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Grasshopper Escapement

published on Aug 31, 2013 Hobbies Wood working, Clock 2

I started creating my main escape gear measured it to have 30 teeth and made a jig to help. Sure enough, 29 teeth.. Damn it! Math is hard! Read More

Flip-top Workbench

published on Aug 13, 2013 Hobbies Wood working 7

Both of my grandfathers were darn good carpenters, and my father is too though he wont much admit it. Well apparently I do alright myself! Read More

Scroll Saw and MLT-13 Wooden Clock

published on Feb 13, 2012 Hobbies Wood working, Scroll saw, Clock

I have always been a very artsy-craftsy person as I thoroughly enjoy making things.  I like working with my hands and creating something from nothing. Read More

Mandolin Luthiery -- Making and playing the Mandolin

published on Jul 23, 2011 Hobbies Luthiery, Mandolin, Wood working

I decided to try my hand at becoming a hobby luthier (a maker of stringed instruments) and make myself something to play..    I went back and forth considering all the options and decided that for my first instrument I'd like to make a Mandolin.   Read More

Polyester Resin Pens

published on Dec 23, 2006 Hobbies Wood turning, Wood working

Something I used to do years ago, and have started to do again was making pens. Wood turning is a lot of fun and you can create some very pretty pens if you take the time. Read More