Auctioning off a Mesquite and African Blackwood Smoothing Plane for Moore, OK

June 2, 2013

I am auctioning off the Mesquite and African Blackwood Smoothing Plane and donating at least 50% of the proceeds towards the relief efforts in Moore, OK. As you can see, the Mesquite has some truly unique and stunning curl figure in it and the contrast of the Blackwood makes this one of my favorite planes [...]

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Win an exclusive Wood Plane Weekend!

April 16, 2013

What is the Wood Plane Weekend you ask? Well, first of all, it doesn’t necessarily have to be a weekend, but Wood Plane Weekend just sounds better. The “weekend” is three days of immersion into wood body planes with yours truly. I will help you craft another wood bodied plane (not the plane you order of [...]

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Handworks – May 24-25 in Amana, Iowa

April 16, 2013

If you are at all interested in hand tools, you need to make it to Amana, Iowa for the Handworks show taking place May 24-25, 2013. The list of makers that will be there is very impressive. Here are just a few: Benchcrafted (They are the evil geniuses behind this incredible event) Blue Spruce Toolworks Brese Plane Bridge [...]

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Need a last minute gift idea? Gift certificates!

December 21, 2012

I now have gift certificates available. They are perfect for the woodworker or appreciator of fine woodwork in your life. These gift certificates can be used towards my wood bodied planes, the upcoming online plane making classes, or furniture and other custom items I sell here on the website. The best part is that they [...]

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I’m now offering plane making classes online!

December 5, 2012

I have decided to start offering plane making classes online. The classes will be live, using the Hangout feature of Google+ and limited to 3-4 students each. This will allow discussion and questions to happen in real time. Students won’t be required to have a webcam to participate, but will need a microphone at minimum. [...]

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