Tag Archives: woodworking

The Snow Sledge

Here is our latest project.  It is a sledge for hauling gear to the camp in the snow. And is you have a few minutes to spare and want to “geek out” on the build video, here you go. Until … Continue reading

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Buzzy’s Cedar Box

After nearly 50 years of service, my brother Buzzy is finally retiring from the Seattle Police Department.  For any of my pals in law enforcement, this is the place where your jaw drops and you say, “holy smokes”.  (Or something … Continue reading

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The Bunkhouse

I thought it was time for another progress update from Mowich Camp.  Here is a little video about our work on the bunkhouse. Thanks for watching.  In spite of the 80 degree days we’re only a couple of months away … Continue reading

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Handmade – Really!

Last November (2015) I did a little video and a story about thrashing around in the mud at the mouth of the Snohomish River, salvaging a little wood from one of the thousands of storm tossed logs, stranded on the … Continue reading

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Booker’s Cabinet of Curiosities

This all started with a library book.  Last week my grandson Booker showed me a very cool book he’d checked out of his library featuring page after page of great ideas on how to study, preserve, and catalog various treasures … Continue reading

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Building A Workbench

So I thought I would write a little story about the woodworking bench I just completed.  In the past I’d been using a small front vise with some wooden vise jaws that was pretty unsatisfactory when it came time to … Continue reading

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The Lumber Yard

So I tried my hand at cutting some traditional dovetails to form the corners of a wooden box.  They came out OK, but there is still a lot to learn before I get those perfected. After finishing the final sanding … Continue reading

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