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Birdcage Awl Made Easy!

How about a quick easy project! How about quickly making a tool you will never want to be without!

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Finally, I can make a decent cut with a Western Saw!

I took the day off to get dental work and found that my dental issues were not as bad as I feared. So there was nothing for it, I went to the Dallas Lie Neilsen Tool Event.

It was a very important day for me. As a woodworker, I have suffered from the inability to […]

CedarAmp

I made an ‘amplifier’ for my iphone.

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Striking Saws

I am charmed by rustic tools. Extreme simplicity, implied durability and the clear functionality speak strongly to me. I am delighted when I can capture that in a tool that I make.

Here are several recently made tools that are unique, simple, solid and quite functional.

This shows them sheathed and unsheathed. I […]

The New Classic Mallet

One pattern that keeps showing up, is the basic Mallet made in three layers. The result is pretty and as reliable as any mallet, so I think this pattern can be considered a classic, despite it’s relatively recent appearance. From this view it looks just like the original classic.

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