Follow up post on Furnitude about this engineering problem I’m trying to solve: http://furnitude.blogspot.com/2015/06/engineering-solution.html#.VXcWcM93mUk
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Location: Nashville, TN
I am the creator/writer of Furnitude, a blog about handmade furniture by someone who makes it. The address is http://furnitude.blogspot.com. The mission of the blog is to connect furniture makers with furniture appreciators. Also, it is a medium for furniture makers to gain inspiration from seeing the work of others.
My own furniture making enterprise is called Human Hands Woodworking. The website is http://www.humanhandswoodworking.com. Here's my bio:
A furniture-maker for over 15 years, I work in the Shaker and Arts & Crafts traditions, with an appreciation for Mid-Century Modern thrown in. I love the play between the traditional and the modern. Whether I’m interpreting a traditional piece or creating something entirely unique, my passion is always to make something beautiful and useful and lasting.
A native Tennessean, I lived in New York City for 11 years, where I honed my skills with hand tools out of necessity: living in a two-room apartment on the Upper West Side of Manhattan afforded no space for power tools (Central Park benches substituted nicely for a workbench when noisy hammering had to be done). I now live in East Nashville, Tennessee.
I see a striking similarity between furniture and poetry. In 2000, I earned a Masters of Fine Arts in creative writing from Vermont College. My work has been published in Poetry, Willow Springs and other journals. In 2005 I won the “Discovery”/The Nation poetry prize. As a furniture maker, I bring the same consideration of form and function to the design of tables and chairs that I do as a poet to sonnets and villanelles.
-- Mitch, http://furnitude.blogspot.com Also blog at http://www.craftsy.com/blog/author/mitch-roberson/
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|added project||Walnut counter||02-24-2016 09:20 PM|
|replied on||Problem with belt on Rikon 20-110 jointer||07-09-2015 05:58 PM|
|commented on||Engineering solution?||06-10-2015 03:48 PM|
|added blog entry||Engineering solution?||06-09-2015 04:39 PM|
|added blog entry||Furnitude post: Engineering Problem||06-03-2015 06:34 PM|
|replied on||Source for small metal containers||05-04-2015 09:07 PM|
|started topic||Source for small metal containers||05-04-2015 06:39 PM|
|started topic||Projects for 1/2 HP garbage disposal||04-06-2015 04:27 PM|
|replied on||Evaporust question||04-06-2015 03:36 PM|
|replied on||Drill press question -- vertical||04-06-2015 03:30 PM|
|started topic||Evaporust question||04-04-2015 09:34 PM|
|replied on||Drill press question -- vertical||04-02-2015 08:50 PM|
|started topic||Drill press question -- vertical||04-02-2015 08:44 PM|
|added blog entry||Craftsy woodworking blog posts #20: End Grain Cutting Board Posts||03-20-2015 02:14 PM|
|added blog entry||Craftsy woodworking blog posts #19: How to Sharpen a Carving Knife with a Leather Strop||01-21-2015 03:18 PM|
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I wrote about making end grain cutting boards in these two posts on the Craftsy woodworking blog: http://www.craftsy.com/blog/2015/02/how-to-make-an-end-grain-cutting-board/ http://www.craftsy.com/blog/2015/03/maple-end-grain-cutting-board/
My recent Craftsy post:http://www.craftsy.com/blog/2015/01/how-to-sharpen-a-carving-knife/
Check out my latest post on the Craftsy woodworking blog: http://www.craftsy.com/blog/2015/01/router-buying-guide/ Thanks to fellow Lumberjock Willie Sandry for letting me use his photographs!