No see, no wood

Dear friends, I am in the unfortunate situation that I have macular degeneration. I cannot see, wood, inches and centimeters anymore. Therefore I believe my woodworking days are over. I want to say thanks too all my friends and foe on this site fo...

Craftisian Awards Are Back

Craftisian Awards are back after 5 years. We held the latest "Giving the Gift of Boxes" Awards in January of 2017 with the 15 awesome entries. Now, we are relaunching the revamped Craftisian Awards in a new monthly format. There is no designated ...

Wooden Boat Restoration

I have just had the joy of teaching short courses in Traditional Wooden Boatbuilding and Wooden Boat Restoration.  Each course 5 days long at the Boat Building Academy in Lyme Regis, UK.  7 and 9 students respectively.  We covered tool sharpening,...

MAKING A WOODEN GEARED CLOCK #2: DAY 2 - THE FRAME

2nd Todays Work Materials were prepared for the frame cutouts. The 18mm (a little less than3/4") birch this time. There wasn’t enough space to cut the half platters so the table saw was used as a work table to cut off what I needed with my saber s...

Fibonacci gauges #4: you will get the point...

Fibonacci gauges you will get the point. Hi again Craftisan’s. In the last part we made gouge arm points, yes jigs and . So this blog starts with us cutting on the table saw, this time exactly on the mark we made for the lengths. Again in a batch,...

Fibonacci gauges #1: for the joy of beauty...

Fibonacci gauges for the joy of beauty… Hi Craftisan’s. Last week I were going to post a small blog, about a Fibonacci gauge I made ten years ago, but never posted anywhere on the internet – but then I thought hmmmmmmmmm, why not make a new one, w...