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Dynamite Chair Design

Dynamite Chair Design

I love the ingenious creations that can result from having limited resources (tools, materials etc.). Here’s a prime example. It was made by a miner at Independence Mine (gold) in Alaska from an old dynamite box. It probably dates to the late 1930s or early 40s....
 
 
A Teasure Box for Clara

A Teasure Box for Clara

So I thought I’d take a short break from posting…and just nine months later I’m back! Funny how life is sometimes… Anyway, here’s something that was created during that time – a treasure box for my daughter’s birthday. I used...
 
Hemlock and Cedar Box

Hemlock and Cedar Box

Well, obviously the blog has been rather dormant of late. Shop time has slowed to a crawl as I approach the event horizon of my own personal black hole. We bought a new house and it only needed “a wee little bit of sprucing up…” Huh. Anyway, just to...
 
Punch, brothers! Punch with care!

Punch, brothers! Punch with care!

Here’s a small project from the shop before it went into hibernation. It’s pretty self-explanatory, so I’ll let the pictures do the talking… Complete, and… …oiled – it will darken in time and match better. For me, there is...