It’s hard to believe just two short years ago the only hand tools I owned were a retractable measuring tape and a few miniature tools (6” nail bar, vise grips, etc). Then I joined Lumberjocks and shortly thereafter The Hand Plane Swap....
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I am a Registered Nurse by profession, working in a small town ER. New to woodworking and eager to learn. I have strong perfectionist tendancies which can (and usually do) bog down progress which enables my procrastinating side. My husband, an experienced woodworker, has put up with me for 30 years. Almost as long as the Master Carpenter, in whose sandals I try to follow every day. God Bless.
-- God bless, Candy
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Last month, hubby (Mudflap4869) had a deterioration in his health which resulted in several falls and eventual surgery for a ruptured disc in his neck and spinal fusion of C 6-7. The last fall was at home. We were headed out the door to go to the ...
My friend, Julie, who gave me a downed wild cherry tree, said they had taken down a hackberry tree in their yard and her in-laws, a silver maple, was I interested? Um, let me think about it YES! Hubby and I went to see. The hackberry had been R...
Seems only right to start this with “Hi, my name is Candy. I am a wood hoarder.” And I’ve only begun! I’ve been actually woodworking for a year and a half (more or less). Available hardwoods at the local box store consisted...
Shop storage is currently a bunch of open shelving that hubby put up. It’s a temporary thing and we both are looking forward to improving on it. Since I’ve started down the slippery slope of hand tools the shelves are getting rather cl...