Monthly Book Giveaway - January 2023
This is the third in a series of blogs on the different types of wooden boat construction I've done. The first two covered traditional carvel pla...
. Warning: boring content. ............ This is technical junk about a sequence of events that will interest people who want to try this technique...
As this blog is supposed to be about hand dyeing and not marquetry, I'll try to cover the cutting and assembly as quickly as I can. The method he...
I have done a few dye projects since the last post to this blog but they have been small and not very noteworthy. I did however learn from them a...
The general method of applying the dye is with an artist's brush as seen in the first segment of this blog so I won't go into great detail here. ...
Time to wind up this little blog about my venture into hand dyeing marquetry. Most of what's been covered here so far is also covered in the blog...
The biggest and most dramatic new lesson I learned from the "Facets" project's dyeing was the huge dimensional movement that you can get when you...
This is the blog that I promised detailing my experiments in what I call "watercolor style" aniline dying. My sincere hope is that it will encour...
Well, the construction part of this blog is over such as it was, so it's time for a few shots of the finished boats. Again the differences will b...
Completion of the hull is a milestone in any boat building project, but while many think of it as half way, those who have done much of it will b...
This is an idea that I have had kicking around in my head for a while now but faced with the task of making four new sets of steel blade clamps fo...
The replacement of the warped main column of my old chevalet is all done and dusted and it won't be warping again any time soon. Here are some pr...