Greene & Greene Inspired Hand Plane

A while back I ordered two books, one Greene & Greene Furniture: Poems of Wood & Light by David Mathias the other Making Traditional Wooden Planes by John M. Whelan.  The books...
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Burl Bowl Anyone?

My father, ever the mountain man, is amazing to walk through the woods with.  He can point out every tree, bush, or plant by name and if he doesn’t know it he examines it to get clues and...
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Wormy Chestnut and Wenge Hand Plane

For some time now I have wanted to build a hand plane but have always had some other project I need to finish first, well I decided that I would always have some other project to finish and just jumped...
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Finished Loft Bed….Finally!

 Well after way to long working on this bed I finally finished it and my daughter loves it.  It probably would have been much simpler to just use smaller posts instead of glueing the three 2×6′s...
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Loft Bed

My daughter is now two and a half and my wife and I have another on the way so…. time to move the little one out of the crib, the only problem is that she doesn’t like the toddler bed that...
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Tree Box

   This weekend I had a little time to spend in the shop and wanted to cut a few dovetails as it has been a while. I am getting ready to start a chest of drawers project as part of the Woodwhisperer...
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Jim’s Curio Cabinet

I want to thank Jim for sending in this picture of a curio cabinet he built for his wife.  Looks great Jim, thanks for send it in.  Jim say’s “I built this cabinet for my wife’s...
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Just Finished the Desk!

I just finished my drafting/desk and finally brought it into the house this evening. This was a great project to make and there were two new techniques I used on this project, so I learned a lot. As part...
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Drafting Desk 3

I have finally finished the woodworking part of the drafting desk and am now ready for the finishing. I believe it turning out pretty well. I do have a funny story about putting the top together. I have...
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Wooden Gear Clock

Wood Gear Clock

    I have always had a fascination with how things work. As a kid I drove my parents’ crazy taking things apart but it was part of learning. Even today I will look at something a wonder how...
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