I had originally started this blog to document the progress of my new shop and its evolution from a “room with tools” to a fully featured, organized and outfitted shop space. We finished the interior and built the “outter room...
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156 posts in 420 days
Location: Covington, WA
I discovered the joys of woodworking about 20 years ago from my dad. He was always working with tools and always making or fixing something.
I was finally able to build a dedicated shop space in the back yard in 2011.
More details to come... :)
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|commented on||My Version of the Paulk Workbench||4 days ago|
|commented on||First Segmented Bowl||29 days ago|
|commented on||Bloomin' Spring Pens||33 days ago|
|commented on||End Grain Cutting Board||34 days ago|
|commented on||First Segmented Bowl||35 days ago|
|added project||First Segmented Bowl||35 days ago|
|commented on||Razor Kits||52 days ago|
|commented on||Thickness Sander from an 8 x 4 sheet of plywood||59 days ago|
|commented on||Segmented Bowl||70 days ago|
|commented on||Bowls||79 days ago|
|commented on||CA Finished Pens||79 days ago|
|commented on||Mopani Pen with CA Finish||80 days ago|
|commented on||Segmented Bowl (Looks more like a basket)||81 days ago|
|commented on||Paduak bowl||85 days ago|
|commented on||Slightly Segmented bowls --Two of them||85 days ago|
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With the Summer drawing to a close, I wanted to get a head start on my Christmas gift making so that I don’t end up in a position where I’m out of time and feeling rushed (I know how easily that happens). The bulk of the gifts are pens...
This weekend, I completed my first turning class at my local Woodcraft store. It was a fantastic experience and well worth the time and tuition! The class consisted of a 3-hr session Friday evening and a full day Saturday. The first evening we ...
Last weekend, I tried branching out a bit and trying some new projects. The first was a little box turned from a “hardwood” dowel that I bought as practice material. It gave me a chance to try using some different tools and techniques....
I completed another 4 pens earlier this week (I’m on vacation this week). Lessons learned: Always sand your edges: I now give the edges of my turned segments a little touch-up with 600+ grit sandpaper (wet) after they come off of the ma...