Monthly Archives: October 2015

Wednesday Woodworking – Marquetry and a box

Now that the weather is turning and days are getting shorter I am moving back to indoor projects.  Tonight I started a marquetry piece: It’s a Celtic heart knot.  Some of you might remember me working on a piece like … Continue reading

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I got my replacement keyboard yesterday so I can type again. This is one of those weeks where I haven’t been very creative.  I haven’t written anything and the only thing I’ve made in my workshop is a utility shelf … Continue reading

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Wednesday Woodworking – Planter box done

I did it.  Finished the planter box.  It took more time than I thought it would.  The angles turned out harder to do than I had thought at first.  I should have spent more time modeling the joinery in SketchUp.  … Continue reading

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Keyboards and Quilts

A wise man would just stop now, go put the pizza in the oven, open a bottle and move on without trying to write today. I am not a wise man. Today was great and I was about to sit … Continue reading

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