Archive | Furniture Making

Roubo Workbench Class

I wanted to update everyone on our Roubo Workbench class. We all survived if you’re wondering why it’s taken so long to hear about it. I will say that it was fairly intense for all 10 days, but the students did leave the classroom with finished benches by 5 pm on Thursday. Please remember that […]

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Cedar Strip Canoe 6

We had a great foundation class last week, with 13 student for 6 days. It was the first foundation class of the year, and a wonderful way to start the new school year. Here is the last post about the canoe I built last year, it does’t have much written information, but I at least wanted […]

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Cedar Strip Canoe 5

Happy Holidays!! I hope everyone had a wonderful Christmas. Here at the school, we have been upgrading the class room and preparing for the classes next year. Thanks in large part to a generous donation from a repeat student and friend, we were able to buy 6 new Lie-Nielsen 4 1/2 smoothing planes and 10 […]

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Cedar Strip Canoe 4

I hope everyone had a good Thanksgiving weekend. We have been extremely busy preparing for then hosting our 29th annual fair. We had just over 16,000 people for the weekend and just barely survived! 🙂 Anyway now that I have a little more time, I want to post another step in building the canoe. After […]

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Brazos Rocking Chair

  Congratulations to all those who made it through our 12 day Brazos rocking chair class. We started the class with a small pile of simple dimensional lumber and by the time we finished the class last Saturday everyone was rocking in their own chair and thoroughly enjoying their own truly hand made piece of […]

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Wedding Furniture

Well, it’s that time of year when the inside of our eyelids aren’t seen very often. We’ve had two weddings here in our community in the last two weeks, and as most of you know the close friends and family will build several pieces of furniture for the engaged couple before they are married. It’s […]

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Passing the Baton

Dear Friends, I hope the new year finds you all well and prospering in your woodworking endeavors. I know its been a while since you’ve heard from me on this blog. The past year has been a season of change for me, and it’s been difficult to find the time to write. I’m writing now […]

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