For about six years, I made an annual pilgrimage from Massachusetts to Maine to teach marine carving at the WoodenBoat School.
The Rangeley Boat could handle almost any challenge an adventurous 19 years old could throw at it.
The Maine Boatbuilders Show was an unusual event. They held the show on the first full weekend of spring in the old Portland Company complex on Fore St. in Portland, Maine. The show was funky. The overhead cranes in the big bays still loomed over your head. The cranes were reminders that this space had …
mast hoops are a bit of old technology still needed to make traditional vessels sail.
Aromatherapy for woodworkers is not what you might think.
This eagle is barely eleven inches wide, not my smallest, but diminutive none the less. It's a good miniature project for a woodcarver. Pine is great wood, but fine detail in small sizes are not its strong suit. Would this pop out at you in cherry, plum or box? Sure, but my objective was to do …
completion of projects in a crafts shop can be an elastic phenomenon
Sometimes you have to close your eyes to see.