Claves

Made from East Indian Rosewood, oiled & waxed. 130x20mm.

BBQ

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BBQ

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knoba – Dropbox – Claves-01.ogg

knoba – Dropbox – Claves-02.mp3

Wood-database.com – East Indian Rosewood

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Wood seasoning rack

North facing, sheltered from; light, heat, rain & infestation.
knoba - wood seasoning rack

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Rack is made from recycled; forklift pallet, aluminium chairs, twin wall polycarbonate. 316 stainless wire (new). Ground below good for spalting.
knoba - wood seasoning rack

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I make my own log sealer from old water based interior emulsion & PVA glue.
knoba - wood seasoning rack

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Tulip chair

Carved, sanded & treated Apple wood chair.
knoba - Tulip chair

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Tulip… because of the shape of it.
knoba - Tulip chair

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Carving ‘mostly’ with chainsaw
knoba - Tulip chair

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Off cuts.
knoba - Tulip chair

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Treated with boiled linseed oil.
knoba - Tulip chair

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Just right for summer work
knoba - Tulip chair

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Wood database.com – Apple

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Carved Tudor Rose

Butt jointed (no tongues or biscuits) well seasoned knotty pine
knoba - Carved Tudor Rose

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Marking out guide for Rose design
knoba - Carved Tudor Rose

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Starting in, must have tea…
knoba - Carved Tudor Rose

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Fleshed out.
knoba - Carved Tudor Rose

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Did not have the right carving gouges for this size work
knoba - Carved Tudor Rose

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Stopped project to make some better size gouges…
knoba - Carved Tudor Rose

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3 sepals left to go
knoba - Carved Tudor Rose

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36″ o/d x 1.75″ thick. 120+ hours.
knoba - Carved Tudor Rose

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Enjoyed those little sepals
knoba - Carved Tudor Rose

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Boss in centre is for a light pattress (it’s a ceiling rose)
knoba - Carved Tudor Rose

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knoba - Carved Tudor Rose

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Danish oiled then wire wool and waxed
knoba - Carved Tudor Rose

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Turned magnetic Beech fixing covers
knoba - Carved Tudor Rose

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On my ceiling, sub rosa
knoba - Carved Tudor Rose

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Colron – Danish Oil, Wire wool & Finishing wax

Pfeil – Carving tools

knoba – Carved picture frame

knoba – Carving gouges

knoba – Gym mirror

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Carved picture frame

Inner panel was gifted to me, so made this frame for it…
knoba - Carved picture frame

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Frame is 13×12″, Sycamore maple, walnut oil & beeswax finish
knoba - Carved picture frame

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4mm Rosewood dowels in mitres. Carved in a celtic style.
knoba - Carved picture frame

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Wood-database.com – Sycamore Maple

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Wood carving mallet

Made from stock; copper, holly & cherry…
knoba - wood carving mallet

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knoba - wood carving mallet

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The wood database – European Cherry

The wood database – English Holly

Matweb – Copper datasheet

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Wood bending steam setup

Simple, inexpensive, permanent & unobtrusive…
knoba - wood bending steam setup

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3m x 160mm o/d aluminium van tube (3″ fall over length to let water out)…
knoba - wood bending steam setup

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Bosch PTL1; 2kw, 2.4l capacity = 45 mins, 3m hose.
knoba - wood bending steam setup

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Hose fitting is 14mm circumference plus the bayonet (push fit only as added saftey).
knoba - wood bending steam setup

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Machined brass fitting from propane bottle valve (3/4 bspt, 14mm bore).
knoba - wood bending steam setup

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End cap is left loose (hinged at top) to allow steam egress.
knoba - wood bending steam setup

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Brackets were made made from old aluminium cafe chairs left on the street
knoba - wood bending steam setup

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Freegle – Wallpaper steamer

Ebay – Van Pipe

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