Each side of the desk has three legs — with a small 12 inch gap between two of the legs where a drawer will fit. I decided that using mortise and tenons on those pieces between the legs was the […]
Returning to wood and tools after a 20-year hiatus.
This picture shows the well used plane that I purchased when Judy’s parents left the farm and retired. I am using this number 7 plane to joint the boards that form the top. Normally, you would use a power joiner, […]
Always enamored with quarter-sawn white oak, I picked that wood for my first big project a few months back. There is a great place over in Dunlap, IA where you can get lumber at nice prices that are planed (roughly) […]
As a young boy, the oldest of the children, I often found myself lingering around a project that my father was working during his day off. In the cold months, his projects were in the warm, company owned shop that […]
Shortly after our last child was born, Judy and I moved to her home town in Kansas. A lot of influences went into that decision, and one of them was the opportunity to work with Judy’s father, Curt L Regehr. […]