Couple Xmas presents finished today. First one: My 6 year old is into chinese checkers and has a crappy tin one that the marbles won’t stay on, so I made him a wooden one, with checkers on the back and … Continue reading →
Yes another wood post… Devised a fixture for cutting lumber on the bandsaw. Built it last week and finished when the t-slots arrived yesterday. Its basically a table that attaches to the band saw, with a sled that runs in … Continue reading →
I’ve got wood… And I’m gonna tell you all about it. Seriously, spent quite a bit of time yesterday and today harvesting wood from fallen trees. Cut up an old mulberry from the edge of the woods with my dad, … Continue reading →
Made this square during the hurricane yesterday. Rived the wood from oak and mulberry firewood. Used all hand tools; hatchet, planes,saws, scraper. Finished with my day old walnut water stain before boiled linseed oil and wax. Just something fun. Still pondering what bigger project I should start.
I was briefly detoured from a couple projects by my new found love of the lathe. I got up early this morning and turned a few things. Found some old locust posts kicking around so I cut one down for … Continue reading →