I started this blog http://lumberjocks.com/Betsy/blog/5302 quite a long time ago to learn Sketch up and to take everyone else along for the ride while I was recovering from a health issue. Quite a ride it was. I actually kind of got the hang of it...
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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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|commented on||Suggestions wanted as to dressing-up this "Plain Jane" cutting board||7 days ago|
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So now comes the very fun part the chair is actually coming together. First you have to decide if you are going to use pocket holes to put the arm together to the back rest. I chose to use pocket screws because it’s one less thing you have to m...
So I’m working a little on getting my chisels to the right size that will keep my hands from cramping. Taking some of the advise my fellow LJs provided I’ve gathered a few things to work with I went to my neighborhood bike shop and ...
So I’ve been lamenting that my use of some hand tools is limited due to strength and cramping issues when I hold things. I sold almost all my planes because I no longer have the arm strength to use them, but I’ve hung onto my nice chis...
So I’m quickly coming to the close of my Adirondack chair blog class (just the final assembly to go), my sun room addition is now complete (just got the French doors put in today) and I’ve managed to put up some shelves Sis wanted in t...