Tag Archives: aspen

[Lego Table]: Part 12

Well, as I sit here icing my hand, I can sit back and say once more with authority that I need a table saw. Why, you ask?–other than the convenience factor? Because I could’ve used it to fix a costly … Continue reading

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Drawer Insert

I have to say, one thing that really bugs me is the tiny drawers you typically find in bathroom vanities.  I mean, I’m a guy and I don’t have very much stuff at all in there and it’s always a … Continue reading

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[Dovetailed Tea Box] Adding chip carving…

Flush with my modest progress in the last post, I decided to jazz up the little box some before attaching the bottom (which I have already cut and have waiting for installation).  I drew out some lines and squares on … Continue reading

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Staining with tea.

So the practice box that has been sitting neglected on the bench for…I don’t know how many weeks…finally saw a little love a few days ago. I got really sick the day after Christmas and haven’t fully kicked whatever it … Continue reading

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Practice box.

I’ve been working for about two weeks off and on now on this project and I was so engrossed with that I didn’t even remember to post my regular blog updates.  Oops.   So this is a big catch-up post…. … Continue reading

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Light plates: the carving.

More progress on Jim’s light plates has occurred lately.  Here’s the update: I took the piece of siding that he gave me and measured out where the crests and valleys were on the back of the wood and went to … Continue reading

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Lamp Plates: Day 2

Got a hold of some free time today during naps and continued work on Jim’s aspen mounting plates for his new garage lights. I took the two blanks of wood that I had sketched the design on from last time—here’s … Continue reading

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