Roubo Build - Base Glue Up

Roubo Bench Build – Part 5

I spent a few hours in the shop continuing on the base of the bench.  With the mortises out of the way, it was time to start cutting the tenons.  I started with the four end rails, 2 on top and 2 on...
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Chalkboard in the Workshop?

A few months ago while walking around in Home Depot, I noticed that they carry chalkboard, dry erase, and magnetic paint.  My wife and I had been doing a lot of work to our 4 year old daughters room...
Roubo leg mortise

Roubo Bench Build -Part 4

So the bench build has slowed down drastically.  I was making great progress when I received a phone call from my wife while siting on a plane here in Atlanta.  She had fallen on Stone Mountain a local...
Woodworking T Shirts

High Rock Woodworking and MWA T-Shirts

  This past weekend I had the opportunity to do a tour of Fine Woodworking up in Connecticut.  While I was there Dyami of Penultimate Workshop and I spent some time talking about the future of Modern...
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Roubo Tenon

Roubo Bench Build – Part 3

    It has been a few weeks since I have made much progress on the Roubo bench as I ran low on 8/4″ boards for the legs and didn’t want to start on just part of the legs.  The local...
Roubo End Cap

Roubo Bench Build – Part 2

I am very pleased with the progress I have made this weekend on the Roubo bench.  Right after I posted the last entry here my hardware arrived from Benchcrafted.  I am very hands on and wanted to hold...
Roubo Bench

Roubo Bench Build – Part 1

As many of you know I am member of The Woodwhisperer Guild.  If you are not familiar with the guild, I highly recommend checking it out as it is a great way to help challenge your skills as a new or...
End Grain Cutting Boards

Christmas Presents, Christmas Presents!

It is that time a year again.  When as woodworkers we have been spending the past month not only buying Christmas presents but making a few also.  For my projects I ended up with 6 end grain cutting...
End Grain Cutting Board

End Grain Cutting Board

End Grain Cutting Board   Last week was my father’s birthday and I decided to make him an end grain cutting board.  This has always been a project I have wanted to build but just never...

How Do You Measure?

Over the weekend I spent a few hours in Woodcraft with fellow MWAmembers after our monthly Atlanta meeting.  As usual, I migrated to the hand planes isle and couldn’t help but notice on the other...
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