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...
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....