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Originally posted on Høvelbenk:
De Heibergske Samlinger – Sogn Folkemuseum har ei veldig rik samling av gjenstandar knytt til ulike handverk. Dei har ei flott utstilling av snikkarverktøy som er lagt til rette som ein verkstad med arbeidsbenkar og…
In response to the inquiry about the little wheel on all the old wagons. They also had a drag brake to connect when going up hill to prevent back sliding. The precursor to the auto handbrake. Here’s a guide … Continue reading
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Tagged caravan, craftsmanship, вардо, gypsy wagon, nomad, reading wagon, roulotte, traveller, vardo, Victorian, woodworking
Explanations were so much simpler once upon a time.
Originally posted on A Woodworker's Musings:
A true ellipsis is, in my opinion, is one of the most beautiful shapes in the universe. Unlike an oval that is drawn with two mirrored radii (or three in the case of…
To aid in downsizing our worldly possessions (and tons of raw materials), I initiated the buckskin bag project. The goal is to produce as many little beauties as possible while experimenting and learning new techniques. This is the first run … Continue reading
A short film about a great craftsman. I like this one because the project documented here is so unusual. The almost forgotten art of the tinsmith. And a longer one that is really worth watching. It’s a treat to … Continue reading
“The first rule of Project Mayhem is that you do not ask questions…” this may be my new teaching mantra I am considering calling my custom footwear “Mayhem Shoes” (at least until Chuck Palahniuk’s space monkey lawyers make me stop). … Continue reading
I know nothing about this but like it a lot.
Here are a few images to clarify some questions about the wooden topper. It is not a work of art. It was to be used for a single field project last summer but now I really like it so it … Continue reading
Because there’s always room for improvement. In my case, a lot of improvement. Rehung siding, new paint, fresh varnish, little fixes, and lots of cleaning. We’re hooked up to get out of town for a bit. Dietz lanterns, Kelly kettle, … Continue reading
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Tagged caravan, craftsmanship, вардо, Gypsy Truck, gypsy wagon, house truck, nomad, roulotte, sheep wagon, travel, traveller, vardo, woodworking