Monthly Archives: March 2016

The Anarchist’s Design Book-First Thoughts

I have eagerly awaited the arrival of Christopher Schwarz’ latest book, The “Anarchist’s Design Book“, since he first hinted at it with the working title “Furniture of Necessity” way back in 2012.  The term vernacular furniture was bantered about in … Continue reading

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Cam Clamps-Part 2-Complete

After spending about an hour every evening in the shop and a big chunk of Saturday, my Paul Sellers inspired cam clamps are done.  This project was a lot of fun.  From digging in the attic for material (see part 1) … Continue reading

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Cam Clamps-Part 1

If you have missed it up until now, Paul Sellers is in the middle of a three-part series on making cam clamps.  Start with the blog post and work your way over to Woodworking Masterclasses.  It is a simple process … Continue reading

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Owl-Part 2-Complete

After a couple of coats of Tried and True Original oil finish, It was time to complete the assembly of the owl. The perch is just a stick split in half, the edges dressed and I applied a coat of … Continue reading

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