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Canvas

Latest work: another wood canvas for Eugene-based glass artist David Willis. Two sheets of 1/2″ maple plywood from States Industries banded by solid FSC maple. Not much to it.  Some interior ribs give the center plane some support and create … Continue reading

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The Blizzard of 2012

How many feet of snow does it take to bring Eugene to its knees?  Answer:  1/2.  Last March 21, we had six inches of heavy, wet snow,  following heavy, wet rain, and just as many area trees were budding. The … Continue reading

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Butcherblock Countertop

An enormous end-grain maple butcherblock counter for a client’s hexagonal kitchen island–over eight feet across the furthest points.  Nothing too technical, just time-consuming, repetitive work held together with about a gallon of Titebond III glue.  The piece is topped with … Continue reading

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Cascadia Wildlands Wonderland Auction

CW’s 9th annual Wonderland Auction is coming up on Saturday, December 10th at 6pm in the EMU Ballroom.  Always a classy event, a fun time, and for a good cause.  Lucky attendees can bid on, among many other nice items, … Continue reading

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Register-Guard: “Cozy Kitchen”

The Adams Street kitchen remodel gets some press.

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Custom sofa

I learned years ago, the hard way, that upholstery is an endeavor best left to upholsterers.  After building a cherry sofa for myself based on a modified Stickley Prairie Sofa design (which you can find in Robert Lang’s Shop Drawings … Continue reading

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CETMA boxes

Delivered today, a couple more boxes for CETMA Cargo.  Read more about the bikes here.  A good way to get free of your car.

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The Shop

This month marks the second anniversary of moving into my new shop in Eugene. Construction began in 2009 during the ‘February Fake-out’–the odd week or two spell of sunny, warm weather we sometimes get here during that month.  A promising … Continue reading

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Formaldehyde & Cancer

Confirming what’s long been suspected, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services officially lists formaldehyde as a human carcinogen.  Read the story from Reuters here. When I first started building cabinets in 2000, no-added formaldehyde (NAF) plywoods and particle … Continue reading

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Krapp’s first post

Welcome to the blog of Bunchberry Woodworking, located in Eugene, Oregon.  My goals, here, are to present works in progress, review past projects, speak a bit about technical aspects of woodworking, and share my experience in building cabinets and furniture … Continue reading

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