Around the World Board Oct23

Around the World Boa...

I don’t know what I’m going to do with this board. Display? Cheese? Wherever it ends up, it’s going to be a handsome addition to the kitchen. There’s oak, teak, sapele, walnut, wenge, cherry, maple in this one. Here’s the before and after from a simple mineral...

Scrap Shockwave Oct15

Scrap Shockwave

I did some art. The scrap shockwave: my statement piece built from cutoffs. It’s about 3/4” thick and composed of 17 different species!...

Walnut Stool Oct11

Walnut Stool

This was a really fun project that’ll definitely get some good use around the house.  I didn’t have any particular design or plan in mind and sorta just went with it as I started cutting.  Cutting compound miters without pre-planning was a challenge, but it all worked out well in...

Shukai San Jose 2017 Oct09

Shukai San Jose 2017

Last weekend, San Jose’s Japantown was host to the Shukai car meetup. Unlike many other car shows which award prizes in various classes of vehicles, this event was more of a show-and-tell of car owners and enthusiasts. This year Shukai had an impressive assortment of German supercars,...