Well.. It has been a while since my last blog post and wanted to catch everyone up on what’s going on around the shop. In February I purchased a house just outside of town on 1.17 acres of land. The house needed (still does) a lot of ...
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Just a metal worker trying to be a woodworker. I am currently Active Duty Navy living in the Pacific Northwest.
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I took some time today to experiment with making some trim for the drawers. All in all I’d call it an unqualified success. I started out with maple but the figured grain was not wanting to cooperate with my #45 at all (or the other way a...
This weekend was fairly productive. Saturday morning I set out to get the rest of the drawers dovetailed and bottoms cut. It was a good plan but Murphy had other plans for me that day. I was able to get most of the sides cut and grooved when I ...
Today was a day of first for me. I have never made a drawer and I have never cut half blind dovetails before today. All in all it was a good day. So good in fact that I had to make myself walk away from the shop while things were going good bef...
I really had thought I had updated this blog since the last one… sorry about that. Since I last updated this I have completed the doors and got them installed on the cabinet. I also faced the cabinet with some sapele edge banding. I rea...