Monthly Archives: June 2015

Damaged groove caused by impatient routering 1
In this installment of Woodworking Damage Control, the challenge was to repair a groove that got away from me. While making some wine totes, I was using a router bit to cut grooves along the inner face of each side to accommodate a plywood base.  The problem was that I got a bit impatient and tried removing too […]

Groove Damage Control

Two-bottle wine tote made from wormy cherry
To help pass those slow winter months after the holiday season, I decided to make some wine totes (aka caddies) using some cherry lumber stored for many years in the family barn in PA. The wood was well seasoned and appeared to be in good condition.  However, after surface planing, instead of finding nice clear material, I […]

Wormy Cherry Wine Tote