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Wednesday Upholstery - The Saga of the Tower

Life’s been a bit weird around here the last few days, so I haven’t had much time in the shop.  Had to take one of our kitties in for an unexpected surgery yesterday and the whole household of cats and people are just plain stressed out by the events.  214 more words

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"Profi" means "Professional" (we're pretty sure, we don't speak Czech)

Call me crazy, but I find chopping a mortise by hand to be one of the more enjoyable parts of a project. I get to grab a big beefy mortise chisel, … 824 more words

What You Must Know About The Craft Of Woodworking

Woodworking is a craft like no other. You get to work with one of nature’s most useful resources and make something with your mind and hands. 295 more words



I spent hours working out in the freezing cold of November 2013, to make this Shadow Box for my husband’s Christmas gift. I made it from scraps of wood that I found around the house, pieces of leather from past projects, glass from a picture frame, hinges from an old bench my grandfather made, and pieces of my husband horse tack for the door handle. 69 more words


Frankly, My Dear, I Need More Chisels

Paring chisels are the Clark Gable of the chisel world. Tall and Slender, graceful yet masculine, not perfect for every part but when the right role comes along they will knock your socks off. 556 more words

Blog Writer Recharging

Not even going to pretend this week.  This writer is out recharge his creative batteries and won’t be writing.  However, I have promised that I’d always do a post on Sunday so this week you get a picture: 67 more words

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