I always think it’s cool when people inherit wonderful tools from previous generations. I hadn’t really counted on an inheritance myself. I never met my paternal grandfather, nor did I care to. My father passed while my mother was preg...
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Location: Counciltucky, Iowa
I am a family man, a railroad engineer, and a furniture maker. When I am not on a train, or chasing my kids, I am in my woodshop. I've been known to burn the candle at both ends a little, but I love my life.....and I love everything about woodworking.
My LJ Interview here:
-- Red -- “I'm a furniture maker, I'm a woodworker, and I think woodworker's a very good word, and I like the word, it's an honest word, and that is what I am, a woodworker." --Maloof
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I’ve tried all sorts of methods fro attaching face frames to furniture and cabinetry. In this little blog I will list the various methods I know of, along with my 2 cents on each method. Most of these example show a plywood case, but the pri...
There’s always more than one way to go about any joint. I thought I’d share my preferred method for fixed shelves and drawer dividers in casework. I’m sure you can rollover some of these ideas into solid wood casework, but I̵...
I’ve decided to author a few personal blogs. Personal, meaning I’m likely to ramble about my faith, my family, and just about anything else that relates to “worker” as opposed to the “wood.” Not sure if Lumberjocks.com is the ideal place for such,...
A year and a half into the life of my roubo bench I set my mind to improving the leg vise. Dropping the 4 bills for a retro fit Benchcrafted setup was one option, but what’s the fun in that? I decided to go my own route and save the cash. ...