The nail head trim upholstered headboard… My wife longed for one. She showed me pictures, and I said “Oh, that’s nice” with a smile on my face. The answer to the following question made me cry a little inside… I asked “How much? I wouldn’t mind getting a new headboard.” I went through the 3 […]
Kreg brand Pocket Hole Jigs have become synonymous with DIYers over years. In truth, these things have been around forever, and even before Kreg came on the scene for consumers, pocket hole joinery was alive and well. So why even use pocket hole joinery? Well, it’s fast. I mean speedy gonzalez meets the road runner fast, […]
In many avenues of life, camaraderie bolsters the soul, hones skill, and enlivens new passion. To that end, lets talk (well I guess I’ll write and you read) about the new appreciation I’ve found for woodworking guilds.
I’ve had lots of interest around this bowl after sharing the rough turned photo in my post, Chip-N-Dip On The Way. Well, it’s 8 months later (where does time actually go?) and the piece is ready to be finish turned. I used the “dip” portion of the bowl to expand the chuck jaws into. Since the inside surface […]
Go check out the new shop, Going Local NC, which highlights the talent of local NC artisans! My work can be found here along with many others. Work ranges from gourmet coffee and dog treats to great photography and wood turning! Going Local NC will be holding its grand opening tomorrow 9-4-2014 at 5 p.m. […]
Many woodworkers will spend top dollar on new machinery that’s “safe”, but neglect their own long term health. Woodworking creates lots and lots of dust. Over time, this can lead to respiratory problems that no one wants to deal with. No matter what your solution to dust control is, just about anything is better than nothing. […]