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Alf Sharp - Journey of a Master Craftsman #1: I made a documentary on Alf Sharp, master craftsman of fine furniture

10-20-2017 07:10 PM by fixthisbuildthat | 2 comments »

I had the opportunity to spend a day with woodworking master craftsman, Alf Sharp, and to hear his story and journey to becoming a woodworker making fine furniture. In this three part series we’ll talk about Alf’s history, his views and knowledge on woodworking skills, and the ongoing maker movement. His journey started with a short stint in Law School and wound its way through work in the skilled trades and owning a large manufacturing business before finally finding his true passion in ...

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18th Century Campaign Table

10-05-2009 06:22 PM by Rev. Jim Paulson | 4 comments »

Hi. I was asked to make a campaign table for an 18th century re-enactor and I will be finishing it soon. I made this project out of cherry and used birch plywood for the top. The plywood top was edged with cherry and I attached it with hide glue and cut nails. I turned the legs from 2 1/2 ” square stock and after much searching found this leg profile to be appropriate for a campaign style table. The legs and short aprons are attached with mortise and tenon joints. I added lon...

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