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LostArtPress on Instagram@jojowoodcraft samples Kentucky desserts after three amazing days of teaching spoon carving at our storefront. Brilliant work.DAD by Silas Kopf. @silas.kopf (1990). Shedua, marquetry and mirror. 52" x 21". “I did this life-size portrait of my father and used it in a mirror. I scraped the silver off the back of the glass and when pressed together with the marquetry panel it makes the wood look like it’s inlaid into the mirror.” — from “The Difference Makers: 30 Contemporary Makers, 30 Remarkable Stories” by Marc Adams @marcadamsschoolofwoodworking #The_Difference_Makers@burnheartmade waxing up a load of lump hammers. We are currently sold out, and these should be listed in the store next week.
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Category Archives: Asian Woodworking
When I was 7 my father called me out to the patio to help him as he was building a bookcase. He told me to hold a string to the end of a board, hold it tight and don’t let … Continue reading
Several commenters to yesterday’s post about the origin of the Chinese planning stop, known as the palm, offered some additional information and a Western version. In the wheelwright’s shop shown in the 12th-century scroll “Qingming shanhe tu” we see a … Continue reading
Lu Ban, born some time between 770 and the 5th century BC, is the divine protector of Chinese carpenters and artisans. He is credited with inventing the basic tool kit of the carpenter and the rules, measurements and rituals associated … Continue reading
You never know what you might find when viewing Fujisan in a Japanese woodblock print. The tool the cooper is using looked very familiar and then I remembered the tools from “Woodworking in Estonia” by Ants Viires. The bigger Japanese … Continue reading