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Alaska post


I’ve written before about how I consider myself pretty lucky. Mostly healthy, wonderful family, nice home – that sort of thing. On top of that, I get to make my living doing interesting and challenging work that I love. 892 more words



I’ve never been cool.  My natural tendencies, interests, even hair, just wouldn’t allow for it.  I’ve never been into fast cars or fast boats.  For a couple years, I even drove a bright blue-green Ford Aspire — and I… 350 more words

May with Plymouth CRAFT

These days, I tend to be out ahead of myself a bit. While teaching the chest class in Connecticut a week or so ago, I was thinking of preparing the next class(es), in Alaska. 477 more words


Hooks from Crooks

When splitting branch crooks for spoons, I often end up with a thin split from the upper portion of the crook.  Sometimes such a piece may have potential for a smaller eating spoon, but I also like to use them for wall hooks.   184 more words

Make Your Own Wooden Bottle Opener

This is a simple project that can be done in an afternoon.

I start with a length of walnut the size of my palm and thumb extended around 6 inches. 140 more words


fitting the cupboard door

As promised – fitting a wooden hinge on a cupboard door. Again, I think I’ve never covered this on the blog. Here’s the cupboard, sans door: note the rabbet in the muntin beside the door opening. 276 more words


joined chest class session 2

Last weekend was the 2nd session (of 5) of the joined chest class I’m teaching at Connecticut Valley School of Woodworking. These guys are working pretty hard…here’s pictures and captions – 155 more words