Workshop Walk Through

Ok so I’ve been saying for a while that I’d post a walk though of the Artisan Dice Workshop (A.K.A my garage) for a while now. We’ve finally gotten everything set up the way it needs to be (mostly) and looking presentable so here goes. Click each...

Project Woodshop Photo Dump

Ended up fighting with the laser cutter until the wee hours of the morning. I do not like instructions that include the words “solder this wire to this pin”. If I wanted to build the damn thing I would not have paid several thousands dollars to buy one. So...
I Made 140 Dice Today.

I Made 140 Dice Today.

You can see them here set out to cure over night with a fresh coat of shellac. I promised every one a look as some finished sets as well. You can see them in the gallery below. I also threw in some photos of the routers we use to make the boxes and some other dice...
Wenge Wooden Fudge Dice

Wenge Wooden Fudge Dice

Nearly as black as ebony, but with a more pronounced grain, and not nearly as expensive, Wenge wood (a tree native to the Congo) is popular with guitar makers like Ibanez who used it in their fret boards.      
Purple Heart Wooden Fudge Dice

Purple Heart Wooden Fudge Dice

I love Purple Heart. It has the most beautiful natural coloration of any non-dyed woods. The color you see here is the natural color of the wood once oxidized. The dice are left out in the open air for several days to achieve the bright violet hues you see here,...