Arlen Handberg


Router Bit Holder fits into drawer in his router table. It is made from Melanine.
4/7/2017 Click on image to see closeup.


Palm Cross for the Silent Auction
8/12/2016 Click on image to see closeup.


Toy bed for the Silent Auction
8/12/2016 Click on image to see closeup.


Eyglass Holder made from Oak and finished in Lacquer.
4/8/2016 Click on image to see closeup.


Arlen's extensive collection of push sticks.
3/4/2016 Click on image to see closeup.


Arlen shows his box joint jig to be made by his session at the end of January.
1/8/2016 Click on image to see closeup.


Arlen gave this cricket for the auction. It is made from Ash and Alder.
8/8/2015 Click on image to see closeup.


Arlen donated two Cedar Prayer Crosses to the auction.
8/8/2015 Click on image to see closeup.


This is a jig to build a the Climbing Ball toy.
9/5/2014 Click on image to see closeup.


A Miter Cutting Jig for accurate miter cuts.
6/6/2014 Click on image to see closeup.


This fancy Toy Fire Truck is made from Oak, Mahogany, and Maple. The finish is lacquer.
2/7/2014 Click on image to see closeup.


Marble Gate. The wire gates allow one marble at a time to roll down and drop onto the lever which releases another marble until all the marbles have rolled down. It is made of poplar and has a lacquer finish. The kids enjoy playing with this game.
11/17/2013 Click on image to see closeup.



8/7/2013 Click on image to see closeup.


Another fixture from Arlen: A Small Part Cut-off Sled make from Apple Plywood. It can be used to safely cut small parts.
5/3/2013 Click on image to see closeup.


This is a Campsite Mailbox. It is used to put notes for the camper. The wood is Pine with various finishes.
4/5/2013 Click on image to see closeup.


The Paddle Boat water toy made for the challenge (it floats). The woods are Alder and Mahogany. The finish is spar varnish.

Here is a fixture to make LOTS of the paddle boats!
3/8/2013 Click on image to see closeup.


Another famous Arlen fixture. It is for Frame Assembly. It aligns two sides of frame for gluing and pinning.
2/8/2013 Click on image to see closeup.


Arlen showed how he made finishing points from soda bottle caps and screws!
1/11/2013 Click on image to see closeup.


Arlen made these jigs to make the Split Side Drum which was entered into the challenge.
11/3/2012 Click on image to see closeup.


Marble pump by Arlen Handberg. A crank at the side pumps marbles to the top where they follow various paths to return to the pump.
4/7/2012 Click on image to see closeup.


This Prayer Cross was made by Arlen from Maple and finished in wax.
1/6/2012 Click on image to see closeup.


Arlen did this Toy Airplane as a smaller scale version of the toy airplanes he usually makes. The wood is Mahogany and the finish is lacquer.

This Top is made from Alder and is finished in Lacquer. He made a special fixture to make the spinner of the top. He changed the shape from earlier versions so it would not be used as a slingshot!
1/6/2012 Click on image to see closeup.


Toy Ping Pong Gun made from Pine.

Example of wheels made with special router attached to metal lathe.
11/4/2011 Click on image to see closeup.


Moses Walking Stick is a carving made from Pine and finished in Lacquer.
11/4/2011 Click on image to see closeup.


Marble Stair is a game, turn the crank and the marble climbs the stairs. The wood is Mahogany and the finish Lacquer.
7/9/2011 Click on image to see closeup.


Oven Fox An oven push-me pull-u made from Walnut and finished in Lacquer.

7/9/2011 Click on image to see closeup.


A Table Saw Fence Storage Box for pencils, calculator, etc. It is made from Maple and finished in lacquer.
3/5/2011 Click on image to see closeup.


This Shed is made from unfinished Alder. If you open the door, it 'explodes' by a mouse trap mechanism.
2/5/2011 Click on image to see closeup.


Arlen made these Shaker Boxes from cherry as a gift. The finish is wipe-on-polyurethane.
6/5/2010 Click on image to see closeup.


Cross & Heart is made from Spanish Cedar and finished in Lacquer.
2/5/2010 Click on image to see closeup.


Arlen made this Marble Stair from his own Alder as a toy. It has no finish.
11/6/2009 Click on image to see closeup.


Sunset Scene Arlen made this placque at the Paul Schürch Marquetry class from Walnut, Birds Eye Maple, and Coco Bolo.
9/4/2009 Click on image to see closeup.


Arlen made this handy jig to cut toy airplane wings. It is made from plywood and a spring clamp from Harbor Freight to allow for varying wood thickness.
3/6/2009 Click on image to see closeup.


Arlen's entry in the challenge was this special long radius Router Jig for cutting arcs over 4 feet radius. It is made from plywood.
1/9/2009 Click on image to see closeup.


Arlen made this Pull Boat as a prototype for this year's toy project. It is made from Alder and Mahogany and finished in lacquer and wax.
9/5/2008 Click on image to see closeup.


This is what machinists call a Sine Plate. It is used to accurately establish any angle for his drill press. It is made from Birch and Baltic Birch with no finish.
7/4/2008 Click on image to see closeup.


Arlen's Solvent Bottle Holder is made from Mahogany and finished in Lacquer.
11/2/2007 Click on image to see closeup.


This Jewel Box is made from Walnut and finished in Lacquer.
11/2/2007 Click on image to see closeup.


This is Arlen's special Tic Tac Toe game made from Walnut and finished in Lacquer.
8/3/2007 Click on image to see closeup.

This is Arlen's Holy Mackerel wine bottle holder. It is made from Oak and finished in Lacquer.
Click on image to see closeup.
8/4/2006


The first is a Tic Tac Toe game made from Walnut and finished in Lacquer. The gate on the end exposes holes for the marbles used to play.
7/7/2006 Click on image to see closeup.


The Toy Tractor is made from Pine and is also finished in Lacquer.
7/7/2006 Click on image to see closeup.


Arlen built this Airplane Rocker for his granddaughter. It is made from scrap oak and finished in Urethane. The plan was from the Cherry Tree.
6/3/2005 Click on image to see closeup.


Arlen used 'Stude wood' Walnut to make this Acrylic finished Drawer Pull.
5/5/2005 Click on image to see closeup.