On my way to an Iowa sawmill in mid-June, I stopped off to visit an Iowa friend of mine. Mark and I are friends of only a couple years, but our connection through the church brought us together where we […]
Returning to wood and tools after a 20-year hiatus.
Once again, relying upon my local Woodcraft store in Omaha to supply me with some nice promotional woods to try out, I found a couple of pieces of Black Mesquite. Obviously, the two pieces were from different trees as the […]
My wife’s family reunion plans to have an auction when they get together this summer, and our church is going to have an auction to gather funds for a mission trip this summer. To assist the family reunion auction, I […]
Who doesn’t love love a wood that is purple in it’s natural state?? Nearly every woodworker falls all over themselves to claim a board or two for a project that screams out to them when they first see that color. […]
I love figured woods! Each subsequent project reflects more of my desire to let the wood itself be a prominent feature. This small box took some time to complete. The desire to let the beauty of the wood outstripped the […]