SubGroup Blogs

Period Furniture Group

In the interest of starting the new Year off right I have pulled the files used in the creation of our knife box project into a single mailing. I had to reduce their sizes with Acrobat Pro for them to mailable. Also some members don’t have high speed internet so the smaller size works for them. Some of the documents were poor to start with... read more

Woodworking Fundamentals
October 6 and December 1, 2018 Meetings Recap

Both meetings were held at Bob LaCivita’s workshop in Rollinsford. The October WFG meeting began with a demonstration on how to make the mortise and tenon door frame with grooved rails and styles.  Bob explained that when using honched tenons, they would be honched on the outside edge.  An... read more

Period Furniture Group

Since my dive into the PFG project of building a knife box I also have uncovered this information about the evolution and story of the knife box. I have had some good fortune of finding this information in old throw away library books by Edgar D Miller Jr , Wallace Nutting and Edgar P. Fitzgerald. Some I have purchased when rummaging in... read more

Period Furniture Group

The PFG subgroup met at Woodcraft, Portsmouth NH on Oct 20. We began with general questions and conversation about our federal knife box project.

Period Furniture Group

Information from PFG meeting Oct 20th.

There was discussion about the carcass construction of our project “knife... read more

Period Furniture Group

This material, is in no particular order. There is a lot! Plan to use your computers “search” functionality within this document and Google for further Internet searching.

Look up Buffard Fres on the Internet. At one time a huge manufactory of bandings.

Banding Components of a veneer log. That is log as in a tree log.... read more

Hand Tools & Carving

Those who attended either of the recent Dutch Reproduction Blokschaff meetings who didn’t get the updated plans and drawings can email the subgroup leader for those and additional information.

Updated plans for participants available by emailing the subgroup leader.

Michael Moore
HT&C subgroup lead

Period Furniture Group

The first meeting of the Period Furniture Group will be held at Woodcraft in Newington on Saturday, September 22,... read more

Granite State Woodturners
Lidded Bowls and Boxes Project

Lidded Bowls and Boxes Project is gearing up for a busy fall and winter season that expects to see lots of seriously ill children battle their own conditions as well as complications from flu, pneumonia and such.     

To help out with the needed inventory, we have scheduled a group turning day at... read more

Hand Tools & Carving

Hand Tools & Carving features ongoing, small carving groups that meet regularly. In the photo above from June 24, 2018, Mike... read more