Category Archives: Personal Favorites

The History of Wood, Part 30

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Beading Planes from Caleb James

Fair warning: If you read this blog entry you might end up with a dog that has decorative details. If you build furniture of a traditional sort, you should consider owning some beading planes. While beading planes are (in general) … Continue reading

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‘The Book of Mine’

Suzanne Ellison – artist, indexer, researcher and butt-kicker – made this for my office. It’s constructed using tools from Roubo’s “l’Art du Menuisier” plus a crow. There is no crow in Roubo to my knowledge. Suzanne calls this crow “Cato.” … Continue reading

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The History of Wood, Part 29

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The History of Wood, Part 28

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Introducing ‘The Naked Lady Saw’

The following blog post contains artistic (no, that’s too strong a word), um, renderings of the female human body that might offend if you are the kind of person who blushes while visiting the Metropolitan Museum of Art or viewing … Continue reading

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The History of Wood, Part 27

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