A coffin full of donuts

13 Sep

So I haven’t been able to blog much.  Its been time to replace my computer so I got a new one and then went on vacation for two weeks (more coming on that).  Now I’m back only to find that my new computer is malfunctioning and I have to send it back.  

So, I’ll be a little light on the blogging front until my computer is returned.  In the meantime, here’s  sneak peek at a vacation pic.  Since Chris Schwarz has been talking a lot about coffins, I thought I’d join in with my own contribution.

Voodoo donuts in Portland.

Door making and my favorite time in the work shop

24 Aug Plowing the groove for the panel.

I love being in my workshop in the morning.  I have an east facing window up high and the morning sunlight streams through it on a a nice day until about 10 am.  Having sunshine beaming in my window and the doors open to let in the cool morning breezes make for a wonderful atmosphere in the shop.

Such was the case for my Saturday morning work on the doors.  Here are a few shots of my most enjoyable morning.

TV Lift Table Drawer Fronts

22 Aug

Well, now that I figured out my logo (thanks again Tom!), I better go do some woodworking.  So today, I fit the final fronts to the drawers and added oil rubbed bronze handles so I could get rid of the ugly blue tape.

And the winner is ..

21 Aug

Mr. Buhl put this together for me and I love it!

Here’s a link to his woodworking blog.

 

Logo .. hmmm ..

18 Aug

Here’s the latest mock up.  Still trying to decide if I like it better.  Thoughts?

 

Brusso Hardware

15 Aug

For many of my project I use Bursso hinges/hardware.  Its quality stuff that I got turned on to by Marc at the The Wood Whisperer.  The hardward is substanical quality brass and they even include the proper size steel screws to pre-thread your brass screw holes.

A couple weeks ago they sent out a call for project photos and I sent in a few of mine.  In response Brusso did a really nice blog post on the information that I sent them and to boot, they sent me a really nice mug!

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Check out their stuff if you haven’t already.

PS. If anyone can give me a hint at how to get rid of the ugly brown border around my pics, lemme know.  Geez!

Updating my Logo

14 Aug

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I’m updating my logo from my hand drawn logo to a logo done by a graphic designer.  What ya think?2014_08_Logo Better?  Is it easy to tell tha the tool in the picutue is a rasp?

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