Five Little Soldiers

Five Little SoldiersWell, after a long day at work I found solace in the shop. Here you can see the five stems I started yesterday lined up like little soldiers. They’ve had a turn in the lathe, got drilled, the hole on the tenon side has been counter-sunk for a better draw (a trick I learned from the great pipe maker Tyler Beard), and the tenons have been sanded to fit the mortise perfectly. Tomorrow they’ll hit the belt sanders to shape the button side of the stems. You can see a couple bowls hanging on the rack in the background. And way in the background you can see an assortment of pill bottles. No, they’re not for self-medication; they’re actually perfect for storing small drill bits and dremmel tools.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s