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LostArtPress on InstagramThe mechanical library has expanded with 80’ of new shelving. I designed it and @burnheartmade built it all lickety split. This more than doubles our space for books on woodworking and furniture.Now to London, Wales and Ireland.Another design option on mouldings is to show the tip of the primary leaf curling. When preparing the profile of the moulding shape, an extra curved section allows for this detail. — From “Carving the Acanthus Leaf” by Mary May @marymaywoodcarving #Carving_the_Acanthus_Leaf
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Author Archives: Jeff Burks
A 3 Part photo gallery from Handworks 2015 is available here. This is the consolation prize for those who will not be attending Handworks this week. —Jeff Burks
On May 5, 2013, I attended an event at the D’Elia Antique Tool Museum for the spring meeting of Antique Tools and Trades In Connecticut (ATTIC), a club dedicated to preserving the knowledge of the tools and trades of bygone times. … Continue reading
Last summer I attended the Lie-Nielsen Open House and intended to publish a photo gallery when I returned home. For various reasons beyond my control that project was shelved. I thought I would finish the project to help fill in … Continue reading
Ostensibly he keeps the village inn. His name appears over the door in the orthodox black letters on a white ground as a licensed seller of beer and tobacco. It is a pleasant little inn, and in the garden behind … Continue reading
Washington Feb 16.—Cabinet-Maker M.W. Dove, fitting dark green leather to polished mahogany with a border of brass nails, is busily completing chairs for Cabinet-Maker F. D. Roosevelt. Making the seats of the mighty is nothing new to Dove. He’s 54 … Continue reading
Order is Heaven’s first law, and in no department of our business have we found less of this law than in the trimming room. Some workmen will have their work-bench filled with tacks, knobs, buckles, chalk, paste—in short, a sorry … Continue reading