The first attempt at a cutting board has been glued up. It worked out okay. You can see it is pretty flat from the following picture. On the next one, I’ll offset the blocks so they do not line up. I’m too chicken to plan...
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I'm a hack that lives in Wisconsin. I like woodworking because it helps pass the long winter.
I'm self-taught, which explains my limited knowledge. I've been making simple furniture and cabinets for a long time, (out of necessity). I usually make face frame cabinets using a doweling jig and rabbeted joints. I'm trying to challenge myself by making more interesting projects using different joinery techniques.
I've been reading a lot on the forums and I'll be posting plenty of questions in the coming months. I really appreciate any advice I receive.
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|added blog entry||Kitchen shelves #2: Installed||12-08-2016 03:27 AM|
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My neice is using a butcher block countertop she purchased from Menards, (a midwest based big box bldg supply).I took some of the cut-offs and thought I would make cutting boards from them. I’ve never made cutting boards before. ...
I got a few hours today so I ran out to my niece’s house to install the shelves. In this picture, the top shelf is installed. The middle shelf is set on the threaded rods so I can mark where to drill the holes. I drill the holes over-...
My niece is remodeling her kitchen. She is on a tight budget. She wanted to use floating shelves instead of upper cabinets. The idea is to not have and supports visible on the finished shelf. Her Dad did some research and found a method where m...