Word & Pictures
The short articles below tell the backstory of some projects, because sometimes the story is as interesting as the picture. Members, send in your stories.
Skilled Hands Coming Together to Support Veterans by Wayne Kruger July 16, 2020 marked a very special day when two of our local community organizations came together to support Veterans. On that day, fourteen handmade memorial flag cases were turned over by the newly formed group St. James Woodworkers to the Richard H. Stewart […]
The official, by-the-calendar start of summer is still more than a week away (though our heat and humidity say otherwise), but the Summer of Sawdust as St. James is underway! If you didn’t see the post of member projects from early 2020 take a look. Here are what other members have been up to of […]
The time Covid has required members to be sequestered away in their shops has resulted in some amazing projects. Here are a few that members passed along, with a few pre-Covid projects thrown in for inspiration. (Project photos shown below in no particular order . . .) […]
I recently completed a project making interior Plantation Shutters for our home. It was an interesting project completed over a several-month period, through which I learned a lot and developed some new skills. With the high cost of purchasing fabricated shutters, it’s a very cost-effective alternative that I’d like to share with the group. This […]
The Beverly National Cemetery in New Jersey is one of many cemeteries around the country that is reserved exclusively for veterans and their spouses. The flag for which you made the beautiful case was used at my maternal grandfather’s funeral in 1963. It was draped over the coffin as it was being taken from the […]
After I did show-and-tell for an Adirondack chair at the February 2020 meeting, a few people asked about plans. A link to a Popular Woodworking article from 2005 that walks through the construction and provides drawings follows. This a straightforward project, and a useful result — something to sit in, with nice flat arms for […]
Take a look at some member projects. Members, share photos and descriptions of your projects. Even better, share a story. Send by email.