furniture

The IKEA Plane Adjustment Hammer™

Did you know that many pieces of furniture you can buy at IKEA come with a Plane Adjustment Hammer™? If you didn't know this, please read on. The IKEA Plane Adjustment Hammer™ is usually found in the see-through bag of hardware that comes with your piece of furniture. The only thing you have to do… Continue reading The IKEA Plane Adjustment Hammer™

furniture

The Anarchist’s Tool Chest: Making The Carving.

I carved a book for the 10-year anniversary of the Anarchist's Tool Chest, published by Lost Art Press. In this blog post I show you how I made the carving. The idea that lies at the origins of this carving goes back many years ago when I had the inspiration to carve a book. Combining… Continue reading The Anarchist’s Tool Chest: Making The Carving.

chairs, furniture

Chester Cornett: Retracing the methods of his cursive letter carving

One of the more peculiar things about some chairs by Chester Cornett is the cursive letter carving that he sometimes decorated his works with. The big rocking chair he made for president Nixon in 1973 has every back slat covered in cursive writing (Chester’s handwriting - but then carved). Rocking chair Chester Cornett gave to… Continue reading Chester Cornett: Retracing the methods of his cursive letter carving