This week I’m finishing up work on an aumbry for a future issue of Popular Woodworking Magazine. More than anything, this project has been about exploring Gothic geometry. But as with any project, I always have a lot of detours and dead ends. The pierced carvings on the front of the aumbry are fairly simple, yet I was afraid they would be off-putting for some beginning woodworkers. So I started …

An Introduction to Gothic Tracery (With a Router

This week I’m finishing up work on an aumbry for a future issue of Popular Woodworking Magazine. More than anything, this project has been about exploring Gothic geometry. But as with any project, I always have a lot of detours and dead ends. The pierced carvings on the front of the aumbry are fairly simple, yet I was afraid they would be off-putting for some beginning woodworkers. So I started …

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Trezevant Hall at Grace-St. Luke's Episcopal Church. This window is titled "The Morning Angel."

Trezevant Hall at Grace-St. Luke's Episcopal Church. This window is titled "The Morning Angel."

Nidaros Cathedral, Trondheim:  the rose window... my ancestors built this church.  It is the state church and coronation church of Norway.  I've spent hundreds of hours sitting quietly in this beautiful cathedral <3

Nidaros Cathedral, Trondheim: the rose window... my ancestors built this church. It is the state church and coronation church of Norway. I've spent hundreds of hours sitting quietly in this beautiful cathedral <3

All Saints Church, Denmead Hampshire UK  2013 -Jude Tarrant of Sunrise Stained Glass Ltd, Hampshire. Iillustrates Psalm 24:1 “The earth is the Lord’s, and the fullness thereof; the world and everything in it”. A celebration of the beauty of the natural world."

All Saints Church, Denmead Hampshire UK 2013 -Jude Tarrant of Sunrise Stained Glass Ltd, Hampshire. Iillustrates Psalm 24:1 “The earth is the Lord’s, and the fullness thereof; the world and everything in it”. A celebration of the beauty of the natural world."

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