Did you ever wonder what it would be like to NOT be able to walk into your shop and use your tools for an extended period of time? Well I am here to tell you that it isn’t a bit of fun! It just sucks in fact! I recently relocated to be...
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Location: Carson City, NV
I am new to woodworking having just started in 2009, I've always wanted to do woodworking and always wanted to make my own craftsman, arts and crafts and mission style furniture and now in my late 40's I have the opportunity. I was a tool and die maker in my teens and early 20's so I have a bit of a head start and I love working with my hands and with wood.
My professional work is in the telecommunications engineering field.
Update Nov 2011 - I have a couple of years behind me and my shop has grown exponentially, my work is getting better too but I am no where near where I hope to be. The words and works of Gustav Stickley and Harvey Ellis and now ingrained in my brain.
-- Gary - Carson City, NV - "Every man looks upon his wood pile with a sort of affection." — Henry David Thoreau
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|commented on||3 in 1 Bed||09-19-2013 11:40 PM|
|replied on||Steambending Success!||07-10-2013 06:15 PM|
|commented on||The venerable Radial Arm Saw||03-28-2013 06:53 AM|
|replied on||Spray Shellac Finish||02-21-2013 07:36 PM|
|replied on||Spray Shellac Finish||02-21-2013 06:22 PM|
|commented on||Gary777's Workshop||02-20-2013 11:16 PM|
|commented on||Two Tea Boxes - one made with flooring for a top!||02-20-2013 11:11 PM|
|commented on||Gary777's Workshop||02-03-2013 07:14 PM|
|commented on||Worksharp 3000 Customer Service||02-02-2013 09:29 PM|
|commented on||$40 For a tape measure?? Absolutely!||02-02-2013 09:21 PM|
|added workshop||Gary777's Workshop||02-02-2013 09:09 PM|
|commented on||G0703P - Ignore the naysayers||02-02-2013 08:34 PM|
|commented on||G0703P - Ignore the naysayers||01-28-2013 09:42 PM|
|commented on||Mahogany Dining Table||01-26-2013 09:51 AM|
|commented on||G0703P - Ignore the naysayers||01-26-2013 09:41 AM|
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Hello everyone, I like to write and now that I am laid up from back surgery for a few weeks I figured I would take the opportunity to create a few blog posts and share some of what I have learned with others that may be new (or even experienced...