My wife and I drove to the sawmill yesterday in Dunlap, Iowa. Our new home does not have medicine cabinets in either of the upstairs bathrooms, so I plan to build some to fit our tastes and space. Mostly I […]
Musings upon wood and tools after a 20-year hiatus.
In my new shop, I am far from being ready to do any serious work, so I have been experimenting some with the combination of water-based wood dyes and oil stains. The combination of the two stains can give your […]
My wife and I moved a couple of weeks ago into the city of Omaha. After living 25 miles north in the country for 7 years, adjustments and unpacking are taking place everywhere. The long pull for me will be […]
I completed desk #4 last Sunday. This desk marks the end of the Stickley writing desk project. The first desk went to my wife and served to let me work out all the kinks on the others. This desk goes […]
This morning, I put the final coat of finish on the last of the 4 desks. I laughed to myself to think that I thought I might have these all done shortly after Christmas. And here it is approaching the […]