Life in Pappy's Woodshop — Tools & Stuff

Wood Butter

Posted by David Pickard on

Wood Butter?  What?  You've heard of regular butter, peanut butter,  almond butter, apple butter, but wood butter?  Sounds tasty, eh?    Well, you probably don't want to eat this stuff.  Have you ever eaten  dutch oven mutton?  Actually , it is one of my favorite meats but it has  to be almost burned to a crisp.  It's pretty tasty but you need one of  those rubber spatulas your wife uses in the kitchen to scrap the  grease off the top of your mouth.  Hey, I didn't say it was healthy, just good!  I'm sure wood butter wouldn't be as tasty...

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Wood Glued!

Posted by David Pickard on

 I'm a conesouir of glue. I know there must be some recipes somewhere made  from glue (after all, flour is just a form of glue). Two of my bad habits are Diet  Coke and picking glue off my hands. Caution: There is some glue you just can't  pick off your hands and it could be dangerous to try. For instance, don't try  mixing up a batch of epoxy glue and spreading it all over your hands, letting it  dry and then try picking it off. The kind of glue I'm talking about is good old  Elmer's glue. I blame my...

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