Monthly Archives: November 2013

A Good Haul

Today I had to go up to Delaware to pick up 2 black leather cow hides I had won in an auction Wednesday.  On the way I decided to treat myself and visit the other Woodwerks up near Polaris.  Imagine … Continue reading

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Ebony

I’ve been lucky to get a good price on some ebony for flogger handles and paddles.  I also got some pretty little chunks of rosewood.  I love when someone else’s scrap is my desirable stuff. While in Cleveland, I ran … Continue reading

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Nearly Done

I’m almost finished with the new things I am making for Saturday.  The carbon fiber tubes I am using for the devil pops are very close to the size of the holes I drilled into the wood.  A quick drilling … Continue reading

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A Cold Sunday

I started doing some sanding today, getting a few devil pops ready for the flea market in Cleveland next weekend.  Man!  It was cold out there.  To add insult to injury, my big belt sander decided it was not going … Continue reading

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A New Saw Blade

What a difference a good saw blade makes.  I had a chat with a clerk at my favorite wood store, and he suggested a very different blade than the ones I have been using.  Since a lot of my work involves … Continue reading

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Getting Ready for Cleveland

I have gotten most of my stock packed for the flea market sponsored by SMART in Cleveland next weekend.  It is only about 6 hours long, so I cut things back as much as I could.  I believe I can … Continue reading

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Back Home Again

Whew!  What a long drive back home.  I’m so glad to be back home.  Today I went out and got some wood I think I need.  While at the wood store, I got a piece of very pretty hickory that … Continue reading

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