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Is a third of a hurdle a thirdle?

I decided I’d better work at making a hurdle, to practice up for this weekend’s class with Plymouth CRAFT http://plymouthcraft.org/?tribe_events=riving-now-two-days

After splitting & riving the stock, there’s drawknife work at a shaving horse. 104 more words


connections made at Dickinsons Reach

You know you’re getting close…

When you see this little yurt. After Jogge’s class, a small group of friends made a special trip out to Bill Coperthwaite’s place called Dickinsons Reach in Maine. 370 more words


Sloyd w Jogge at Lie-Nielsen

Last weekend was the class Jogge Sundqvist taught at Lie-Nielsen. I managed to stick my nose into it, but did almost no woodwork. Instead, I listened carefully, and tried to get around and see all the students as they worked. 346 more words


two white oak baskets

Look what fell in my lap – a great white oak basket, from Kim L, via Martha. thanks to both.

It’s a large, heavy-duty basket. All white oak. 264 more words


Last Maine trip for 2015

I’m just back from two-plus weeks in Maine. Jogge Sundqvist came over from Sweden to teach a 2-day class in the techniques of sloyd; working riven green wood with axe and knife. 225 more words


Summer shenanigans

Summer has very much moved into autumn here in the forest with chilly nights and the leaves turning. We have had a busy summer with lots happening, here is a little update of what we have been up to… 831 more words

I made a quick trip out West

Well, west for someone from eastern Massachusetts. Delivered this chest with drawers to the Windsor Historical Society, Windsor, Connecticut. http://www.windsorhistoricalsociety.org/  I stained it red with iron oxide mixed in linseed oil. 447 more words