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  1. First attemp at hand carving

    My first attempt at hand carving. I made this Welsh Love Spoon for my wife as an anniversary gift a couple of years ago. I used my scroll saw to cut the pattern out of a piece of 1/2" material. I then carved it down to about 1/4" diameter on the handle and scraped/carved out the spoon portion...
  2. Refined Rustic Dining Table in Burr Oak, for a Kansas Flint Hills Stone Home

    This customer wanted something "different" for their beautiful Kansas Flinthill's Limestone Prairie home. We selected Burr Oak for the wood, finishing it without stain. My goal was to use the natural edge on the outside, and find boards that had as much character and as many knots, as I could...
  3. Designing Woodworking Projects
    Just finished watching the latest episode of "Rough Cut" and it reminded me of something I still haven't grasped fully. I don't understand why you need a haunched tenon. Why not just have a tenon with four shoulders? seems like it would make for easier machine setup. Can someone enlighten me?
  4. Woodworking Skill Share
    I have been looking at several sites that show examples and methods of/for the use of haunched tenon joinery. While I admire the skill set needed to create such, I still don't understand whether it would ever be considered "necessary", and how big a difference/improvement the use of such a...
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