recall ever seeing a solid English boxwood jointer. You simply
don't find dry boxwood that big!
Working with Huw Crompton of this parish we
sought a suitable log that was dry but had not checked on the
Northern side as is the norm because of reinforcing branches - a
Using a variety of fine edges I worked this
rough log into sublime block. Now to let it settle while I think
on the design. A razee is almost a given but I need to think on
the iron first as always with planemaking.
Here is our find.
Planing a reference edge.
Smoothing all edges.
Smoothing with scraper and highlighting figure with denatured