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Carvewright/Compucarve Machine Update

I have written other posts about my Compucarve Woodworking Machine in the past, and thought it was about time to do an update on what I have accomplished with it, as well as the upgrades I have incorporated into it, since it’s purchase almost two years ago. I have written in other past posts that […]

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Various Finishing Techniques

One of my heroes of woodworking is David Marks. He used to have a show on PBS Called “Woodworks” on which he made numerous unique wood items step by step for all of us novice woodworkers to emulate. I used to watch that show, and wish I could finish all of my woodworking creations to […]

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The Tehachapi Loop Trivet

A couple of months ago I purchased a Compucarve computerized wood carving machine. I had been wanting one since they had been marketed by Sears sometime around 2005.  The purchase price and the bad press they had received due to mechanical breakdowns, had caused me to put ownership on the back burner. I continued to follow […]

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Segmented Bowl Disaster

One of the types of woodworking I have tried to master for a while is the art of creating, producing, and finishing Poly chromatic Bowls or Vessels. This has been extremely difficult to master, and has actually caused me one of the only injuries that I have received while woodworking. I intend to delve into […]

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