All-wood clocks by Charles Maxwell

| January 29, 2011

These wooden skeleton clocks are made by Charles Maxwell from Rochester, NY, United States. Charles Maxwell retired after 25 years of service with the U.S. Navy in December 2006. When he visited a museum store at Cape Cod in 1982 , he first saw a six-foot skeleton clock constructed entirely of American Walnut. The impression […]

Wooden sculptures by Michael Jean Cooper

| January 26, 2011

These amazing sculptures are carved by Michael Jean Cooper from Richmond, California, USA. Michael Jean Cooper was born in 1943. In 1966-1968 he was student and graduate assistant in San Jose State College. By 1977 Cooper was teaching sculpture at DeAnza College in Cupertino, California. Sculpture ” Gunshy ” was constructed in 1996 with approximately […]

Woodwork humour

| January 24, 2011

You know you’re a woodworker if/when: 1. You have a back up tool for 95% of the tools you own….just in case. 2. You always think of how to build something out of wood when it could or should be metal. 3. You supervise your son’s construction of his tree house and he builds it […]

Accident with my website

| January 23, 2011

Five days ago my hosting provider had serious RAID failure. In addition to that my site was invisible for four and a half days , I lost all posts for last three months. Apology to all visitors to my page for seeing “Server not found” message. Let this be a reminder to all site owners […]