Hopefully you all had a good long holiday with family and friends. I certainly did and I took advantage of the time to rest up and rejuvenate. I had an amazing sales month but it was exhausting so I really needed time away from the shop but now I&...
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I'm a legal secretary in Downtown Fort Worth, Texas. Love my job but woodworking is my real passion. I've enjoyed being in the community known as Lumberjocks. I've learned so much from the forums and blogs. My main emphasis right now is small projects such as boxes and cutting boards. I've been bitten by the first, second and third generation board bug so I've been experimenting with those and having fun with it.
-- Like a bad penny, I keep coming back!
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Well – I’ve certainly fallen behind on my blog. My apologies for not getting it finished by now. I got absolutely slammed for Christmas. I did three shows in December and did a lot of one on one selling and had my day job going on. Bet...
Is it “scrap” or “scrape?” Either way – the rule of the shop with scrap is this and always this: You will have scrap, you will never scrape the bottom of the scrap bin and you will always wonder how the bin got so full so fast. Second realit...
Just a short entry tonight – I had a monster show this weekend so I’m going to be making lots of dust between now and Thanksgiving to restock. I plan to take lots of pictures and post short blog entries while I take breaks in working. ...
Okay now on to the fitting, gluing and clamping. My admission is here that I use more clamps than necessary. Now that’s not a job killer – but it can seriously deplete your clamp store while you are doing a run of boards. The general rule of o...