It’s a snake!

I was playing around with interlocking 3D puzzles today, and ended up making this snake.

The wood is eastern red oak salvaged from a pallet, and the eye pin is brass.

Edit to add:

I’ve been asked whether the snake holds together when you play with it. It does. If you remove the brass pin that is used for the eyes, you can then take it apart, one piece at a time:

Published in: on 12 June, 2010 at 1:17 am  Comments (4)  

Fairy Boxes

Here are a couple of fairy boxes.

The pink inlay is polymer clay. The left box is walnut, and the right one is maple.

The pink clay ended up much more vibrant than I intended. I don’t think my daughter will mind, though.

Published in: on 11 June, 2010 at 12:01 am  Leave a Comment  

Penguin Family

Here’s a penguin family puzzle Mary Cate and I made. I did the woodworking, and she did the painting.

Published in: on 10 June, 2010 at 2:16 pm  Leave a Comment