LumberJocks

Learning woodworking

  • Advertise with us
Blog entry by Farrout posted 06-22-2011 02:55 PM 1212 reads 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I think it would be easier for me to train termites than to learn to do quality woodworking.

-- If we learn from our mistakes, I should be a genius!



5 comments so far

View BilltheDiver's profile

BilltheDiver

234 posts in 1633 days


#1 posted 06-22-2011 04:06 PM

Let me invite you to the next meeting of the St Pete Woodcrafter’s Guild, next tuesday evening. We have a very diverse group of woodworkers and I am sure you could find some help there. I understand there are some good groups in Tampa as well. Having someone to turn to for help is a great resource. www.stpetewoodguild.com is the link to our website.

-- "Measure twice, cut once, count fingers"

View Bluepine38's profile

Bluepine38

2953 posts in 1832 days


#2 posted 06-22-2011 04:40 PM

Learning to retire was just a little difficult for me. According to the kids, I will never learn, but the difference
to me is that now I get to play in the workshop, at the shooting range, on the mountain and road bike and
just at life in general. I occasionally have to stoop to work every now and then, but thanks to a beautiflul
Lady who puts up with me life is good and great grandkids are even greater, got to hold my newest one
Sat June 18th.

-- As ever, Gus-the 76 yr young apprentice carpenter

View Don W's profile

Don W

15535 posts in 1315 days


#3 posted 06-22-2011 04:44 PM

they say termintes are actually pretty addaptable. They do a lot of woodworking. Just here idea of it is different than ours.

-- Master hand plane hoarder. - http://timetestedtools.com

View miles125's profile

miles125

2179 posts in 2753 days


#4 posted 06-22-2011 04:54 PM

Well there is a difference between the skill level in making a quality 17th century secretary and that of a quality hatchet handle. Just focus on quality that fits your skill level. You’ll find yourself becoming more pleased with your work. And you’ll gain in complexity of skills while you do it.

-- "The way to make a small fortune in woodworking- start with a large one"

View CoolDavion's profile

CoolDavion

395 posts in 2572 days


#5 posted 07-17-2011 06:49 PM

a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step

-- Do or do not, there is no try!

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase