Our first 2 week Dresser course ended quite successfully on Saturday, May 28th (I am getting a little behind with my posts!). Bob left around 4 o’clock with a finished dresser, complete with oil. He was quite happy! I turned some maple knobs for him which contrast nicely with the cherry. Here is Bob oiling […]
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Dresser Course Flying Along!
Time seems to be flying by as Don and Bob are nearing the finish line on their dressers. Each one of the guys is making a fine dresser out of solid cherry, complete with hand-cut dovetails and hand-planed drawer bottoms, as well as a beautiful mortise-and-tenon back with raised panels. Here they are cutting the […]
Finished Dresser Pictures
Well we finished the model dresser for our dresser course and I am quite pleased on how it turned out. Our dresser course is well underway, actually we are on the fifth day of the class and the students are moving along quite well. (More on this in the next post.) As promised, I have […]
Today I spent a good part of the day doing something that I don’t usually do everyday, carving Hebrew letters! I really enjoy carving and have done some throughout the past 15 years or so, from chip carved signs to hand carved eagles. It seems like I tend to do more letter carving than anything. […]
A Dovetail Workout!
Tim, our new apprentice and I have been working feverishly on the prototype for our new 4- drawer dresser class. This class will be chocked full of wonderful opportunities to learn many new skills as well as the possibility of improving your dovetail skills! We have cut the dados by hand with a saw and […]
Woodworking Show in Houston Texas
Just wanted to write and let you all know that we are down here in Houston Texas, demonstrating at THE WOODWORKING SHOW this weekend, April 2nd -3rd. We will have ongoing demos on hand-cutting dovetails as well as using hand planes. We will be demonstrating inlay and shaping chair parts right from the log. We […]