Author Archives: Ajax Alexandre

About Ajax Alexandre

Ajax Alexandre is the online community editor at Popular Woodworking Magazine.

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Build a Sculptured Rocker with Charles Brock

"Two DVD's + Book + Full-Size Patterns + Online Support = Success!Most woodworkers' ""bucket lists"" of projects include crafting a Maloof-inspired rocking chair. Brocks' instructional bundle includes a DVD (103 minutes) and companion book (48 pages with 69 pictures) that provide you with all the plans and instruction you need to build your heirloom...

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Two Cherries Skew Bevel Wood Chisels

Here's a great gift idea for the woodworker who has everything – skew chisels!Two Cherries bevel edge chisels with a skew cutting edge for hand controlled paring and other detailed work. The pair contains 2, 12mm tools with right and left angled cutting edge, perfect for trimming slightly protruding dovetails, tenons, dowels, and a...

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Two Cherries Five Small Carving Tools & Leather Pouch

Here's a great gift idea for the beginning wood carver!Have you ever needed a very small carving tool for working in limited access or on very small pieces of work? Finally, Two Cherries has provided the solution! Small octagon handles fit comfortably in the hand, and the balance of handle to blade is perfect.

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Decorative Carving

I’ve been making these wine bottle stoppers as gifts for the holiday season. They are a lot of fun to make on the lathe and it doesn’t take very long to knock a few of them out. I use an electric die grinder with a carbide bit for the decorative carving on the top...