Bubinga Dining Room Table, Part II

Currently, I'm down in Phoenix, Arizona, working for Morgan Holt of EarthArt Landscape & Designs, Inc. on a massive dining table being made from one large slab of bubinga. Yesterday was an edgy day, so to speak.  The previous day, I had carved the edges with the angle grinder equipped with an Arbortech wood-carving wheel.  … Continue reading Bubinga Dining Room Table, Part II

Bubinga Dining Room Table, Part I

Currently, I'm down in Phoenix, Arizona, working for Morgan Holt of EarthArt Landscape & Designs, Inc. on a massive dining table being made from one large slab of bubinga. Monday morning at 8:00, Morgan and I picked up the Bubinga slab for the table.  Morgan had arranged for some help to unload the slab which measured 14' long, 42' wide, … Continue reading Bubinga Dining Room Table, Part I

The Evolution of Sharpening

When I started woodworking six or seven years ago, all my tools were usually dull.  I sharpened them will a mill file.  Yes a mill file.  I clamped the tool in my metal working vise and went at it.  Maybe that was a blessing because I learned to sharpen with a steady hand.  Anyhow, the … Continue reading The Evolution of Sharpening