Monthly Archives: July 2011

Patience and Handwork

Last week I was moved by a short film and a quote, both mutually harmonious. Below, a short piece by Matthew Allard: The Art Of Patience from Matthew Allard on Vimeo. Next, a quote from teacher and woodworker Doug Stowe: … Continue reading

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Hand Carved Wooden Meditation Lamp

  Available now through my Etsy shop. This is a very special project. The face of this wooden lamp is hand carved from a piece of spalted maple. The housing of the lamp is hand crafted from quartersawn Oak. The … Continue reading

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Desk

Desk measurements:  h: 31.5″ x  l: 39″ x  w:  21″ Quartersewn Oak, traditional oil and wax finish. This desk was hand crafted without the use of nails or screws, only traditional joinery techniques were used. This design may be modified … Continue reading

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Desk in Progress (pt. 2)

Here the top of the desk is being shaped.   The desk is almost finished.  I spent the morning working on the final shaping.  An afternoon thunderstorm arrived as I was finishing the desk.  With the door of the studio … Continue reading

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Joinery as Meditation

I have been working on a new design, a desk, that calls for more joinery than I usually work with.  I use mostly handtools, so there’s been lots of hand sawing and pairing with chisels. To saw accurately, writer and … Continue reading

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Desk in Progress (pt. 1)

       

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Hand Crafted Lamp

Hand Crafted lamp in maple, quartersewn oak and walnut. Available soon.  Please see my Etsy Shop for details.

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