• Thinking Odd Even for Socialization in 2024
     Based on what I know about myself and the Myers-Briggs tests (three times taken), I am only slightly extroverted.  As such, fine at work but enjoy my respite at home.  Too much socialization drains me. . Covid was no doubt a sad event and many lives lost.  If there was an upside from this misery, it was the amount of time I was able to spend at home without any commitment to go anywhere.  About three months into Covid, I... Read more
    Source: Joe's Wood Working Journey Published on: 2023-12-09
  • 1912 Ex-Segovia Cedar/East Indian Rosewood Classical Guitar
    Inspired by Andrés Segovia’s famous 1912 Manuel Ramirez guitar, I chose Western red cedar top and East Indian rosewood back and sides from my collection of tone wood once owned by the late John Weissenrieder, an American guitar maker who lived in Italy.It has three piece twenty-plus year old Western red cedar top, a Simplicio style rosette and an East Indian rosewood bridge with a Mother of Pearl/bone tie block cover. The back and sides are East Indian rosewood that was... Read more
    Source: Wilson Burnham Guitars Published on: 2023-12-08
  • The 3 Principles of Hand Sawing
    Click to play Follow these 3 Things to Improve EVERY saw cut I love hand sawing.  I think it is THE MOST IMPORTANT hand skill to master.  But it freaks a lot of woodworkers out and creates frustration.  The thing is when the cuts go well, everything goes well.  All the work gets easier and […] The post The 3 Principles of Hand Sawing appeared first on The Renaissance Woodworker.... Read more
    Source: Renaissance Woodworker Blog Published on: 2023-12-08
  • How to get zero creep in your glue ups
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    Source: Journeyman's journal Published on: 2023-12-08
  • 15 drawer dresser......
     Started the new project in the last part of the AM and stopped it on a good note in the PM. The Printer's Tray will be done tomorrow or maybe even tonight. I may get ambitious and trot my buns back down to the shop after dinner. The frames made it to the Frame It shop and Maria looked relieved when I told her I didn't need them for xmas. I doubt that they will be ready until after the... Read more
    Source: Accidental Woodworker Published on: 2023-12-08
  • Monday (Dec. 11) Last Day for Holiday Shipping
    Monday is the last day that items ordered from Lost Art Press will be certain to arrive before Christmas. After Monday, the chance that the package will make it in time will decrease day by day. So now is the time to order that Letterpress “By Hammer & Hand” Poster (we have only 121 left)....... Read more
    Source: Lost Art Press Published on: 2023-12-07
  • —-Enjoy all we have to offer!—-
    https://www.timetestedtools.net/ where you can enjoy lot of vintage hand tool information https://diy.timetestedtools.net/ where you can enjoy Do-it-yourself post for everything from my adventures in woodworking to outdoors to sawmilling and much more. https://bladesmithing.timetestedtools.net/ for my journey in bladesmithing. I’m sure you can pick up some information on knife making or just browse through the knives for your own ideas.... Read more
    Source: Time Tested Tools Published on: 2023-12-07
  • at the finish line.......
     I have a couple of projects at the finish line and two that crossed it. The printer's tray has a couple of coats of shellac on it and I think one more coat on the hamper and I can call that done too. I got two picture frames done and I'll bring them to the Frame It shop tomorrow. Now that these  three are almost done I've turned my short attention span to the next project. I started that in... Read more
    Source: Accidental Woodworker Published on: 2023-12-07
  • Now Shipping Anarchist’s Squares
    We just listed 140 more Anarchist Square Kits in our store this evening. This is a fun afternoon project for a budding or experienced woodworker. The joinery and decorative details are all cut – you just have to tidy it up and assemble it. We published a 14-minute video on how we assemble the squares...... Read more
    Source: Lost Art Press Published on: 2023-12-07
  • Baseball Furniture
    Trompe L'oeil Marquetry Cabinet by Silas Kopf and Tim Faner c. 1988 - close-upTrompe L'Oeil Marquetry Cabinet by Silas Kopf and Tim Faner c. 1988 - with other memorabiliaI was at Christies this past week looking at an exhibition of modern furniture, so I decided to also check out the items in a different upcoming auction - the baseball memorabilia collected over a 40 year period by the legendary Geddy Lee of Rush. I don't collect baseball memorabilia, but I... Read more
    Source: Joel's Blog at Tools for Working Wood Published on: 2023-12-06
  • finally, this friday.......
    A couple of months ago I noticed that the hearing in my left ear was diminishing. It is now at the point where I can't hear out of it at all. Even with my hearing aid in, I still can't hear. I can't even hear the 3 beeps the hearing aid does when I first turn it on. This friday I have an appointment with audiology for a hearing test. I feel like I've been jerked around with this bouncing... Read more
    Source: Accidental Woodworker Published on: 2023-12-06
  • Remarkable Invention
    As I walk through the streets of Oxford before the lunchtime food providers open their doors, I am always fascinated by the lines of upturned exposure of the undersides of chairs and stools used for cafe seating, In this case, it’s the ingenious multi-grooved spindle moulder cuts in the backs of chair rails just to... Source... Read more
    Source: Paul Sellers' Blog Published on: 2023-12-06
  • the latest from my shop
    I just posted a couple of loft items for sale on the substack blog – a carved panel and two carved bowls. I wrote in the post – not new, not used. That post is open to all so you can see it at this link – https://peterfollansbeejoinerswork.substack.com/p/for-sale-from-the-loft The loft was the cleanest it’s been … Continue reading the latest from my shop... Read more
    Source: Peter Follansbee, joiner's notes Published on: 2023-12-05
  • The Sargent Prelateral #400 series Hand Planes
    The Sargent Prelateral #400 series Hand Planes as published in the March 2023 issue of The Gristmill By Don Wilwol Tool collectors, traditional woodworkers, and [...]... Read more
    Source: Time Tested Tools Published on: 2023-12-05
  • Chambered Body E-mando: part 4
    Well, it’s all getting rather exciting! In this video, the neck gets glued to the body, the fretboard goes on and is fretted! It’s all coming together nicely.... Read more
    Source: A Luthier's Blog Published on: 2023-12-05