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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||A very accurate safety device. A Must Have!||11-17-2016 03:44 AM|
|commented on||Metal Hand Saw||11-03-2016 02:38 PM|
|commented on||10 Foot Farm Table with Reclaimed Barn Wood||10-22-2016 01:35 AM|
|commented on||Ribbon Jewelry Box||03-20-2016 11:22 PM|
|commented on||More name blocks for more grandchildren||01-03-2016 11:47 PM|
|added project||Alter Cross for my Wedding and Wall||12-06-2015 01:31 PM|
|replied on||Stopsaw for everyone !||11-23-2015 12:39 AM|
|commented on||Mudroom Cabinets||11-04-2015 04:11 PM|
|added project||Jewelry Box for my Bride||10-30-2015 05:54 PM|
|commented on||Dart Board Cabinet||10-22-2015 08:16 AM|
|commented on||SawStop Router Table Extension Wing||09-12-2015 09:42 PM|
|commented on||How NOT to cut small piece of Brass||08-16-2015 01:21 AM|
|commented on||Ribbon Boxes||08-11-2015 10:59 PM|
|replied on||Trying to make a crate that'll hold 6 tons||07-22-2015 07:49 PM|
|commented on||Wicomico Persimmon||07-22-2015 03:02 AM|