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New work and a long-overdue update

Things have been pretty busy here in Hickey-land. My family sold our old craftsman home in NE Portland and bought another old home in SE Portland. I’ve finished up the Mastery program at NW Fine Woodworking Studio and life with … Continue reading

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St. Johns Valet

Version two of the St John’s coat rack is now complete and ready for the Lumber to Legacy program auction in Albany Oregon ( The lumber was salvaged from a construction project in Albany that removed seven very large native … Continue reading

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St John’s valet

The St. Johns bridge here in Portland has always been among my favorite US bridges. Designed by engineer and poet David B. Steinman, the bridge was the longest suspension bridge in existence at the time of its construction. Mr. Steinman … Continue reading

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Photography equipment!

Well now I’ve gone and done it… Bought non-woodworking tools that is. But it was worth it. A Lowell three-light kit; One TOTA and two OMNI lights with umbrellas, stands, cords and a bag. A combo0diffuser/reflector with stand and a … Continue reading

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Also finished; Spalted Valet

This is meant to be a “man’s box” for keys, spare change, wallets- a catch all for your pockets at the end of each day. It was a lot of fun curving the sides with a handplane and the inside … Continue reading

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