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Lots of Sanding Today

Lots of sanding today #saw

Making a Wooden Spatula for swmbo 

Making a wooden spatula for swimbo #saw #wooden

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Wood turning from China

This is quite fascinating

Look at the way they turn these bowls. Willow isn’t expensive and there is plenty around. Yet they choose to waste as little as possible. Japanese woodworking always amazes me, the quality of the design and craftsmanship are unsurpassed. And it’s all more impressive when we see the simple tools they use.
via Turning a set of Shawo bowls — The Dutch Luthier

A pair of old oak chairs

A pair of old oak chairs from a deceased estate a bargain at $25 each. #saw #chairs

A practice run on carving a cat

A practice run on carving #saw #cat

Strops at the ready

Strops at the ready #saw

A small box made from Tassie Oak

A small box made from Tassie Oak and finished with Danish Oil #saw

Leather strops for my carving chisels

Leather strops for my carving chisels #saw

Blog interrupted by Spoonfest and Taljfest — Peter Follansbee, joiner’s notes

I have shamelessly reposted this form Peter Follansbee’s blog. I didn’t even realise that there was such a thing as an international wooden spooncarving festival in UK and Sweden on week apart. Would have been great to see but alas Australia is too far away.
Just when I pick things up, I gotta put ’em down. I’m off in a little while to England for Spoonfest http://spoonfest.co.uk/ – my first time at this now-renowned event. Can’t wait. After that, I’m going over to Sweden for Taljfest – http://www.saterglantan.com/evenemang/taljfest/ and then touring around Sweden a bit with Jogge Sundqvist. So there […]
via Blog interrupted by Spoonfest and Taljfest — Peter Follansbee, joiner’s notes

Art and Industry in Early America: Rhode Island Furniture, 1650–1830 — Pegs and ‘Tails

For my North American reader: Art and Industry in Early America: Rhode Island Furniture, 1650–1830 – an exhibition, August 19, 2016–January 8, 2017. Mahogany ‘desk and bookcase’ by Christopher Townsend, circa 1745–50. (Yale University) This groundbreaking exhibition presents a comprehensive survey of Rhode Island furniture from the colonial and early Federal periods, including elaborately carved chairs, […]
via Art and Industry in Early America: Rhode Island Furniture, 1650–1830 — Pegs and ‘Tails