At a former residence in the country, where we enjoyed many years of backyard woods, we delighted in birds not normally seen in the city. Among them were many varieties of woodpecker and nuthatches. To celebrate my birthday during our […]
Returning to wood and tools after a 20-year hiatus.
The third bowl made from the remnant of a soft curly maple board acquired in St. Joseph, MO. The walnut lip on this bowl is 1/2 of the thickness from a piece of walnut that was used on the lip […]
Combining the soft curly maple mentioned in the previous posting with a bit of walnut trim on this bowl gave it a nice banding to set off the curl of the maple. This particular view is rich as it shows […]
A business trip several years ago to St. Joseph, MO ended with a personal trip to a local sawmill. There I saw several two inch thick slabs of soft curly maple, each between 9 and 10 inches wide. As I […]
Last fall I had some extra time on my hands. My office has an older, but functional color laser printer that sat on an small plant stand drafted to get the printer up off the floor. Every purposeful reflection on […]