|Blog series by MsDebbieP||updated 08-21-2011 01:51 PM||8 parts||13847 reads||293 comments total|
What kind of woodworker are you? “I am ….” 1. “a galoot” – give me hand tools and I’m happy 2. “a more power person” – power tools, hands down 3. “a mixer” – just get the job done, whether it’s hand or power tools
With your woodworking, do you lean towards: 1) practicality? 2) artistry? 3) practical art?
what do you get when…when you get 30,000 woodworkers together? 1,277,771 comments on 50,120 projects, 22,770 blogs, 2,150 reviews and 27,559 forum topics! That’s exactly what we got today when we reached the milestone of 30,000 members here at LumberJocks.com (date: July 20/11)
7/23/11 When joining wood, is your #1 preference to use wood or metal? (ex. dowels vs screws)
So you’ve finished your project and are ready to post it on the LumberJocks’ site…. How much effort do you put into the photo(s)? 1) I just “get ‘er done” ... snap, snap, snap 2) I at least clean off the workbench before taking the photo—I try to take a good, clear, uncluttered photo 3) I go all out – I plan the background for the photo, I get the perfect lighting – I want my projects AND photos to look as professiona...
Sometimes things go together smoothly and skills are picked up quickly…. ... and then there are those personal challenges that just seem to take forever to get through. What is/has been the most challenging part of woodworking for you? .
“Wax on; Wax off”—do you or don’t you? (use wax as part of your finishing process) (And why/why not)