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Ambry on Stand Final

Ambry on Stand St. Catherine of Siena Church Fort Thomas KY Maple, Cherry and Black Walnut.  Shellac and wax finish Donor: Anonymous I installed the piece last Tuesday when all involved had a small window of opportunity.  Fr. Stef was … Continue reading

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Ambry on Stand – Part 4 Assembly time

Previously on Ambry on Stand, I finished the marquetry panels on the side.  So smooth sailing, right?  Wrong. Somewhere along the way, the side panels were out of square and I didn’t know it.  I dutifully did a dry fit … Continue reading

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Ambry on Stand – Part 3 (Marquetry)

Catching up again as always.  It’s always easier to make progress on the project than to write about it. The marquetry should be the fun part of this project.  I sort of changed my plan after some testing and realized … Continue reading

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No I didn’t fall off the earth

No, I didn’t fall off the face of the earth. But I did fall off my roof in June. It was a week after the SAPFM Mid-Year Conference at Old Sturbridge Village in MASS. I really intended to do a … Continue reading

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No angels singing here

No I haven’t forgotten to write.  No I didn’t quit the project.  Christmas came.  Then some travel.  And I was making little bits of progress but nothing I was ready to show.  I got to the point of the project … Continue reading

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Hindsight being 20/20

      More good progress on the clock case ended with the discovery that I made an error at the very beginning for which I will now need to make amends.  Had I built it the way I drew … Continue reading

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Just a little more (not)

I always want to get a little more done before I show progress pictures.  It’s probably the same thing I say when it’s time for dinner or bed – I just want to get a little more done.  I resisted … Continue reading

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