After the final shaping I bevel the corners . . .
sand an apply aniline dye.
I had the pleasure of meeting Jedi Woodworker Peter Gould. A very nice, intelligent and spiritual artist of amazing talent. Very happy to have the opportunity to speak with him and hope to see him again in October.
I was very happy to see the lectern that I crafted for the University of Alabama’s New College Program being put to use. Behind the lectern is Dr. Jim Hall, the director of the program.
Tim Ely is a Jedi and I feel honored to have had the opportunity to take this workshop. The workshop was held on the campus of the University of Alabama in March.
I am very excited to have one of my essays turned into an artist’s book by Amy C. LeePard. I can’t wait to see what beautiful and creative work will be produced. Amy’s craftsmanship is amazing and I feel very honored to have my words chosen for her work.
Now for the final smoothing and shaping of the press. I use a smoothing plane and scrapers to smooth the wood.