Sometimes, greed overpowers your brain, and you make decisions that later seem less wise. Yesterday, Judy and I traveled to St. Joseph, Missouri to pick up more wood at Simpson and Sons sawmill just south of town. My new friend […]
Returning to wood and tools after a 20-year hiatus.
Virtually every piece of Greene and Greene furniture contains ebony highlights. As I prepared to add the highlights to my desk, I considered using Indian Rosewood instead due to the cost of ebony, and the scarcity of it in my […]
It is kind of weird when you find something that is under your nose, and you did not know that it existed. Science finds those kinds of things all the time now, and that is the marvel of creation. Finding […]
The breadboards for the desk are mostly done. They fit on each end of the core of the desk, or the main flat part of the desk. Each finished end fits on the core over a spline, and glued only […]
For Christmas, I promised handmade desks for each of my children and their families. The caveat being that I might not actually be done by Christmas day, but I hope they know that I am good for it. I proposed […]