Monthly Archives: July 2012

“Centers” create the “Whole”

In my last post on “Unfolding a Design” I noted how a relatively complex piece of furniture can be “unfolded” from relatively simple shapes to create the “whole.”  Each unfolding creates a new center which supports existing centers and sets … Continue reading

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Details Matter – Cutter heads and hand molding planes

Details Matter – they matter in the natural world around us, and they matter in the things we make.  Molding profiles are a good example. Recently I’ve been experimenting with some antique molding planes; some are are termed “complex” because … Continue reading

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