after “Earthquake”, and now “Hurricane”, that articles about flood and famine don’t follow! I do thank HaShem however, that I can do some complex woodworking without electricity. I have been working on the two paneled doors … Continue reading

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A Commission for HaShem

Some people get “the calling” when it comes to doing something for G_d (HaShem). Me, I usually get an email, and same goes for my latest commission for HaShem. I got an email a couple of weeks ago from one … Continue reading

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Copying the Masters

When I was a young lad in college, I really enjoyed painting, especially painting with watercolors. I attended watercolor painting classes, and the teacher recommended that we try to copy the work of the Masters, so I did. When I … Continue reading

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