All of the boxes that I made over the winter have now gone home to be with a member of my family. I had each of my children and their spouses draw numbers so that they could choose from the […]
Returning to wood and tools after a 20-year hiatus.
This box is made of Cherry with a Curly Maple lid and a handle made of Fishtail Oak (or eucalyptus). The cherry and the fishtail were purchased locally at Midwest Woodworkers here in Omaha. The curly maple came from a […]
Even more beautiful than I imagined. When I picked up these pieces of cut-offs from a pallet in a Phoenix wood store, they were really rough in most cases. After you have worked with figure for a while, the eye […]
Earlier this month I was in Phoenix visiting my brother and his family. Before I left Omaha, I searched the area for woodworking stores in the area. This is a normal routine for me, and I typically have to sort […]
Just finished a box made of a wood known locally as Fishtail Oak (eucalyptus) with a Birdseye Maple lid and an ebony handle. The Fishtail has a wonderful pattern to it that ranges from small ovals to long stretched out […]