“One blog post a week” Well, it’s been a year since my last one, that sounds about right for me. If you have never read my stories, please go to #1 and catch up. Comments, good or bad, are always welcome. As I’ve stated bef...
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Location: Kingsport, Tennessee
Lyall & Sons Woodsmiths is a small shop in Tennessee. We do custom furniture and cabinetry as well as antique restoration and refinishing. We only do a limited number of pieces a month but our focus is quality custom work.
I have been a woodworker and turner for more than 25 years. I started around the age of 16 with a hammer and my Dad's old jigsaw. I have been blessed with a shop full of equipment but, sometimes, long for those Saturday mornings of so many years ago building in the back yard.
If your ever in my neck of the woods feel free to drop by the shop. We'll pull up a chair and see who can tell the biggest lies!
Use the guards,
-- Lyall & Sons Woodsmiths...Custom handcrafted woodwork since 1989
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|started topic||I'm in a bind...again...||08-25-2015 12:12 AM|
|replied on||Pro cabinet maker, greenhorn turner question||04-16-2015 10:14 PM|
|replied on||RAS vs Table Saw||04-16-2015 10:11 PM|
|started topic||Pro cabinet maker, greenhorn turner question||04-16-2015 09:52 PM|
|replied on||Does your wife help in the shop?||01-18-2015 05:07 AM|
|replied on||What size joiner do I need?||01-17-2015 06:19 PM|
|commented on||Band saw help topic||12-10-2014 04:42 AM|
|replied on||How often do you use your jigsaw?||12-02-2014 04:57 AM|
|replied on||I think I'll keep her!||12-02-2014 04:35 AM|
|started topic||I think I'll keep her!||12-02-2014 04:18 AM|
|replied on||Walnut Slab Table Questions||11-30-2014 05:19 PM|
|added project||Cherry Nursery set||10-11-2014 09:34 PM|
|commented on||Dovetailed wagon in wormy chestnut.||06-17-2014 03:26 PM|
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Ramblings of a Middle Aged Furniture Maker #2: This should have been entry #1 so everyone knew I was full of #2
I guess if you have read my blog so far, you’ve figured out when it comes to my stories, I’m about half full of…well, you get the idea. My point is, some of these are just ramblings written in hope someone is entertained. I do pl...
Ramblings of a Middle Aged Furniture Maker #3: In the words of the late great John Wayne, "Fill your hands you Sonofabitch"
Who would have EVER thought…one of our LumberJock brethren has wronged me! You know,since I made 8 or so posts here and we’re all so tight, know each other so well…I mean, I’d even have helped him move if called upon! Why ...
Ramblings of a Middle Aged Furniture Maker #1: It all started with a borrowed jigsaw in Daddy's back yard
First I must set the stage for my story. Two 11 year old boys who would live at the sawmill or in the logging woods if it were not for the slew foxes and the mad rabies infested mud turtles that only prowl around after dark in this part of the sou...