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Returning to wood and tools after a 20-year hiatus.

Red Zebrawood and Cherry Box #2

This is another box of the same Red Zebrawood or Ebiara, Curly Cherry and Ebony.  The top is Cherry and the rest is Ebiara except for the black Ebony highlights. The differences between this box and the last that I […]

Red Zebrawood and Cherry Box

This box is made of Red Zebrawood or Ebiara, Curly Cherry and Ebony.  The top is Cherry and the rest is Ebiara except for the black Ebony highlights. Once again, Gerry at Midwest Woodworkers brought in something that I just […]

Marblewood and Walnut Box

Over the Christmas break, I dug out a small piece of Marblewood that I picked up a year ago in Kansas City at Metro Hardwoods.  Ever on the look for a nice piece of wood for a small project, I […]

A Box for My Wife

Yesterday was a special day for my wife and I.  I proposed on that day in 1975, and we always try to remember the date in some special way.  It was a perfect time to wrap up this box made […]

Beli Wood Arts & Crafts Clock

This Arts & Crafts clock was made for my wife’s birthday.  As usual, I finished it late, but she is happy none the less. The clock was made from a single plank of Beli (or Bali as marked by the […]