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Received some good press recently in the Kettle Moraine Living Newpaper. Click here for a link to the article on the newspapers web site.

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Apr

I’m getting a bit more subjective here, but for me and my work, I put esthetics right up there with workmanship.  I have seen many boxes that exhibit outstanding workmanship, in terms of joinery, finish, etc., but just don’t cut it visually.  Wood color(s), texture, and proportion all contribute to making a box also a piece of art.  That said, ...

One of the things I teach in my classes is learning new techniques while rescuing yourself from your mistakes.  If I ever made a box in which everything worked perfectly I think I would have it bronzed. One of the mistakes I have made more than once is not paying attention when drilling for hinge screws and going right through ...