Mark ( on November 2nd, 2009

Another in the series of reviews of DVD’s from the SmartFlix Woodworking University.  This time I review the DVD: Basic Inlay Techniques by Larry Robinson. This DVD is the first and most basic in a series of three done by Larry Robinson.  Larry has a long history of inlay specializing in inlay for musical instruments.  […]

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Mark ( on May 10th, 2009

Day two of the embellishments class at the Marc Adams School of Woodworking with Jeff Headley and Steve Hamilton is now in the books. Today was a virtual potpourri of topics. I started out by applying more cross-band veneer to my piece.  These were strips in between the semi-circular corner elements.  This process differed a […]

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Mark ( on May 9th, 2009

Well, the day finally arrived and after a 9.5 hour drive from New York yesterday, today I started my stint of classes at the Marc Adams School of Woodworking. I had mentioned in an earlier post that I am doing a weekend class in embellishments leading up to a week long class building the Virginia/Carolina […]

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Mark ( on November 30th, 2008

Usually, I do not design pieces with very contemporary styling.  However, when I was asked to design and build a table for my brother-in-laws vacation home, I knew that I would need to change course a bit from the more traditional.  My brother-in-law and his wife’s tastes lean a bit more toward the contemporary side.   […]

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