|These are a few of the projects I completed
prior to 2010, listed chronologically. If you would like to
make a comment or suggestion, please Contact
projects completed during 2010, go back to the home
Napkin Holder for Carole My third napkin holder was carved
for my sister, Carole. I carved her name
on one side, and a rosette
on the opposite side.
Lap Desk Many chip carvers place their work on their laps
while they carve. Since I have trouble leaning over for extended
periods of time to see the small details, I made a lap desk
to raise the work toward me. I placed openings in the top to
catch the chips, and a ledge on each side to hold tools. My
construction plans are presented here.
|Most versions of "Greensleeves"/"What
Child Is This?" arranged for banjo have an eighth-note bluegrass
feeling. I was looking for a more traditional-sounding, peaceful
version, but could not find one. What to do? Get out a pencil,
some staff paper, and make my own. Print off this arrangement of Greensleeves
and strum away. I hope that you like it!
|Volt/Ohm meters are fairly common. But
what if you need to measure an inductor or capacitor? M Cubed
Electronix sells a quality Inductance-Capacitance-Resistance
tester kit. It is extremely accurate, and lots of fun to
|Morse Code anyone? The Begali Sculpture
Morse Code Key is extremely
smooth, due to the use of magnets instead of springs. Woodn't
you know, another wood project conveniently appears.
|Tired of Sudoku? C++
Programming is a great way to keep your mind active and
solve some calculations along the way.
Remote? This small woodworking project helps keep track
of all those TV remotes.
John Oblak How the name has almost withstood the test of
Area A new Restricted-Area section has been added. Test
it with username "test" and password "Feb16".
|"Arrogance and self-awareness seldom go
hand-in-hand" - stated in the film "Casino Royale"
This bird is a good beginner's project. I list a few books to
get you started.
motorcycle remains a true friend With a little paint, some
chrome polish, two new tires and a lot of hard work she is just
as lovely as ever.
Project 2 More intricate, but the smaller chips aren’t
as noticeable on the floor.
A great way to add interest to wood items.
to Kawasaki motorcycle are completed (for now) Mustang seat,
Mutazu DB trunk, tach, SAC grips, GPS
|Cherry DVD Cabinet
This 2008 Spring project provides storage for both 5" square
envelopes and commercial DVD cases.
|2008 Birch TV Stand
A small TV stand with two adjustable shelves.
Stool Three pieces of wood slip together to make a sturdy
The 2007 weathervane stand. Now I can tell which way the wind
is blowing. Sure wish I had one of these years ago.
A project from a 2007 wood shop class. The four-week project
was completed in record time (six months).
| Custom Router
Table To continue the woodworking interests of my ancestors.
|PREVIOUSLY RELEASED MATERIAL
|"In the Mood"
- Drum Part A transcription of the drum part for this popular
Glenn Miller tune. Transcribed from an August 1, 1939 recording.
Great drumset practice material.
motorcycle? - How about a new means of transportation? (to
save on gas, of course)
Marries - Why go through nine months of discomfort when
you can add a family member by marriage?
Color Chart - a handy chart of web-safe colors
Effectively for the Web - tips on how to write effectively
for the web
of the Aliens” - a concert band march
OSU Concert Band Reunion June 2002 - with conductors McGinnis,
Kirchhoff and Mikkelson