Hey guys, thanks for all of your comments! They are truly inspiring and kind. This entire project is taking much longer than anticipated. But what the heck, I’m only one man afterall. If you could, please take a look at my progress pictures pos...
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I first became captured in the art of wood working when I was about 4 yrs old. I would set in the basement with my grandfather and help him build bird houses of all sorts. I then as a younger man went to work with a cabinet maker / finisher carpenter (what a craftsman). I can remember him telling me that I was captured, he said that only someone bit by the wood working bug would ask so many questions all the time.
I have been involved in the art for nearly 30 yrs or so but for some unknown reason, I allowed the Corporate & Business world to consume my every waking moment (a conscious coma I guess) with nearly no activity (outside of our typical house hold projects) in the art. Since I have awakened from this dreadful coma I have made some major life adjustments and will be diving back into the art head first.
I have to say that there is nothing more refreshing than looking out my window at my new workshop (under construction) and realizing that it is just a matter of time. It truly feels so exciting have the opportunity of setting up a new shop in my sights and getting back into the art. I guess I never realized how much I missed it.
I will post a few additional projects along the way as my work shop progresses. I hope you enjoy and I look forward to the interaction with everyone here.
As always your comments / suggestions and any constructive criticism is welcome.
It is my goal to awaken and improve upon furniture making Skills and interact with others to broaden our community. I thank you all in advance for the warm welcome and hope to build some long lasting friendships here.
My current goals are to 1st finish my workshop, polish my Green & Green techniques, and further my entry door making skills.
Thank you Charles
-- An aspiring woodworker.
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|replied on||Building Entry Doors Out Of Aromatic Cedar?||05-20-2012 11:31 AM|
|started topic||Cedar Doors||05-19-2012 03:53 PM|
|started topic||Building Entry Doors Out Of Aromatic Cedar?||05-19-2012 11:46 AM|
|commented on||My version of E.C.E. Router Plane||05-18-2012 01:00 PM|
|commented on||Blacker House Arm Chair||05-17-2012 12:53 PM|
|commented on||Drill Bit Cabinet||05-17-2012 12:38 PM|
|commented on||Patio Furniture||04-26-2012 02:01 AM|
|commented on||Miter Saw / Radial Arm Station||04-26-2012 01:09 AM|
|added blog entry||Shop #2: Shop Progress #2||04-24-2012 11:40 PM|
|added project||Miter Saw / Radial Arm Station||04-23-2012 11:53 PM|
|added project||Dual Router Station||04-23-2012 10:31 PM|
|commented on||Shop Cabinets||02-29-2012 01:25 PM|
|commented on||Shop #1: Shop Progress||02-24-2012 02:26 PM|
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The shop is under construction, I will try to keep the pics up dated as I near completion. I have been working on the new shop on the weekends for about 3 months now.The shop is 28×24 with a small 5×10 section cut out to avoid cutting down a tr...