Gizmodyne | June 24, 2008
Standard Pacific Homes – New Homes in Pasadena at Lake at Walnut – CommunityOriginally uploaded by gizmodyne
This is funny. Sorry Hipsters
If you have actually been to this location, it is miles of asphalt with a view of the Ralph’s parking lot on one side and the 210 on the other.
Boutiques? (Does the 99 cent store [...]
Gizmodyne | June 22, 2008
Little Journey’sOriginally uploaded by gizmodyne
I finally finished the Little Journeys Bookstand!
This project is from Shop Drawings for Craftsman Furniture by Robert Lange. I have much more about its construction detailed in my blog .
The finish ended up being fumed followed by tinted shellac and dark wax. I like it.
This project looks simple, but has [...]
Gizmodyne | June 9, 2008
Shellacin’I cleaned up 90% shop dust by vac and broom and then run the overhead air filter for a bit before finishing. I protected the workbench with plastic. The panels are raised up on scrap sticks. You can see a bottle of Transtint (Dark mission brown) in the foreground.
I add denatured alcohol to a container [...]
Gizmodyne | June 7, 2008
I had a little more handwork to do on the Little Journey’s Bookstand. I fiddled with the tusks a bit.
I originally sanded the piece to 400 but decided to sand to 220 this time. The loose tenons/tusks took forever to sand and detail.
I have always wanted to try this. Two years ago I [...]