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a box distraction

It begins with this little box I made. Had been practicing chip carving in butternut & pine. Turned it into a box that right now holds small sharpening stuff. 265 more words

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test fitting the box w drawer

I did some more work on the box with drawer that I started the other day. First of all, this is as close as I get to having drawings to work from…and shortly after I begin, these are out the window.  247 more words

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Oak doesn't go bad...for the most part

 

I have a collection of bits & pieces of oak that I have carved over the years. One is a panel 7″ x 24″ – I wrote about this design way back when =  400 more words

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It'll look something like this

When I left Plimoth Plantation in June, I wrote that I would be pursuing other aspects of woodworking beyond 17th-century joined oak furniture. But I also laid out that I wasn’t giving up the oak stuff, just adding to it. 121 more words

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Make a Carved Oak Box - Sept 22-26

We just had a cancellation in my up-coming class in making a carved oak box – so if you would like to tackle this sort of work, September 22-26 in the Berkshire hills of western Massachusetts, Heartwood School is the place to be.  110 more words

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co-inspiration

I greatly appreciate the notes & emails, etc that I get from readers, students and more. It’s nice to hear that my work inspires some folks to go shave wood. 518 more words

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Here's where it's at

this showed up last week. 

and this. 

so here’s one direction I’m headed – some large crooks in these piles. 

and more. Some baskets & bowls to finish… 25 more words

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