Sunday, April 24, 2016

Seating the brace

For a project this small the brace isn't going to be doing all that much, this is mostly for practice. And because it looks cool.





Thursday, April 21, 2016

Interesting post about women in the trades from 15th c.

https://blog.lostartpress.com/2016/04/18/craftswomen-and-the-guilds/

Saturday, April 16, 2016

Cowslip

Is this the thing cows slip on, or is it like their mouthparts?

Either way, it's the first time I've gotten this to bloom

Housed mortise and tenon

Remember this? Several months back? Well here it is. Finally.

The other side is not so perfect, off by about 3/32". Which means the good side needs to be trimmed a smidge.



Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Deck prism

Yay deck prism! Avast, ye swabs!

Hinges

Hinges are fickle finicky and if you're going to be off its better to be off by a bunch. Otherwise you can't set the screws in the new spot for the will wander into the old holes.
So drill it out and glew in some dowel. Then cut them flush and you can start again. Though I have been known to just move the hinge...



Gardening

And speaking of gardening, I really ahould be doing it more, but I can't find the thyme