Monthly Archives: November 2010

G&G Tray in the Clamps

All clamped up with no where to go… I decided to go with walnut plugs instead of ebony to complement the lighter ash.  16 square plugs, each hand cut, pillowed, and polished.  I really need an intern.

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Drilling Square Holes

Added a very unexciting bottom and drilled and chiseled 16 square peg holes. The holes are defined using a 3/8″ chisel off a mortising machine, drilled out with an undersized bit at the drill press, and pounded out with the … Continue reading

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Finger Joints To Be Proud Of

This evening, I started work on a simple tray with proud finger joints. I’m not sure where the project is going; I mostly wanted to give proud finger joints a try. So far so good. All the joints are hand-cut … Continue reading

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Sword Stand Started

I got this pirate sword up in Salem many, many moons ago and never really knew what to do with it.  I thought it would look cool hanging on a wall somehow, but I never really had a solid plan … Continue reading

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Hello WordPress!

A journey of a thousand miles starts with a single blog post. For a long time, I’ve been occasionally posting pictures of works in progress, but I’ve never had a way of putting it all together in one coherent way. … Continue reading

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