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Monthly Archives: July 2011
Lacquered apple and oiled apple (or maybe pear). The bigger one gave me some grief as I was taking the final (of course) cuts in the bowl; an “invisi-check” caught the gouge, which then split and caused the chisel to take … Continue reading
Spoons and such are really hard to hold if you want to use both hands to hold tools. Here I’m using four clamps, a 2×4 and a bench dog so I can get into bowl of this dipper. The little … Continue reading
Spoons are fun! And a great use of fire fodder. There are some great blog posts out there on carving spoons (Village Carpenter, Robin Wood, Peter Follansbee) and I’d been thinking about it but have very limited carving experience (ie … Continue reading
I needed to measure the depth of some big wide mortises and the only thing I could find that worked was my marking gauge. Worked quite well actually but felt kinda lame. Made me think I needed a “real” depth … Continue reading