I’ve been away for awhile – I had to put away the woodworking for my day job, and am re-connecting. When I left, Baleigh was touting itself as a ‘Paid Sponsor’; holding Prize Drawing, and in-general touting its equipment...
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Location: Chesapeake Bay region, MD
I worked in Corporate America for my career; and am very fortunate to have thoroughly enjoyed both the traditional corporate ladder, within Finance; and, then working as a principal inside business start-ups, turnarounds, and emerging growth environments, During this time, I've spent approximately 20 years living overseas. Currently, I limit my work to contract-based consulting into consulting companies, and business process consulting into local companies. I'm a Certified Public Accountant (CPA); hold a MBA-Finance; and have had 4 articles published in national journals.
Regarding woodworking, I can make anything at twice the price, and without a set delivery date. Mostly, I'm transitioning from rough carpentry to making things that I'm not ashamed of.
My shop includes a Unisaw, DW735 Planer, PM 6" jointer, DeWalt Miter Saw, and a Hammer N4400 bandsaw. Hand power tools are primarily Bosch, with a Festool Domino. For Dust Collection, I use an upgraded Clearvue 1800, run through 6" 2729 conduit.
I'm a believer in "Can't we just get along" - I find too many people who want to grind an ax, or 'make a statement'; and lament that some choose to do this on Lumberjocks.
-- Lead By Example; Make a Difference
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|commented on||Rocking Chair - Ash & Sapele||11-26-2014 02:54 AM|
|commented on||Alex's Coffee Table Build Off #4: The finishing line!||11-21-2014 08:11 PM|
|added project||Rocking Chair - Ash & Sapele||11-21-2014 01:22 AM|
|replied on||Bandsaw Resaw recommendations <$3K also Felder/Hammer sale||04-25-2014 04:49 PM|
|commented on||DVD Holder||04-24-2014 03:10 PM|
|added project||DVD Holder||04-21-2014 09:22 PM|
|replied on||The wait is almost over||04-09-2014 01:41 PM|
|replied on||The wait is almost over||04-08-2014 12:38 PM|
|replied on||Rockers for chair question||04-07-2014 01:11 PM|
|replied on||Rockers for chair question||04-06-2014 09:58 PM|
|replied on||Kreg vs Incra||04-05-2014 12:40 PM|
|replied on||Maloof rocker||04-05-2014 12:54 AM|
|replied on||Kreg vs Incra||04-05-2014 12:37 AM|
|replied on||Domino Questions||03-25-2014 03:48 PM|
|replied on||Probably should not be posting this thread||03-25-2014 03:39 PM|
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The Festool Domino Tool created a large step-up in tenon joinery – I won’t get into the cost/benefit of the Tool, nor the pitched-camps debates from Festool lovers and distractors – the Domino is what it is; thank you Festool for...
Over the weekend, I took the opportunity to visit Felder’s East Coast Sales & Support center – the other two in the US are in California, I believe – for their Fall Open House. I was there for about 3 hours, looking at a larg...
I’m starting this blog as a prelude to a Project posting – the project is a work-in-progress Outdoor Bench, based on the Fine Woodworking (FW) May/June 2008 article. I have acquired the plans from Fine Woodworking, and am now in the ...