Lifting my bike up on the overhead hook is getting more difficult. Possibly the junk on the floor, likely I’m developing arthritis in my left elbow. This was a good practice making my next block and tackle.
Beowulf and Typical Teen Stuff
Cascadia Weekly just published an interview with Rosalind Reynolds https://www.cascadiaweekly.com/cw/currents/back_in_time_with_beowulf <p value="<amp-fit-text layout="fixed-height" min-font-size="6" max-font-size="72" height="80">The <a href="https://sylviacenterforthearts.org/event/unsung-by-rosalind-reynolds/2021-03-19/">show, Unsung, opens Fria Mar 19</a> at 7:30.The show, Unsung, opens Fria Mar 19 at 7:30.
Unsung: Beowulf, before the crown
Rosalind Reynolds has written another engaging play! This time, a main stage production about the early years of the famous 6th century hero, Beowulf. Streaming in March: Friday, March 19Saturday, March 20Friday, March 26Saturday, March 27Friday, April 2Saturday, April 3
Just a Hutch
Right? I had to squeeze this photo with perspective transform a few times to get the snapshot looking the way I wanted. Smoothed color layer, desaturated contrast layer.
Parsley and Hazel
They are getting along nicely.
This beautiful piece of wood was passed on from an instrument builder, it looks like a perfect species for a fretboard. It’s 1-1/4″ thick. I desire 7/8″ for dice to slide, and 13/16″ is narrow enough to make them wedge. I have some narrow gauge saw blades but not nearly so thin as a band…
Maple dice box
I came across a 2×6 scrap of what I’ve been told is maple. I sawed it up into a few dice boxes that I’m using my router to hollow. Each is going to be finished with linseed oil, but constructed in slightly different manners. This one is the first time I’ve used brass threaded inserts,…
Bass of Spades assembled!
Jesse worked hard on the Bass from morning to night, with some long interruptions to build fencing around the chicken run. We started off the morning by soldering the knobs and and the pickups. It took filing a rough spot on the bridge and flux to get the ground wire soldered to the bridge. Then…
Stop the dizzy spinning!
A clever way to keep that body from spinning in the breeze of the fan.
Silvering the Bass of Spades
Jesse carefully masked the body of the bass and we primed and sprayed two coats of silver paint on it. And I created a way to stop the body from spinning in the breeze