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Boxes and Tray in the Done Pile

Two more coats of clear shellac, buffed with steel wool and a coat of paste wax finishes out these few simple projects.  I think that I derive as mush satisfaction from making these simple, utilitarian projects as I do from creating anything else.   356 more words


on finishing well

It’s been hard to write lately. For one reason or another – mostly the whirl of transition over the past few months – it’s been difficult to know what to feel, let alone translate feelings into words. 1,031 more words

Two Coats of Bug Secretions

I been piecing on the boxes and trays after work this week.  An hour, at the most, every evening before having to call it quits.  Nothing ground breaking, just finish planing and a little sanding.   334 more words


Consistency Month: Week 3, Day 4

Yesterday morning I turned the alarm off.  In my 5:30am brain, my shoulders were too sore from the day before to do the workout.  By 6:30am, my brain was feeling a bit better.  134 more words

Impressed pierced pendant.

Sometimes things stall so close to completion that you wonder later how and why you ran out of steam when so little more effort was needed to get a finish. 195 more words


Harrier Goes for PUR with Morgana DigiBook 300

Harrier LLC, the UK’s foremost digital printing photobook specialist, based in Newton Abbot, Devon, has announced the purchase and installation of a DigiBook 300 PUR perfect binding machine from Morgana Systems. 980 more words


Restoring a Jobey Stromboli 160

I have been looking for a Jobey Stromboli for quite a while now but never found the shape I wanted. I love the rustic almost Sea Rock look of the Stromboli finish and the Jobey link system has intrigued me. 2,944 more words

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