So the in-laws approached me about converting my wife’s old bedroom into a retreat for her dad. They wanted to do cheap yellow pine paneling on the walls and ceiling, and maybe a simple bookshelf or two. The purpose of the renovation was to ...
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Location: Norman, OK
I'm a married father of two who makes his primary income flying airplanes for Uncle Sam.
Prior to joining the military, I worked for a few years as a finish carpenter, doing custom work for a large shop in the Oklahoma City area.
I got into carpentry as a hobby, primarily when my grandfather gave me his old tools. I caught the bug, and have been gradually updating my tool collection and adding to my skills ever since. It's been nice to relegate it back to the status of a hobby, but sometimes I miss getting to make sawdust every day.
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|commented on||Wife's childhood bedroom converted to study for in-laws||11-21-2016 02:30 AM|
|added project||Wife's childhood bedroom converted to study for in-laws||11-20-2016 06:50 AM|
|commented on||Patio Cover||09-26-2016 12:50 PM|
|commented on||Wooden Sword 2.0||08-23-2016 01:48 AM|
|commented on||HVAC stands in a 1930's public school renovation||02-02-2016 12:51 AM|
|commented on||Cedar Patio Cabinet||02-01-2016 06:08 PM|
|added project||Cedar Patio Cabinet||02-01-2016 04:40 AM|
|added blog entry||In-Law's Renovation #1: Work in Progress||02-01-2016 04:07 AM|
|added blog entry||Antique Hand Planes #1: $50 for five hand planes||02-01-2016 03:12 AM|
|added project||Spice Cabinet with picture frames||01-29-2016 09:00 PM|
|added project||Simple frame for a nice painting||01-29-2016 08:51 PM|
|added project||School Trophy Case||01-29-2016 04:03 AM|
|added project||HVAC stands in a 1930's public school renovation||01-29-2016 03:59 AM|
|added project||Drafting Table||01-29-2016 03:47 AM|
|commented on||Maple TV stand/entertainment center||12-29-2014 04:21 AM|
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So the wife wanted a date, and since we are at a somewhat remote location, that involved a 180 mile drive to drop the kids off at her parent’s house (we don’t have a good sitter lined up any closer). I wasn’t too excited about th...