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Location: South Jersey
I'm a mid-thirties guy with a stressful job that doesn't allow much room for creativity. Getting out into the workshop and making a little sawdust is the best way I've found to manage that stress and keep it from spilling over into my personal life.
My house has a detached brick building that was built 102 years ago to serve as a small boathouse (my house is on a tributary of the Delaware River). Since moving into the house 7 years ago, I've been steadily transforming the old boathouse into my workshop. The next project for the workshop will be building a rack to store wood that will keep it from warping (or at least allow it to warp less than being leaned against the wall.
I have a lot to learn with respect to the craft of woodworking. Thus far, my projects have been either to perform a specific function (hold my wife's jewelry, hold a pair of binoculars by a window facing the water, store my wife's numerous cookbooks, etc.) or to give to my young nephew (xylophone, monkey rocking chair, etc.) Though I've got a long way to go, each project is better than the one before. The projects posted by others on lumberjacks certainly serve to inspire my efforts to improve and build upon my skills.
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|commented on||Articulated Arm Camera Mount||05-16-2014 04:34 PM|
|commented on||Access to Lumberjocks from surgical recovery- laptop/ipad stand for bed||03-06-2014 08:40 AM|
|commented on||Access to Lumberjocks from surgical recovery- laptop/ipad stand for bed||11-27-2013 10:38 PM|
|added project||Access to Lumberjocks from surgical recovery- laptop/ipad stand for bed||11-27-2013 09:29 AM|
|commented on||Blade table||11-16-2013 01:14 PM|
|commented on||More Christmas Ornaments||11-16-2013 12:53 PM|
|commented on||boarding ladder for sailboat||09-27-2013 08:15 AM|
|added project||boarding ladder for sailboat||09-24-2013 10:15 AM|
|added project||xylophone for nephew||09-24-2013 07:41 AM|
|commented on||Sailboat handrails||11-09-2012 07:24 PM|
|commented on||iPhone 5 Dock||11-06-2012 08:12 PM|
|commented on||The Project that Got Me into Woodworking||10-20-2012 09:41 AM|
|added project||A little dinghy||10-20-2012 09:37 AM|
|added project||Sailboat handrails||10-20-2012 09:19 AM|
|commented on||one rocking monkey||12-24-2011 04:38 AM|