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CNC Engraved Cribbage Table

The History of Cribbage CNC Engraved Cribbage Table is our topic today. Cribbage is one of the oldest games in history. It dates back hundreds of years. First called Noddy, cribbage has gained popularity over the years. Cribbage was invented in the 1600’s by an English poet, gambler and gamester. Sir John Suckling modified the rules of noddy to what became cribbage today. Sir John, a wealthy man that inherited a fortune at the age of 18. He’s regarded as one of the foremost card players for his time. In 1630 Sir John Suckling was knighted by the King of England. He shamed his title several years later.  In 1641 Sir John was involved in a plot to save a jailed friend. The plan failed and Sir John fled England to take his life a year later at the age of 33. The game of cribbage is Sir John Sucklings…

Log Furniture Fabrication

 Fabricating Log Furniture The art of log furniture fabrication is an art more so then carpentry by today’s definition. Most all the same carpentry skills will apply but when fabricating furniture from logs either purchased or foraged some rules do change. Purchased stock will be more dimensional where as foraged may not be depending on what your looking to do. Log stock you buy will also be dried, checked and ready for use a lot sooner. Foraged logs just require a little more preparation work before they can be used but will open up many more different design ideas. Crooked, twisted, bent, bowed, cracked, split, and warped are not desired in the world of building. When these attributes are utilized in log furniture fabrication this is what truly separates one artist from another. Preparing Foraged Logs Preparation for logs you forage require a bit more work then kiln dried stock you…

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