Category Archives: Woodworking

A Guitar Foot Stool

Still working on finishing up a host of never-completed projects! So, I dug out the parts I had cut out a few years back. This was all leftover mahogany pieces and the only thing I had to purchase was some … Continue reading

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A Neck Routing Jig

A well-fit neck is essential to any stringed instrument. I’ve had decent success, but in order to execute this important  joint it would help to have something that would make it easier to get consistent, accurate results. I recently discovered a … Continue reading

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Getting Ready for Steam Bending

This week my wife gave me a Rockler steam bending kit (yes, she is awesome!) and I just completed building the steam box for it. Soon I will need to bend some bridges for my harpsichord project and want to … Continue reading

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Some New Shop Furniture

I took a small hiatus over the past few weeks and worked to finish something I started several weeks ago. Back in the Nov/Dec 2009 issue of Fine Woodworking there was an article on building Krenov Saw Horses which I thought … Continue reading

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Hand Tool Education

I recently enrolled in The Hand Tool School, which is an online school for learning and improving hand tool skills. The first ‘semester’ is focused on fundamentals, beginning with hand saws. The longer I am involved with woodworking and lutherie, … Continue reading

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A little Tool work

For my birthday last year my wife gave me a set of antique planes (Hollow & Rounds, Nos. 2-18 Even), which I proceeded to clean, polish, sharpen and otherwise restore to working order. I then went on to find and … Continue reading

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