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Composed from Scratch

Composed from Scratch

Musician Paul Daher constructs an instrument fit for a symphony  By Kelly Umenhofer At the beginning of 2020, Paul Daher was looking for a project he could tackle at home during the COVID-19 lockdown. With his late father’s tools, Paul decided to build his childhood dream project—a harpsichord.   Did You […]

by December 21, 2022 Features
Sailboat Puzzle

Sailboat Puzzle

Freestanding puzzle captures the essence of the sea By Will Richards A swift wind ripples over the water. Spray surges up from the hull. The sun beams down, warming the water. All of these sensations can be captured in this sailboat puzzle.  A sure hit at craft shows or a […]

by August 10, 2022 eNews: Short Cuts
Wood Profile: Padauk

Wood Profile: Padauk

This exotic wood changes from bright orange to deep crimson over time By Janette Square The species that woodworkers refer to as padauk is properly called African padauk (Pterocarpus soyauxii), or sometimes vermillion. It grows in tropical climates in India, the South Pacific, and even South Florida. Most commercially available […]

by March 1, 2021 Techniques