Monthly Archives: September 2013

Hand Carved Wood Buttons

 Buttons are the bread and butter of my business. I started making wood buttons about three years ago and my process has changed quite a bit since then. My buttons are still made largely without the use of power tools. … Continue reading

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Beauty

I recently saw a bit of a talk show program on television. I don’t normally watch TV but I happened to be in a room where it was on. All in all, it was amusing and entertaining but one small … Continue reading

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Spring pole lathe finished

My spring pole lathe finally came together. I had a little difficulty with the sapling. The first one I used was too thin and broke. It all worked out in the end and I am pleased with the results.   … Continue reading

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Spring Pole Lathe

                I recently stumbled upon a video on the web of a Romanian woman turning drop spindles on a hand bow lathe. ( http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u2DX0ExY44g ) The drop spindles (a primitive tool used to spin yarn) were … Continue reading

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