I started working on the first of two live edge Chinese Pistache (Pistachia Chinensis) slabs that will be the 8ft x 3ft desktop for my office. While I like the bark on the live edge, I don't like it enough to keep it on the front edge of the desktop. Instead of cutting it off... Continue Reading →
Does this look like the wood is melting to you? It's just the camera angle but I didn't notice it until I made the background on my computer.
When I picked up my wood for my desk, I bought slabs of Pistachio that had been cut with a chainsaw mill and air dried for several years. Without a 48" wide planer there was much I could do other than sand down the wood. I tried with my orbital sander but that was futile,... Continue Reading →
All I wanted was a desk for my office, just a desk. Instead I needed up going down a new path towards woodworking the old fashioned way with only hand tools. Huh? Let me explain, I currently use an old parsons table (very old) as a desk in my office at home. It's long and... Continue Reading →