Sawstop PCS1.75 ordered (my wife ordered it for my b-day), I’m picking it up tomorrow night, my shop is cleaned and ready and I’ve invited my Dad over on the weekend to help assemble. Very excited!
|View BootsTripp's:||home||workshop||projects (4)||blog (3)||reviews (0)||forum topics (3)||buddies (0)||favorites (34)||activity log|
None so far
34 posts in 900 days
I've always enjoyed woodworking. I learned everything I know about the craft from my Dad and some of my earliest memories take place in his workshop. As I've found myself all of a sudden in full-blown adulthood with a wife, daughter, house... and the infamous honey-do list, I've realized how long its been and how far I've strayed from one of my favorite hobbies (woodworking). Actually I recently realized it didn't happen all of a sudden and how much time has actually elapsed.
Most of my free time has been spent remodeling our 114 year old house. Granted, there's a lot of carpentry involved and I've enjoyed every minute of it, but it's not what any of us would consider woodworking. Now that the house remodel is under control, I hope to focus a bit more on woodworking.
I'm certainly still a novice, but hope that over time I'll be able to feel confident in updating that skill level.
I'm currently living in São Paulo Brazil for work reasons, but have a scheduled return date in a few months and am counting down the days to when I'll be home in Chicago setting up my shop.
I've already learned a lot from the LJ community and look forward to putting some of that new found knowledge to use.
Thanks for having me!
-- The Dude abides
Latest Activity | view all »
|commented on||Hazel's Chairs||12-21-2013 03:44 AM|
|commented on||Floating Shelf (without hardware)||12-18-2013 02:21 AM|
|commented on||Floating Shelf for Nursery||12-17-2013 03:52 AM|
|added project||Floating Shelf (without hardware)||12-17-2013 03:43 AM|
|added project||Kids Table & Chairs||12-05-2013 04:02 AM|
|commented on||Powder Room Vanity||05-28-2013 01:51 AM|
|added project||Powder Room Vanity||05-24-2013 01:56 AM|
|replied on||Shame on Menards, shame on me...||02-13-2013 01:59 PM|
|replied on||Shame on Menards, shame on me...||02-13-2013 03:20 AM|
|replied on||Shame on Menards, shame on me...||02-13-2013 03:14 AM|
|started topic||Shame on Menards, shame on me...||02-13-2013 03:02 AM|
|commented on||Sawstop ordered||10-29-2012 01:38 AM|
|added blog entry||Sawstop ordered||10-26-2012 02:41 AM|
|replied on||Sawstop Fence Buying Help?||08-01-2012 08:00 PM|
|started topic||Sawstop Fence Buying Help?||08-01-2012 04:52 PM|
Latest Projects | view all 4 »
Latest Blog Entries | view all 3 »
A couple of years ago I converted our master bedroom dressing/vanity area into a full bathroom. In doing so, I eliminated my wife’s closet which left only a small closet in the master bedroom. Rather than building a framed/drywall closet, ...
I decided on the Bosch 1617EVS(PK), so kept my eyes peeled over the last week or so on the different retail sites, including craigslist and ebay for a possible used one. Amazon’s price for the “Bosch 1617EVSPK 12 Amp 2-1/4-Horsepowe...