wow it’s been a hot dry summer so far. Haven’t spent much time in the shop until today. Made a little progress on my tool cabinet, found out the dog has been taking dumps behind my bench but mostly I was glad to get a little bit of work done and forget everything else. Last shift at work I whittled a spoon for my 1yr old son. I actually surprised myself with how well it turned out
The only food grade finish I had was some butcher block oil and man did this little spoon drink it up, I found this really surprising because I started with a green branch.
Made good headway on the cabinet within my cabinet making two side strips with dados to receive a shelf and a couple strips in front of those for spacing/hinge mounting.
Also started on the doors
I’m at the point in the upper case that I’m stalled until I get hinges. I’ll either start on the doors or the bottom shelf/drawers with dividers. I’m definately more excited about the doors which will be frame and panel 2-3″ thick. They will also have swing out doors on them for 2 levels of storage as well as shelves. This thing is going to have so much storage that I may be able to get my whole collection of tools in it…..for now.
In case you wondering, the cover picture is one of over a hundred fires burning up north. Here’s a couple more