I still like those little workshop improvement projects…..they are a nice diversion when you are immersed in a big project. And most of them are created out of frustration with the current state… Anyways, none of these are pretty b...
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Woodworking is my second mid-life crisis. First was buying a Triumph motorcycle and putting 12,000 miles on it my first year. And we have a short riding season here...
Bought this house in June of 2008 and it had a tiny little shop in the basement. I loved the idea of a space to fix stuff, bought a bench grinder, miter saw and drill press, and over the next year I really discovered woodworking......kind of by accident.
My dad taught me the values of hard work from a young age. I studied architecture in school but settled into manufacturing early on. Starting in rubber molded parts for antique and classic cars. Even had a jaunt of running my own company and moved to Southern California for a time.
Still in the rubber business, back in Minnesota...Otherwise I'm in my shop......
This site has helped a lot. Thanks.
-- Jeff - I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work.
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Lately I’ve been building some end grain boards that don’t follow the “traditional” convention of the repeating pattern from one end to the other. Examples: I call them Freestyle boards. I put toget...
I made a few changes to the sharpening cart that I originally posted HERE. I added a removable platform to the right of the Worksharp – thanks for the idea Stumpy….much appreciated. Later, I decided to add the the Beall buffing s...