Now for the rest of the photos of the work performed so far on my introductory woodworking project. After cutting all the pieces to size, the next step was to mortise the legs. We used a router table with a couple stop-blocks set to control the...
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I've had a devleoping interest in woodworking for a number of years, and have finally started taking steps to turn it into a hobby. I work with computers in my daily life, and I'm finding woodworking to be the complete antithesis of computer work - artistic, organic, and it demands that you slow down and take your time.
I found LumberJocks through Marc Spagnuolo's (aka "The Wood Whisperer") podcast. If you haven't given it a look, I highly suggest that you check it out.
My long-term goal is to get into the construction of musical instruments such as hammered dulcimers and psalterys. However, I am really just taking the first steps down that road.
-- Jeff Kochosky, Professional Novice Woodworker...
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Week 2 of my “Fundamentals of Furniture-Making I” class has ended, and things are really coming together. Well, not literally… everything is still in pieces. But it’s all making lots and lots of sense. However, before I get...
I consider myself to be a true novice when it comes to woodworking. My current “workroom” (actually the garage, minus my wife’s car) consists of a 10” contractor’s saw, and a 10” compound miter saw. I know that ...