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Make Your Own Wooden Bottle Opener

This is a simple project that can be done in an afternoon. I start with a length of walnut the size of my palm and thumb extended around 6 inches. Next I cut a piece of 1/2 inch brass about … Continue reading

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Do the twist.

Wood can be like a brightly wrapped Christmas present. You don’t really know whats inside until you open it. You can tell a bit just by looking at it and a little more by the way it sounds but the … Continue reading

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Kuksas and Spoons

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After a few weeks of drying and a few weeks for the finish to cure I finally have a couple of kuksas finished. I so enjoyed making these and can already tell its going to be addictive. Carving walnut green … Continue reading

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Bucksaws

As a spoon carver, one of my favorite tools is the bucksaw. As the name suggests, the bucksaw is a saw used for bucking (Cutting logs to a manageable length). For a while now I have been using a metal … Continue reading

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Culture

I bought a couple of Mora knifes recently and finally got around to sheathing the second one. This is the second sheath I’ve made and  it may not look like much but it’s a vast improvement from the first. There are … Continue reading

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Consider the Tree

 The bulk of my sales are wood buttons, something that seems to be quite seasonal. This was my first winter working wood full-time and I have been turning out buttons on a much larger scale. Buttons aren’t my favorite thing … Continue reading

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Spoons, Spoons, Spoons

I just made some spoons for Boston General Store. (http://boston-general-store.myshopify.com) The seemingly endless supply of wild cherry I have dried out faster than I could carve it so I had to look elsewhere to finish the order. I found some … Continue reading

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