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Wing Chun Dummy Build Part 1
I’ve started to build a wing chun dummy. “The Wing Chun wooden dummy (aka Wing Chun dummy or Ip Man wooden dummy) is a solo training device used in Wing Chun Kung Fu and other Chinese martial arts. The Wing Chun dummy … Continue reading
A while ago I bought a chisel for delicate paring of wood that I saw other woodworkers use. I have a hood set of Veritas PMV-11 type so this was just to see how an authentic Japanese chisel would compare. … Continue reading
Small turned box (salt cellar)
If you’ve ever wanted a pinch or teaspoon of salt and dislike pouring from a box this is useful to have near your prep area. This small box was made from maple, texturized with a dremel and painted with black … Continue reading
3D End Grain Cutting Board
I finished another 3D end grain cutting board. Maple and walnut. 12.5” x 12.5” x 1.5” thick.
Another pen. Pen no.5
Almost done with these pens, I’m not sure what kind of wood this is. Any ideas? Babinga?
This pen is a little too dark, the blank looked promising. The second time around went much quicker. I can see how small projects on the lathe is pretty much instant gratification, instant product in your hands.
Turning a pen (pencil)
Here’s the result of my first pen – a pencil in this case. I was tired of moving the ziploc bag of pen supplies I was given years ago around my shop so I thought I’d just go ahead and … Continue reading
Dovetailed Tea box Build
I presented this box to my girlfriend in 2021. Full build of the dovetailed tea box originally done By Mike Pekovich from Fine Woodworking issue No.269. I encourage you to check out the plans for this project or at least … Continue reading
Rust Removal By Electrolysis
I made an electrolysis bath to remove the rust on the book press. 4 steel rebar, cabled together in series as the anode to be connected to the positive lead on the battery charger. Dangled steel wire connected to the … Continue reading