Category Archives: James Krenov

Chisels and Alchemy

“If you wish to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first invent the universe.” – Carl Sagan Lately I have been designing a new piece that calls for many small dovetails. The chisels that I use now, while … Continue reading

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Smoothing Plane

Last week I took some time to build a nice smoothing plane.  It turned out well, and I feel that, in time, we will become close friends. “I began to think of the plane as being the cabinetmaker’s violin; the … Continue reading

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