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 prove that I have not completely disappeared, here’s a couple of photos of a not-too-recent project. It’s a box made of hemlock and cedar, and I really like how those two woods look together. It’s on the large size (approx. 20″x20″x12″) and I tried to keep it simple and clean.
A detail shot of the spinner:
Both the cedar and the hemlock are quartersawn, and I like the look of the parallel grain – it adds to the “cleanness” in my opinion.
And of course, it opens…