This picture essay of the Hull-Oakes steam-powered sawmill operation located about fifteen miles south of Corvallis, OR was sent to me by a friend. I found it very interesting and thought others may be interested too. I know it requires going to...
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Location: Mission Viejo, CA
About 4 years ago, I decided to get into woodworking as a result of my need to work with my hands (that is something aside from typing on a keyboard all day), a need to be creative and a need to control the entire process of building something.
I haven't been too active the last year and a half due to health issues. I'm starting to feel better now and I'm anxious to finish a couple of projects that been idle over that time and get the shop humming again.
I'm also looking forward to maybe meeting some fellow local Lumberjocks and maybe joining one of the local WW clubs.
-- Best regards, Jack -- I may not be good, but I'm slow -- www.BarnhillWoodworks.com
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This last weekend Cerritos College (Los Angeles, California area) held their annual Woodworking Celebration which encompasses an exhibit and a juried competition of the volunteered student projects. Again this year, the students provided lots...
Edited 8/21/09: A couple of years ago I took an intro class on wood carving. The school had on hand some carving benches for the students to use but, naturally, I had to make my own design. Below is the design that I came up with. It was small...
My son has asked me to build an artist’s drawing horse for him so I put together this Sketchup (SU) model to work out the details. For those who are not familiar with a drawing horse (as I was not), the artist sits on the horse fa...
Edited 8/21/09 – The drill press cabinet is the latest in my SU models for laying out my shop. This is the same cabinet as seen on my project page.