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Making a Joiner’s Mallet

My current joiner’s mallet is over six years old and is starting to show a little wear.  I’ve had some pecan wood drying in my attic for a year now, and I decided it was time to bring it down … Continue reading

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Recent Pipes

I’ve spent quite a bit of time this summer making more pipes.  I learn a little bit (and sometimes a lot) with each one I’ve made recently. I’ve been experimenting with layering different stains on top of each other, and … Continue reading

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Tobacco Pipe Finished

This is one of my favorite stages of  a project.  The shape is roughed out, and there are tool marks scattered over the surface like craters on a distant planet.  Yet the form is evident, and I can finally see … Continue reading

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