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  1. Summer

    This is one of my first wood carvings. pear wood
  2. Gavel number 2. Better yes or no?

    I posted photos of my first turned project, a gavel, early last year. Here is gavel #2. The last photo is of gavel #1. I hope you can see some improvement. This head was more detailed. The handle has a better feel in the hand. I wish I had added two grooves to the handle to allow a firmer...
  3. colored pear wood

    Pear wood, coloured and laqcuered. 40×11 cm Hello to everybody, I am new here and I would like to introduce myself. I am living in a small village in Germany where you can count more animals than people. Although I like almost every kind of woodworking, my passion is woodturning. I love to...
  4. Skiff Rocker for my granddaughter

    I built this Rocker for my granddaughter. Now that she is older she keeps stuffed animals in it. Great family air loom.
  5. Cat incense burner

    To redeem myself to Ned and anyone else that I might have inadvertently incensed. Incense burner carved from European Pear wood. Eyes are malachite and 'whiskers' are pencil lead. ~ A cat lover
  6. Madness

    Material: Pear wood and Walnut wood Measurements: 4.72"/7.09"or 12cm/18cm.
  7. christmas presents

    Some Christmas presents I made. Some small clocks for the parents and inlaws out of qswo and some spatulas from a pear tree limb. Also made about 10 cutting boards and 20 trivets, but I think everyone has seen plenty of those.
  8. Netsuke "Gnom"

    Material: Boxwood and pear wood Measurements: netsuke 1.73"(4,4cm) stand 2.17"(5.5cm) diameter
  9. letter opener

    my hobby,i made for gift.
  10. Netsuke "Dwarf"

    Netsuke "Dwarf" Netsuke are miniature sculptures that were invented in 17th-century Japan to serve a practical function (the two Japanese characters ne+tsuke mean "root" and "to attach"). Traditional Japanese garments-robes called kosode and kimono-had no pockets; however, men who wore them...
  11. Netsuke "Dragon"

    "Dragon" Material: Boxwood and pear wood Measurements: netsuke 1.54"(3.9cm) stand 2.17"(5.5cm) diameter
  12. Designing Woodworking Projects
    See the following project: It seems that Popular Mechanics only keeps the plans on their site for a limited time. Does anyone happen to have a copy of these plans?
  13. Wood & Lumber
    Hello out there, I'm in the process of acquiring some bartlett pear logs from an orchard that is being replanted. I'd like to get some feedback on a few different issues: 1. Does anyone know of any band saw mill operators in the San Francisco bay area? 2. Any input on how best to mill the...
  14. Power Tools, Hardware and Accessories
    I am looking into getting a set of paring chisels and I have been looking at getting vintage chisels. Often, I see references to Wiitherby and sometimes Wiitherby and Butcher. Are these the same or did the companies merge at some point?
  15. Power Tools, Hardware and Accessories
    I think tools for men are like shoes are to women - can't have enough. However, we sometimes get caught with the paradigm of using the cheapest tools. In my new ShopNotes post, I discuss why buying expensive tools is a good thing. See that post here.
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