So summer is gone… I did manage most of my to-do list, added a few items, and decided to reserve any “free” time I may have had by starting an MBA program. The garage is getting a full clean out (weather permitting) in the ...
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For Father's Day 2011 I received a table saw. This, along with a circular saw, a drill, and a Dremel is the entire extent of my power tool collection.
I grew up in a household that emphasized working with your mind over working with your hands, but I have discovered that I really enjoy working with my hands. As things break in my house, I am learning to fix them. Now, I am going to embark on learning to craft with wood.
As of June 19, 2011 (Father's Day) I have only completed (or even attempted) two woodworking projects in my life - in 7th grade shop I made a wood box, and when I was a teacher I built a lectern for my classroom. I still have both and may eventually post images - both are crude, but they're mine and I'm proud of them.
-- I still have all my fingers...so far
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So… It’s been two months. Unfortunately, my six-year-old daughter had pneumonia most of June (was in the hospital for 4 nights). She recovered in time for the heat of July, so working in the garage was not pleasant. I did manage to...
For Father’s Day 2011 I will receive a table saw. This, along with a circular saw, a drill, and a Dremel is the entire extent of my power tool collection. The saw is a Ryobi BT3000, found at a local garage sale for $80. From my research, ...