Thursday, September 26, 2013

Whoa big fella

And that horse's command was quite appropriate since the puzzle pieces wouldn't stand by themselves. Routing three dados and chamfering the edges made a serviceable stand for the mounts, trees, and animals.

Sunday, September 22, 2013


With the cabinet project out of the way and the new novel coming along something had to be done about the kids puzzle template sitting on my workbench. So with new scroll saw blades and a fair amount of free time away from my computers the initial part of the puzzle has taken shape. What comes next will undoubtedly be a few hours sanding and then a decision as to what sort of finish will be applied.

Saturday, September 14, 2013

Saturday II

Been a very productive week. Finished the cabinet and published a new book. Response to both has been encouraging.

Saturday, September 7, 2013


More work on the kitchen cabinet this week. Drawers installed and veneer glued in place. The re-learning curve was interesting and is one of those necessary aspects of being away from a craft and then returning. Here’s what the cabinet looks like at present.