“the less electricity you can use – the more pleasurable your woodworking will be”
Imperfect beauty Impermanent, transient This bowl is the wind
I know this about myself, that things have to pose a reasonable challenge to me in order to hold my interest. I’m glad woodworking isn’t too easy. I’d have given it up already. I also know this about myself, that when things seem too difficult I have a tendency to dabble in them just long enough… Continue reading It was the right thing to do
“A state of perfection is a state of perpetual obligation to perfection, ritually solemnized… When men [sic] embrace such a state they are not professing themselves perfect already, but declaring their will to strive after perfection.” Saint Thomas Aquinas, ‘Summa Theologia’ Some good advice I once received from a friend was to avoid turning forms… Continue reading I’ve got to admit, it’s getting better.
I have just recently had the opportunity an impetus to dig into ‘Chairmaker’s Notebook’ by Peter Galbert (Lost Art Press) and all I can say is that, for many reasons I wish I had read this book years ago. One reason is that it’s really freeing. Galbert weaves knowledge and narrative into an engaging tapestry that… Continue reading The check is in the wood
Lie-Nielsen 20″ 7 ppi rip panel saw for sale. SOLD This saw is in immaculate conditioning. Not a mark on the plate. I’m only selling it to help fund a band saw purchase. PayPal preferred. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org