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Ramblings from a South Central Texas Wood Butcher #29: Hot in South Central Texas, but Making Some Sawdust and Shavings

Howdy, Everybody! Been a while, as I’ve been focusing on other activities, but still have gotten some woodworking done, despite the heat. We’re in the middle of a grassland restoration project, so I’ve been spending the cooler part of the day...

Garden gate entry

Project builds #59: Oak framed porch part two.

Once I’d scribed the first wall frame I set two cutting it out. It took about 5-6 hours to cut this first side. With it all reassembled I laid up the second frame over the top as I now had a level deck to work on. I moved the timber for the...

Project builds #58: Oak porch detailed part 1

I’m sure by now you have all seen the other blogs and creation about this porch well I’ve been asked for more detail so here goes. The oak timber frame was built as a porch for a place called Malt Kiln Farm shop near Rugby England. It’s a...

Project builds #57: Porch raising to wall plate.

It’s been a very long very interesting day raising the large porch frame at the Farm Shop. Thankfully we had two large site telescopic loaders and we needed them. A crane would have been useful but not in the budget. The constrictions of the...

Surf Fishing Plugs #13: Super sinker popper

There is a well known and productive popper made by a company called Superstrike. A popper has a concave mouth and throws water when dragged along the surface. Usually they’re made to float but Superstrike makes one that sinks. It’s very...

Project builds #56: Porch

Just putting the final touches to the porch build. This job has been a really interesting learning curve and one that has pushed me further into wanting to mill my own timber as the mill that supplied this are real jokers and how it’s made beam...

Happy Father's Day

Happy Father’s Day to all the dads, grandpas, papa’s, uncles, etc. Hope you all have or had a wonderful day!!!

Rough TV Stand #3: All done in Time for father day

Had to set this project aside for a while, but got back in it to get it done for this weekend. Came out pretty good I think.

Fordson Super Dexta wooden model #22: Front wheels, chapter 16.

Pictures below are from the making of the front wheels of the Fordson Dexta. Thanks for watching.