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another wainscot chair project

some years ago, I had two projects making copies of wainscot chairs. Both were projects based on chairs from Hingham, Massachusetts. First, a copy of a wainscot chair at the Brooklyn Museum, here’s the original: 306 more words


London Joyners v Sawyers, Turners v Joyners

These two excerpts are from: Henry Laverock Phillips, Annals of the Worshipful Company of Joiners of the City of London, (London: privately printed, 1915) 890 more words


Custom Butcherblock - Yellow Pine - 2014:2015

By David Rae, With help from Me

Almost ten years after David approached me about building a custom designed record box, I was sketching out plans for another project to satisfy his eclectic taste.   1,303 more words

David Rae

symmetry schm-metry

I can usually swing with some general symmetry, or “approximate symmetry” as I often call it. This chest of drawers I’ve been building just fooled me, almost knocked me off my feet. 63 more words


England 2015

I’m back from teaching two classes with the New English Workshop. It was my first trip to England to do woodworking, my previous visits had been for furniture study. 995 more words


Bowl carving tools and video update

I wrote a couple of posts about the spoon carving tools I use; axes, knives and hook knives. https://pfollansbee.wordpress.com/2015/06/11/10400/ and https://pfollansbee.wordpress.com/2015/06/11/some-spoon-carving-hatchets/

As I have been hewing the tulip poplar bowls, I’ve had some questions about those tools. 663 more words


I wasn't kidding

about having lots of bowls in progress. there’s 2 or 3 others that didn’t get in the photo.