Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Sunday, September 14, 2014
Recently, I opened my garage door to find a stack of reclaimed wood fencing sitting in my driveway. A gift from my brother-in-law. I was determined to use it to make some frames for some of my pyrography. I mean... have you priced custom frames lately????
I had purchased a plunge router and router table last year and have been waiting for my great-nephew to come over and show me how to use it. He has been too busy... so I headed to YouTube of course. After a real rough start and finding out that the 1/4" adaptor included with the router was not correct and getting that replaced... I ripped, sanded, routed, and miter cut the boards... I'm rather pleased with myself-ish.... not too bad for a first try... if I say so myself... and I did say so...
Saturday, September 6, 2014
My eldest grandmonster Xander just turned 11 on the 27th of August. Sheesh I'm old!
Xander is a huge Harry Potter fan and has started collecting the various wands. He asked me to make him a stand for his first wand.. then the project took a turn when he decided he would like the stand to be more of a rack and hold more than one wand... has to be green and has to have his name burned on it.
|Xander's 1st Birthday on the beach... also the day of his first haircut... sigh...|
|Pieces to the back of a broken kitchen chair...|
|Fancy workshop zebra duct tape and off to sand...|
|Burned and stained to the proper green color...|
|What started as a stand for 1 wand... becomes a rack for 9 wands...|
|Yep... that is a blister from screw'n in the cup... I mean wand hooks...|