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  1. Maple Honey Pot

    Woodturned Honey Pot from Maple. The base is lightly coloured using Turmeric and the lid is the natural colour. Finished with Beeswax and Linseed Oil paste. 16cm Tall and 12cm Wide

    I figured I would start making some banks to sell at the art festivals and markets I will be attending this year. So far so good. Thanks for looking.
  3. Curved Arm Morris Chair!!!

    It's not really that exciting but it came together pretty good. I made it out of red oak and ended up staining it pretty dark. I used black cherry stain and covered it with several coats of poly. I got the plans out of Wood Magazine. Other than a few minor details, it is pretty much like the...
  4. Patio Bench

    Before I made my first 'Pallirondack' chair, I complied with my wife's wishes and made a bench for the back deck overlooking the canal. I did not use a plan. I just considered what I wanted and started building. I had to go back and raise the side arm rests after I had completed the piece, but...
  5. Focus on the Workspace
    I finally got tired of looking for the clamp cushions that are always falling off. So, I decided to turn them around. The one on the left is reversed. Now when they try to fall off, the bar blocks their escape ;-)
  6. Designing Woodworking Projects
    I am designing a question-mark-shaped bench for a friend's shop. I am a graphic designer by trade, the anal swiss-trained type, and I have researched the ergonomics of a good design. The cushion thickness/depth for the seating/backrest has a big impact on the space required to meet ergonomic...
  7. Blogs
    Push Block/Hand Plane/Saw - Handles Hey guys. Just fooling around tonight with my new drawing tablet. (FIRST PICTURE) I drew a proportioned handle template for a hand plane (Stanley). It is not to scale though. You can scale it, print it out, and see what size works best for you. I made...
  8. Blogs
    Morris Chair / Rocking Chair Upholstery Resources As a woodworker first and upholsterer second, I struggled for years to find good information on how to upholster Morris Chairs and large rockers. Information on leather upholstery was particularly scarce in books, articles and videos. So I...
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