New Year | New Projects

Since Instagram became a thing for me I have neglected this blog considerably. It’s been about 7 months since my last post and even that post was delayed by some. Since the last post I’ve been featured in Shaper Origins “Shaper Origin in Action” community series which showcases Origin users and their experiences. It was…

Halloween Horror Story – Rogers Build Saga

If you’ve been following me on Instagram, you’d have read about my struggles with completing my friend Rogers guitar. First I screwed up on the finish and let the build sit for three years because I was so mad, then after painstakingly removing the finish with a scalpel I then proceeded to punch straight through…

“The Valiant” Serial Build #009

Finally finished. My “Treat Yo Self” present for matching into my 1st choice fellowship for Hospice and Palliative Medicine. She’s got some fine detail and wiring work to be 100% perfect but she already sounds beautiful. McNelly’s Saint Nick HSP90’S sound incredible and can handle the cleanest of cleans and the dirtiest of dirty. It’s…

Bevels Carved on Solo Builds

Ok these are all roughed in and caught up to eachother for now. On to finally finishing up Ganesh’s and Roger’s builds. After taking the break to move home I’d been away from woodworking so I needed to re-build my confidence before jumping back into those important builds. Luckily things have become easier so hopefully…

Anthony Murkar’s Handmade Hand Plane

I really don’t want technology to replace the hand plane. Nothing feels better than a fine tuned, razor sharp hand plane. This one in particular is a custom handmade creation by Mr. Anthony Murkar. He is a wonderful person and a very talented woodworker. This hand plane fits in the palm of my hand. It’s…