Tag Archives: David Marks

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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A little spark from DJ Marks

If you have been a regular to my blog, you know that my woodworking hero is David Marks. I was fortunate enough to be recruited to help him with his latest DVD, “Double Bevel Marquetry.” I was asked to help … Continue reading

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More of the modern traditionalist

I’m the very epitome of a very modern traditionalist, part hand tooler, part power tooler. Today I summoned the use of an ancient tool and a modern powered device. Here’s the case.  I am working on a custom project, but … Continue reading

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Knockin’ em out

I’ve had the chance to knock out a couple of turning projects while I wait for the lumber for my next project acclimate to my shop. Time is money and like the seven dwarves say, “I owe, I owe, so … Continue reading

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Committed to Art?

You ever get those phone calls where someone says “a friend of mine says you like wood?” Then they ask you to repair a door, take an old desk and turn it into something else, or take a massive fallen … Continue reading

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Heap o’ learnin’

On March 14th, I wrote about a hollow vessel I was working on, and today I finally completed it. Every time I make something, I like to think that I learned something from it. Well, I did a heap o’ … Continue reading

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