My wife’s grandfather gave me a few boxes worth of stuff from his garage. He’s getting up there in years and walking and standing are getting difficult for him. A lot of the stuff was old Sears Craftsman tools, clamps, files and a ton ...
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Location: Woodstock Georgia
Hobby Woodworker, DIY'er, and aspiring Jack of all Trades. I learned how to do most of what i know by either being to broke to pay someone else, or too stubborn to want to pay for someone to fix or do something I knew I could do myself.
Woodworking is all my parent's fault, (my wife gets some of the blame too with all her "encouragement" and "project ideas" and the fact that she buys me good tools as gifts). One of my earliest memories is of my Dad holding a belt sander upside down while I shape my pinewood derby car on it. Plus I have a lifetime of watching This Old House and New Yankee Workshop to thank for giving me the desire to want to go into construction and eventually Architecture School.
"Before we use any power tools, let's take a moment to talk about shop safety. Be sure to read, understand, and follow all the safety rules that come with your power tools. Knowing how to use your power tools properly will greatly reduce the risk of personal injury. And remember this: there is no more important safety rule than to wear these — safety glasses." -Norm Abram
-- If you would not be forgotten, As soon as you are dead and rotten, Either write things worthy reading, Or do things worth the writing. -Ben Franklin
|added blog entry||$3.99 Saw Blade||10-12-2014 12:18 PM|
|started topic||Woodworking for others||08-27-2013 04:55 PM|
|replied on||Screws vs nails||03-06-2013 02:45 AM|
|commented on||Construction Calculator Stand||01-08-2013 03:45 AM|
|commented on||Mudroom remodel||12-28-2012 04:21 AM|
|commented on||Pistol hide||12-19-2012 01:57 PM|
|commented on||Free Bookcase||12-04-2012 04:36 PM|
|added project||Free Bookcase||12-04-2012 04:03 AM|
|added project||Bead Board paneling and Wainscoting for the new baby's room.||12-04-2012 02:43 AM|
|added blog entry||Home improvement and Repair #2: Built in Home Library and Entertainment Center||10-05-2012 04:49 PM|
|added blog entry||Home improvement and Repair #1: Had to work wood into the Bathroom Remodel||10-05-2012 03:12 AM|
|signed up||C_Philhower's Profile||11-09-2011 07:42 PM|
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This is a recap of a project I did almost 2 years ago, but wanted to post it online and just got around to it now. My Wife and I have a room in our basement that was partially finished by the previous owners of our home. For the first year and ...
When I gutted the bathroom in my house I just couldn’t just hang the mirror on the wall again. Plus I didn’t want to drive the 6 mile round trip to spend $5 on a tube of Mirror adhesive only to use less than a dollars worth on a 24R...