Tag: Next

While visiting Millersburg, Ohio, Chris Schwarz ran across a couple of chairs made around 1790-1820 or so. Interestingly enough, it was hard to sit in the chairs, as they were made for smaller people with tinier waists. So a plan to recreate the chairs is being hatched, complete with diy chair plans coming soon. Chris writes: To my eye, they look remarkably modern. I love that the rake of the spindles and legs are in opposition to each other. The…

Wood Projects

The house in East Boothbay. Life has been busy, busy, busy lately. Hence the lack of posts here. My book draft is now in the hands of the team at Popular Woodworking Books, with some 1400 captioned photos. My shop time has been occupied teaching individual classes. That’s produced good material for some upcoming technique blog posts. I’ve started reading through my stack of boatbuilding books. That’ll take a while, but Greg Rossel’s excellent Building Small Boats has been a…

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