Author Archives: Andrew Reynolds

About Andrew Reynolds

Born in California Did the school thing studying electronics, computers, release engineering and literary criticism. I work in the high tech world doing software release engineering Then I got prostate cancer Now I am a blogger and work in my wood shop doing scroll saw work and marquetry.

Friday Wisdom – Chocolate

Question: What does it mean when you’ve got melted chocolate on your hands? Answer: You’re eating too slowly. More wisdom next week, Andrew

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Wednesday Marquetry – the tulip

This week I’m working on the marquetry for my freeform box.  This tulip is knife cut using dyed veneers.  This will go on the underside of the lid.  The top will get a rose – I’ll start that this weekend. … Continue reading

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Friday Wisdom – Caring

If you think nobody cares about you – try missing a couple of payments. More wisdom next week, Andrew

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Wednesday Woodworking – Milling and Roses

In the workshop this weekend I put my two new tools – the jointer and planner – to work on milling some maple lumber I am reclaiming for a set of cafe doors I am building.  The wood came off … Continue reading

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