I’m not going to do a blog of the entire build, but I thought the secret compartment was worthy of one. So here it is. Yes, I know it’s not secret anymore by posting this but this was more for fun and as a learning project than for h...
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Location: Indianapolis, IN
Software engineer, married to my college sweetheart from Indiana University. We live in Indianapolis and have a two year old son, Owen, and 9 year old dog black lab/chow chow, Ninja.
I've been woodworking as a hobby for about 6 years now. I still have a lot to learn but I'm enjoying every bit of it. I try to use traditional joinery and a mix of power and hand tools. I prefer the quiet though of hand planing wood as I find hand tool work to be extremely rewarding and relaxing.
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Our son, Owen, was born almost two years ago and I haven’t posted much since. Here’s an obligatory pic of him. I have still been very active in the shop, but since my time nowadays is very limited and precious I haven’t done ...
Greene and Greene inspired raised dog tray #7: Attaching the breadboard ends and plugging all the pinned mortises/breadboard screws
Took me a while to get back to this project. It’s been a hectic past few months. All that was remaining was plugging all the pinned mortises, attaching the breadboard ends, and plugging those screws as well. Plugging the legs—...
Greene and Greene inspired raised dog tray #6: Pinned Tenons, Routing the holes for the bowls, and routing/gluing end caps for the tongues
Today was a short but busy day. I glued the base together earlier this week and finally had time to finish that with the pinned tenons today.Pinned Tenons—————————————...
I was hoping to finish everything today except the plugs. However, I only had enough time to do the top and initial breadboard ends. It took longer than expected being my first time doing it, the grooves on the top for the end caps and making t...