Dynamite Chair Design

Dynamite Chair Design

I love the ingenious creations that can result from having limited resources (tools, materials etc.). Here’s a prime example. It was made by a miner at Independence Mine (gold) in Alaska from an old dynamite box. It probably dates to the late 1930s or early 40s....
 
Hemlock and Cedar Box

Hemlock and Cedar Box

Well, obviously the blog has been rather dormant of late. Shop time has slowed to a crawl as I approach the event horizon of my own personal black hole. We bought a new house and it only needed “a wee little bit of sprucing up…” Huh. Anyway, just to...
 
Making A Sanding Drum

Making A Sanding Drum

Contributed By: Aschi’s Workshop Owner: Peter Aschi Website: aschisworkshop.com Learn More About Peter: petersportal.com It’s easy to go to the hardware store or tool shop to purchase a drum sanding kit – if they are available. But if the product you need were always...
 
 
A Teasure Box for Clara

A Teasure Box for Clara

So I thought I’d take a short break from posting…and just nine months later I’m back! Funny how life is sometimes… Anyway, here’s something that was created during that time – a treasure box for my daughter’s birthday. I used...