29er with 44mm headtube in the jig

29er with 44mm headtube in the jig Originally uploaded by Johnsen Frameworks. 29er with 44mm headtube in the jig

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Setting up the Hydra for the first time

Setting up the Hydra for the first time Originally uploaded by Johnsen Frameworks. Setting up the Hydra for the first time

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New mill in the shop

IMG_9058 Originally uploaded by Johnsen Frameworks. Had the good luck to find a fairly nice small hand miller a couple of hours away last week, and spent the good part of Saturday picking it up. It’s in really good shape, and I even found the vertical head for it collecting dust under a bench. It’s […]

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JFW on Facebook!

JFW on Facebook! Originally uploaded by Johnsen Frameworks. Yepp. I’ve been hesitating to register a Johnsen Frameworks page due to my limited work capacity (I’m working part time as a consultant in addition to my full time research job), but I think it’s a smart move after all. Most of the content here on the […]

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Goods from California

Paragon refill Originally uploaded by Johnsen Frameworks. Over in northern California there’s a guy called Mark Norstad who with his team produces some really fine frame building components under the Paragon Machine Works brand. I’ve used a few of the PMW products earlier, and now it was time to stock up on disc tabs since […]

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Mitering setup on the lathe

Better picture of the mitering setup on the lathe Originally uploaded by Johnsen Frameworks. One of the projects that I’ve been planning for a long time is a more flexible mitering setup where I’m utilizing one of the lathes instead of the mill. I already have a dedicated main tube mitering system from Anvil on […]

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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year! Originally uploaded by Johnsen Frameworks. It’s the 3rd of January, and those of you following my flickr-stream have seen this picture already. The holiday here in Hølen was spent with family, parties and good fun. Just before Christmas I had 15 good friends (some of which are riding buddies) from the local […]

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More tools: Bike Machinery Hydra fixture

Bike Machinery Hydra fixture – a wee bit cleaner Originally uploaded by Johnsen Frameworks. Quick update from Hølen: The last few weeks have been dominated by two sick kids (flu/earache), so apart from making two classic frames ready for paint there’s not much to tell. Apart from the fact that the tools from Denmark arrived, […]

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Oh, I became a dad (again) last year!

Maria, a 17 month old oatmeal-eating machine Originally uploaded by Johnsen Frameworks Meet Maria, a 17 month old oatmeal-eating machine. She turned up two days after my last update last year. Fun stuff.

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Winter in Norway

Allright. New start. It got to be more than a year since the last update. The 650b is doing fine and I’ve really enjoyed it both here in Norway and on a week long holiday with Pure Mountains in the Alpujarras area in Spain. I’ve managed to finish two more frames during the year. Both […]

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