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Blog series by scottb updated 10-18-2007 01:33 AM 2 parts 13681 reads 14 comments total

Part 1: Turn a Bowl

10-09-2007 12:53 AM by scottb | 12 comments »

The first in a, likely, long educational series, teaching by example. Poor example. Deliberately. If we don’t try (and fail quick) we may never learn how to proceed. Or reasons why the tried and true, really is. Several months back (or more) I saw some experimental turnings of Hilary Pfeifer's made from several layers of perforated hardboard, laminated into a block with woodglue. Inspired (and knowing that common wood glue would be brutal to keeping your chisels sharp) I took a bunch...

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Part 2: make a five board bench

10-18-2007 01:33 AM by scottb | 2 comments »

I thought I posted this as a project here, but it seems I just did a quickie at my old blog, just didn’t think it was so long ago… Anyhow, I made this bench, almost entirely (save the faux breadboard ends) out of the closet shelf in my daughters room. (A girls gotta have two bars in the closet – or so I fear). Those two additional pieces were simply added there to get this bench to fit perfectly by the kitchen door, nestled in where the fridge used to be – the perfect place...

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