Male stool for Ladies

| March 1, 2011

  I read somewhere that the real master to not copy the work of other masters, but instead steals the ideas. I stole the idea of making this tabouret from grate marquetry master Silas Kopf who made a chair “Kiss My Ass”. I do not have that much patience to make such detailed work, but […]

Two wooden blotch wall hangings

| December 23, 2010

I have ugly brick wall on my workplace that I stare every day, so I decided to decorate it a bit. These are made of pine that I got from a glass containers. I’m not happy with the result, I wanted something bigger, and something that resembled more of the melted timber. But okay, I […]

Wooden clothes rack/shelf “ Splash ”

| November 16, 2010

My daily work is glazing doors and windows. Luckily, I have an agreement whit my boss that I can keep lumber from glass containers and sometimes its valuable timber indeed. For example, this shipment: Because it is raw lumber , then a few boards crooked in the drying process. But this does not mean that […]

Finished brush stem or mop handle

| April 15, 2010

Finally I got time to finish my brush stem and make a little blog entry. Here are few pictures of the finished product: My colleagues could not understand why I do it, they said, “Go into a shop and buy one”. But I am woodworker and I’d like to make it by myself.

Update on my crest stem

| April 3, 2010

I sacrificed my lunch to do some more operations on my new crest stem. Since this was my first time to make handcut dovetails, I make an error on first marking, I was rushing and not thinking clearly. And now after the dovetail was cut and joined ( unfortunately, I do not have the right […]

Start of a one more crest stem

| March 24, 2010

Today I went to work one hour earlier and used half of the lunch to start a new crest stem. Some of the wood blanks I had already selected earlier. It takes a lot of time to choose from pile of scraps whits particular piece of wood to use . So , here are all […]

Mop handle with a twist

| March 20, 2010

I have long been fed up with these broom stem breakages , so I decided to make one unbreakable mop stick by myself. I have a lot of wood and veneer scraps, so I picked some: When I made the gluing , I thought that I shall give it a little twist: After that I […]

Little carvings from Minnesota, USA

| December 29, 2009

These small carvings are made by T. E. Janos from Hugo, Minnesota. The elf houses are carved out of cottonwood bark and the wood-spirit key chains are from butternut. More of his carvings can be seen on

Chip carved plates from Scotland

| December 22, 2009

These decorative plates are made by Colin from Insch Aberdeenshire Scotland. The plates are made of Lime (basswood). More of his chip carved woodwork can be seen on

Scroll-sawing work from Republic of Bashkortostan

| November 29, 2009

This openwork vase are made by Земляков Андрей ( Zemlyakov Andrew ) from Sterlitamak, Bashkortostan, Russia. Its made from meadow birch plywood . He used only the conventional hand saw and it took him about two months to complete. Very fine and high-quality work! Source: