A while back, I turned a door stop off center to see what I got. I wanted something different than the hundreds of examples on the Net and I really liked the result. For that offset turning, I used a 2×6 of mahogany (http://lumberjocks.com/projects/298570).
The other day, I was cleaning up and...
Not a Ford, but it could be, Just a little truck ready for fun, play and imagination!
Well it was a wet summer downunder and Autumn [Fall] has been equally as damp.
My under the house shed which is cut into the sandstone rock has been consistently damp to wet as the water hydraulics through the...
I'd like to share my tilting router jig which allows to mill unique edge profiles using simple standard router bits. I believe the only limit is the user's imagination !
The tilting base pivots inwards on a piano hinge to mill edge profiles and outwards to mill inboard edge profiles (two...
"The Three L's of Wood"
The Three L's of Wood
....'learning wood' was the full-fill-ment of a need to support myself, 'loving wood' is the passion before me as I follow your in-grained beauty and all the while I am 'living wood' as one now lost within the artistic expression of the image...
"Workin' Wood at Haiku"
Workin' Wood at Haiku
....the last snow-flake falls,
box of wood splays my beauty,
pedals blow grace-full….
From where I'm coming from….it's all-ready written in the wood….
"Work Smart, Work Safe and Live to Work The Wood" --by RusticWoodArt
Work Smart, Work Safe, and Live to Work The Wood
....so where does it all begin, this thing I call slabbin' at wood?
What must one do? I'm sure we all know the how-when-where-why questions, and so after coming to terms with...
"Upcoming Awards Event" --by RusticWoodArt
Upcoming Awards Event
"Twice a year, LumberJocks.com hosts a Woodworking Awards Event. Watch for more details about how to participate and what the Awards Recipients will receive in honor of their woodworking abilities."
Not Just Any Box...
"Waundering at Topographics in Forests of Woods" --by RusticWoodArt
Waundering at Topographic's in Forests of Woods
Note: The following places, names and locations have or may have been changed to protect the rights and continued life, of the individuals involved, along with their need to...
An Introduction of Wood Happenings
An Introduction of Wood Happenings
So it's that time again….and if you've spent any amount of time around here at LJ; last spring, summer and fall then you must know by now, some-what as to my occasional excursions into the forests and woods of New England...
"Hand Planning of In-Grained Wood" --by RusticWoodArt
Hand Planning of In-Grained Wood
....out in this walk of life,
i have tapped the shoulder of my many other's,
where were it not for dreamers of more,
i should have given up my presence long of yes-ter-year's….
--"enter not the dwelling...
"Art-Full Color" --by RusticWoodArt
Color that is felt, is in essence the pigments of shadowed hues brought to life, by an imaginative handwork, of the artist….
--all creation awaits the expression of color, that the artist feels rising up within his//her makeup, and so when...
"Waunderin' Characters of Wood" --by RusticWoodArt
Waunderin' Characters of Wood
....my time is the culmination of the work of a universe,
where were it not for others of me singing verse,
i might even think that i was the only teller of rhyme,
but as so often happens to actors in fields...
"Screeching Laughter of Owly Woods" --by RusticWoodArt
Screeching Laughter of Owly Wood
....wherefore comes this walking waunderer of zenith's quest,
with feet planted firmly bearing azimuth's best,
north was my starting till i touched 90 degree at east,
and then i finished by coming full...
"Wordy Wooder" by RusticWoodArt
....being born this way with a head filled full of words,
and then next came the realization that my hands were created,
to give expression to the images that swirled around within,
while playing the part of verbal misfit,
until the day my...
"Ghost's of Wood" --by RusticWoodArt
Ghost's of Wood
....this place i am found in as part of the all,
can be said to be a mis-taken identity,
that preceded from what other's called the call,
before i made a case for individuality-of-entity….
--when i was young and free as the rivulets of...
"Speaking of Wood" --by RusticWoodArt
Speaking of Wood
What we speak of when we speak wood, is only a tonal nasal activity that soon fades into the ether of our landscape, where reside the scavenging lurkers who are too busy picking up the collected outcasts, those left over pieces of wood...
"Imagination as Timed Out" --by RusticWoodArt
Imagination as Timed Out
....and so it comes that with the passing of time,
i sought to find a way to get outside that box of losing my-self,
by being regulated//manipulated to the governing of the tick-tock,
where all creation awaits the...
"Who Lights the Fire that Burns from Yonder Tree?"
Who Lights the Fire that Burns from Yonder Tree?
....shifting shadows in this my woodworking world, are but the lines that write themselves over the grey in-filling that passes it's time within the scope of my head, as i imagine what there...
I already suffer from an anxiety/panic disorder which led me to find woodworking as my escape. I use it to gain focus, clear my mind and lower my breathing, heart rate and anxiety. When working with wood, I get so focused on the wood, that I don't think or worry about...
"Running With Imagination" --by RusticWoodArt
Running With Imagination
....running with imagination is eating the opportunities of all that is before me!
Come take a walk with me today….this morning down the corridors of mind, where the the dreams of opportunity are weighed on the scales of...