the Going on s of a woodworker

It’s an eyy Corumba sort of day.

Late night lubricant scheduling.

Late night lubricant scheduling.


today I received some very unexpected gifts. My boss gave me 4 krenov books and a random student gave me a machinist handbook! Currently I’m reading about lubricants and lubrication..



Carrara Robotics

Demonstration of a robotic controlled diamond wire cutter sawing through marble - video embedded below:


The future is now

This is cool technology and all but, is the material cut in that orientation even stable?

Today was my first day working in the black smith shop. I learned the basics.. Apparently I didn’t know how to swing a hammer but now I now a great big long list of things!


Soap box derby competition in San Diego

I saw something about this at the San Diego county fair last year. Can’t even believe I missed it!


Oscar Tuazon - My Mistake (2010)

Interesting, is this supposed to be a perpendicular timber frame? I don’t know if that makes it easier to construct or harder..

(via dayshiftfurniture)

Bundy black smithing shop in escondido California. Today I helped move 4k lbs of coal and met everyone at the shop. I am hopping to do some tool making this summer to finish off the portfolio.

Popped my festool cherry today..

Popped my festool cherry today..

George walker makes this video very digestible.. Most of us aren’t going to use anything but a router for edge detail and molding but it’s nice to know the vocabulary and starting points for choosing molding profiles.
I watched it twice in a row just now.