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Cherry pie and pegs

One of the many things I love about my wife is her cooking. She really enjoys it, and it shows. I especially like it when she makes a fruit pie. For example, cherries were on sale one day, and the … Continue reading

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All stickered up with nowhere to go

The first round of milling for the pool cue rack was very productive, BUT, Murphy’s law prevailed as usual. When you are working on a time and materials commission, you walk the type rope of buying right amount of lumber. … Continue reading

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Just milling around

For some unknown reason, my favorite part of a furniture project is the milling. For those of you not in “the know,” milling is the process of cutting down your rough stock lumber into the approximate sized pieces for your … 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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The Scrub is here, the Scrub is here!

I have been out of town and off-line for several days now, and even though I was enjoying our vacation, I have had only two things on my mind; getting my new Scrub Plane and reading the latest book I ordered. … Continue reading

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One fine Rough Cut

Last night I finally had the time to watch Rough Cut with Tommy Mac, and I have to say, it was one fine Rough Cut. The project was a shaker style night stand, made from a beautiful figured maple. I’ve made a couple … Continue reading

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Can you be from California and have the New Yankee Spirit?

Have you ever walked around and thought, “man,it’s smokey in here!” just to find out that your glasses are total covered in sawdust? Happens to me all the time. Especially today. The dust was flying thick and high (yes, yes, … Continue reading

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Tommy Mac & Veteran’s Day Events

Sometimes you have one of those, “Duh” moments. Today was one of those days. I watched Rough Cut with Tommy Mac this morning, then I went off to Woodcraft to “Turn for Troops.” Between that time, the “duh” moment hit … Continue reading

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The Mill is Open!

Yesterday was a very busy day, and it certainly wasn’t “an easy game to play.” (sorry, I just had to sneak that in there) I am working on a commission job to build twelve special boxes for a charitable organization called … Continue reading

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