Monthly Archives: October 2020

Catalpa Hen Bowl

I got a barrel of flour, Lord, I got a bucket of lard. I ain’t got no blues, got chickens in my back yard. Jimmie Rodgers, “No Hard Times” 1932 Maybe I should have the blues; I’ve only got a … Continue reading

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Website Changes

Maybe it was the approach of fall and the transformation it brings that got me moving on changing my online situation. Two websites was one more than I needed! I started my website (davidffisher.com) at least ten years ago (I … Continue reading

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Two Foot Two

That’s the length of this cherry bowl, so it will need a big table. It’s rare that I make bowls that long. This one began as one of my demonstration pieces for the the recent adze article in Fine Woodworking … Continue reading

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Seven Spoons

I’ve finished up several spoons, all from crooks of varying degrees of bend. I was pinching myself as I worked with some great crooks in this batch. All straight from the knife, except for #5, which I sanded. All finished … Continue reading

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Adze Article

Fine Woodworking Magazine gave me a chance to write about adzes and the article is in the current issue, just out, in case you’re interested. I focused on the concepts, as I understand them based on my experience, that allow … Continue reading

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