It has been a long time since I started this blog and I thought I would have gotten to this stage a lot earlier. After my last posting I had to stay out of the shop for a while due to trouble with one of my feet the resulted in my having to have s...
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Location: Forrest City Arkansas
I am a retired truck driver that built my own shop about 4 yrs ago after waiting almost 30 yrs to do so.
I started wood working as a young teenager taking classes in school as well as building several soap box derby cars. I also helped my dad finish out the basement of our house adding 2 bedrooms and a den.
Since I now have my own shop I have done a number of remodeling projects to my current house and have built several rooms in the house and added a covered porch to the front.
I have also built a number of cutting boards that I have sold and given as gifts, along with clocks and weather stations.
I am most proud of the 3 solid cherry cedar chests that I have built, one for my nephew as a wedding gift, one for my granddaughter as a graduation gift and the third I sold to pay for the other 2.
-- Gene Miller - it only took me 3 days 9 hours and 28 minutes to get that top flat!
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|commented on||BLANKET CHEST||01-07-2014 05:29 PM|
|commented on||Christmas is on the Way||11-16-2013 02:09 PM|
|added project||Christmas is on the Way||11-14-2013 05:21 PM|
|commented on||Monogram End Grain Cutting Board||10-18-2013 06:20 PM|
|added project||Monogram End Grain Cutting Board||10-16-2013 02:03 PM|
|added blog entry||Monogram End Grain Cutting Board #3: Finally Finished||10-16-2013 01:48 PM|
|commented on||Crokinole Board "XX" - part 1||08-09-2013 04:21 PM|
|added blog entry||Monogram End Grain Cutting Board #2: First Glue Up Complete||07-15-2013 03:17 PM|
|added blog entry||Monogram End Grain Cutting Board #1: Getting Started||07-12-2013 03:26 PM|
|commented on||Murphy Bed||05-06-2013 09:09 PM|
|commented on||Cherry Cedar Chest||02-01-2010 04:53 AM|
|commented on||Sharpening Station||01-04-2010 03:17 PM|
|commented on||Air Cleaner||10-13-2009 09:05 PM|
|commented on||Murphy Bed||09-09-2009 05:13 AM|
|commented on||Portable router table||09-08-2009 02:38 AM|
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Greetings & Salutations, Well it has taken about 4 days to make all of the first glue ups. Each row had 26 pieces in it and there were 17 rows and I wantedeach glue up to be in the clamps at least 2 1/2 – 3 hours before I took them...
Greetings & Salutations, I just got the news a little while back that my youngest nephew is getting marriedthis December. I am looking forward to that as it will be a good excuse to go toFlorida for some good times with some of the family. ...
Hooray, just in the nick of time I got these cabinets finished and in the room. Tomorrow is the start of rice harvest and I am going to be tied up for quite some time frist with hauling rice then it will be soybeans so will not have much shop t...
Today was a good day. I managed to get the side cabinets for the murphy bed fiinished and all I need to do now is but some edge banding on the adjustable shelves sand and prep for finishing. I know that at the moment it looks like a hodge podg...