As a wedding gift, I recently made the Sushi cutting board from David Picciuto’s book Make Your Own Cutting Boards: Smart Projects and Stylish Designs for a… Read more “Sushi Cutting Board from David Picciuto’s ‘Make Your Own Cutting Boards’”
Shop time has been a bit in short supply lately. I had a couple of days off this week where I was able to spend some quality… Read more “Accordion Style Christmas Tree Decoration”
I recently went into the shop after a few weeks of not being able to spend as much time in there as I would like, only to… Read more “Argh! Rust!”
The first half of 2015 really didn’t turn out to be much of a great woodworking period for me for various reasons. It hasn’t been until the… Read more “A Bit of a Catch Up Post”
Unfortunately, various events of late have kept me from getting into the shop as much as I would like. From end of summer and back to school,… Read more “A Woodworking Mindset During An Unintended Hiatus”
This post is following my usual theme of “better late than never”… I got the chance a few weekends ago to spend a day in New Haven,… Read more “A Day At Fine Woodworking Live 2013”
I finally got some supplies to start flattening and sharpening the Narex Chisels I got from Lee Valley a while back. So here is part 2 of the test drive where I compare a tuned up chisel to one of the ones untouched out of the box. I’ll also over go over some of my sharpening setup. Thanks to Kari Hultman and Mike Morton for the info they provided me recently regarding my waterstone!