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Location: Glen Spey, NY
I am a self-taught woodworker with about 15 years of practice, since about the age of 8 years old. I am waiting to go active duty with the US Navy in the Nuclear Field next year (March 2014). I am currently a carpenter for a summer camp in New York.
My woodworking at home is limited to the tools I collected while growing up, and I typically only build things as needed for my parent's house. Aside from woodworking, I am also a jack-of-all-trades in all kinds of home maintenance.
At work at the camp I design most of my projects in Auto-Cad and then construct them in the very nice wood shop they have. Old-fashioned timber framing is a theme at the camp in both building architecture and almost everything else.
Aside from the projects I build for the camp, I keep my projects limited to what my parents need around their house. That way they pay for the materials and I don't accumulate anything for when I go active duty. It's a long lasting hobby that I hope to build space for in my future house and hopefully make a small business out of it. Now that I have access to the wood shop at camp even when I'm off, I will probably try to buy some nice wood and experiment on some new, smaller projects.
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|commented on||Liquor Cabinet||02-25-2015 09:42 AM|
|commented on||Torsion box assembly table||02-09-2015 09:40 AM|
|commented on||Doweling Jig||01-21-2015 02:12 AM|
|commented on||Hand Carved Navy Chiefs "Ammo" Style Chest||08-31-2014 07:05 PM|
|added project||Summer Camp Road Signs||08-31-2014 06:56 PM|
|commented on||Better Gloves for Finishing||03-11-2014 03:14 AM|
|added project||Corner Mantle Over Tile||03-10-2014 02:23 AM|
|added project||Church Suggestion Box||03-08-2014 04:05 AM|
|commented on||some sharp new projects i am working on||03-07-2014 11:50 PM|
|commented on||Freedom Pens||03-07-2014 11:41 PM|
|added project||Information Sign Board w/ Magnetic Frames||03-06-2014 04:15 AM|
|commented on||Rolling Torsion Box Assembly Table (Mini-Me)||03-06-2014 03:52 AM|
|added project||Rolling Torsion Box Assembly Table (Mini-Me)||03-05-2014 11:46 PM|
|commented on||Fireplace Mantle for a new friend||03-04-2014 03:48 AM|
|commented on||A really nice drill driver set!||02-15-2014 04:18 AM|