The Floating Credenza

Welcome to my blog!  This post begins a series, The Floating Credenza, in which I will build two wall hanging credenzas.  One credenza of American black walnut and the other of American black cherry.  These two cabinets will be similar in stature, both will feature sliding doors.  The black cherry …

Adventures in Making Hardware Part II

Hello and welcome to my blog.  This post completes a series in which I’m building a butler’s desk of American black walnut, in this post I will complete the process of making hardware I’ve designed to function as a stay.  Where we left off my concept had been formed in brass …

An Apprentice Boatbuilder in Japan

Note from Brian Holcombe:  I would like to introduce a series that I am starting.  This series is a spotlight on makers who’ve taken up a unique devotion to their trades.  I meet and interact with many people in my travels and through my online conversations.  In doing so I’m introduced …

Mokuchi’s 3rd Annual NYC KEZ 2016

Hello and welcome to my blog, today’s post is a recap of Kezurou-Kai Mini 2016, hosted by Mokuchi in Brooklyn, NY.  This year’s 3rd annual NYC KEZ was on Saturday Aug 27th.  Kezurou-kai Mini, or NYC KEZ for short, is a gathering in which craftsmen and enthusiasts come together to celebrate …