Portland, OR, US

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Re: UPDATE: Weekend Woodturning Projects: 25 Simple projects for the home by Mark Baker

I've got some good turning theory type books. This looks like it would be a good complement.

Re: Fine Woodworking's 15 Minutes of Fame

My wife was watching this show last night. I heard a voice exclaim, "Christian Becksvoort, the modern master of shaker" and about pood. So I abandoned my plans of heading to the basement to put shellac on a table, and watched some TV instead.

Re: UPDATE: Hand Planing Techniques by Hendrik Varju

I too have a passion for wood.

Re: UPDATE: 2011 Fine Woodworking Archive DVD-ROM (1975 - 2011)

This would be great to have. My wife would be thrilled to clear out some of my Fine Woodworking so she can more easily store her Fine Cooking...

Re: Spalt Your Own Lumber: Introduction

Hey, cool. I think between the original magazine article and some cabinet panels i saw, I was inspired to let a ~48" x 20" chunk of beech trunk sit around in my yard for a while. Some little white fungi fans grew on the bark, so I figured it was time.

I cut it into slabs on my bandsaw, and the spalted pattern turned out pretty nice. Now I'll hopefully be able to turn it into some cabinet panels of my own without screwing up...

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