Saturday, August 11, 2012

The Great Outdoors

This morning I spent some time outside practicing cutting dovetails. I'm really enjoying the folding workbench. Not having a vise is actually kind of fun and I'm looking forward to trying out more of the work-holding solutions on Steve Branam's blog. Working outside is very enjoyable too (as long as the weather is nice). An added bonus is that it forces you to put your tools away when you're done, so the "workshop" is never a mess.

Cutting the pins.
Chopping out the waste.
The result. Not perfect yet, but that's what practice is for, right?


  1. Thanks, Michael! That box looks pretty nice to me!

  2. Hey Michael,

    Any chance you have any prints leftover from the mid winter CR show?

  3. Hey. Sorry I didn't reply sooner. I haven't used this blog in a while and just saw your comment. I have a bunch of the fliers. I don't have any actual prints but I still have the block so it would be easy enough to make more. Who is this?