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Posted on August 6, 2012
Utilizing the natural contours of our native black walnut within confines of a more strict geometry.
JONAH CHEST: PANELS
Building up a trapezoidal chest panel.
Ebonized walnut splines.
Rough idea of the panel with a 3/16″ reveal (ultimately) of the splines.
NATURAL EDGE FRAME
Scribed half-lap, upper left.
Dovetails, upper right.
Scribed lap joint with key, lower right.
Whole frame. The lower left corner is a doweled butt-joint.
Posted on June 19, 2012
Carved birch bowl.
Using the adze, making a carving block.
Curved adze for initial hollowing.
Smoothing with a curved knife.
Shaping the outside with a hatchet.
Smoothing the outside with a hatchet.
Posted on December 20, 2011
Cantilevered rocking chair in Eastern Red Cedar. Yet to be oiled in these photos, but I like the softness and light on the forms of the unfinished cedar.
Posted on October 21, 2011
Two shots of a wormy persimmon bowl. It took hours with a small pick to clean the sawdust compacted in the cavities.
Posted on May 19, 2011
Some photos of the progression of the legs for a natural state Eastern red cedar table.
Single leg with scribed branch support
Fitting the top supports
Sawing leg bottoms flat
Both legs with more branch braces and top support bolted on
A couple of views of the table so far.
Posted on February 19, 2011
Here are some photos as I am working on the top for a cedar table.
being glued up
the edge with the bark peeled
trimming the ends
arty saw picture
beautiful red sawdust
planning the end…
…up in the air