I set out to try several new techniques in making this dovetailed keepsake box and I’m pleased with how it turned out. All of the joints are cut by hand. The primary wood is curly maple and the top features a zebrawood panel suspended in the grooved lid. The hinges are antiqued brass. Advertisements Continue reading Dovetailed Keepsake Box
This was my first attempt at designing a stool. I had no preset plan, but was shooting for a vaguely Japanese rectilinear design. There are no nails or screws – it’s held together with wedged mortise and tenon joints. The primary wood is walnut and the wedges are maple. Continue reading Wedged mortise & tenon stool
Here is a small black walnut bowl I just turned out of a small log that was sitting in my shop for a year. The dark/light color variation comes from the combination of heart and sapwood. Continue reading Trying my hand at another bowl
Walnut pencils finished with a homemade beeswax and walnut oil finish. Continue reading Pencils are done!
The beginning stages of some new walnut pencils. Continue reading Walnut pencils in progress
This is the excerpt for your very first post. Continue reading Heart and sapwood cherry knife