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2017 Year In Preview!

  So, I thought about doing a “year in review” for 2016 but realized that didn’t make much sense because it was all right there on the blog if you wanted to read about it.  Instead I’m going to do … Continue reading

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A different kind of woodwork…

Ok, so I totally dropped the ball on my last post and didn’t follow up with pics and a rundown of RFO 2016.  Shame on me.  I had a great time, stayed busy, sold some stuff, made some stuff.  Didn’t … Continue reading

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Spindle turning on my Grandfather’s lathe…

A few years back, my Papa gave me his lathe.  It is an old Craftsman model, and he used it to do all the turnings in his house.  I remember as a kid being very intimidated by it, the noise … Continue reading

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Ye Olde Production Work…

So I’m finally getting started on products for the much talked about Renaissance Faire of the Ozarks.  First on my list is a batch of folding stools.  This is a really neat project and something kind of different than what … Continue reading

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Sweeping up the Holidays…

As of this weekend, the last of the presents have been handed out and our long Holiday season has come to a close.  It was a very busy December for me in the shop between making gifts for friends and … Continue reading

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An Unusual Chair…

This little chair, with three legs and an octagonal seat, was inspired by a 15th century Italian masterpiece, all carvings and inlay… Image from the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York While mine is plainer by far, it provides an … Continue reading

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The Aumbry Completed

The completed Aumbry, set up in our hall.  I really like this furniture piece.  It would make a great bookcase, wine cabinet, linen cabinet for a bathroom or bedroom, all sorts of things.  I made it using the standard lumber … Continue reading

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An Aumbry in the rough…

My latest project, an Aumbry.  I’m making this piece to take to a craft show in Ozark, MO, the first weekend of October.  It’s the last bit of furniture on my list for that show.  Then I’ll have a few … Continue reading

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