Are you tired of making Band Saw boxes and Cutting Boards? Want a wood project a little more challenging? Why not build a 1939 Lagonda Rapide Tulipwood Tourer? Actually 9 were built in a British factory taking over 2000 man hours each. It ...
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Location: S.E. Texas Puckerbush Country
I am a 77 y/o retired nursery owner. Woodworker since I built a 16' Cypress rowboat at age 15. Grew up on the Chesapeake Bay near the Naval Academy. I have made furniture for me, my daughter and my granddaughter but no longer able to muscle big projects around. Now I make jewelry boxes, cutting boards, lazy susans, toys and other small projects. I spend 4-6 hours a day in my shop which is a 25' square building I attached to the back of my garage. I also grow, train and sell Bonsai trees, mostly native species that I can find and dig up locally. We foster Border Collies that have been rescued from shelters. They stay with us until we find a suitable "forever home". We also have a dog of our own, a nearly white Border Collie/Aussie mix named Merlin. Smartest dog I have ever owned.
-- I am going to go stand outside so if anyone asks about me, tell them I'M OUTSTANDING!
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|replied on||Problem with finish on Cocobolo wood||06-29-2015 06:40 AM|
|replied on||Slooow Site Lately?||03-02-2015 11:54 AM|
|commented on||Floating Shelves||02-22-2015 12:31 AM|
|commented on||Organizer that helps my Workbench||12-30-2014 02:01 AM|
|commented on||Zebrawood and Dark Walnut Jewelry Box||12-25-2014 03:50 AM|
|replied on||lids||12-14-2014 03:03 PM|
|commented on||Hickory and Zebra Wood Jewelry Box||12-14-2014 05:59 AM|
|commented on||Artist Easel||12-12-2014 04:59 AM|
|replied on||What don't I know about Cocobolo?||12-12-2014 04:47 AM|
|replied on||What don't I know about Cocobolo?||12-11-2014 01:44 PM|
|started topic||What don't I know about Cocobolo?||12-11-2014 04:39 AM|
|commented on||Jewelry Box made of Poplar||12-10-2014 03:02 PM|
|commented on||My first successful sled||12-10-2014 02:51 AM|
|commented on||Log Cabin Jewelry Box ?????||12-09-2014 12:25 PM|
|added blog entry||And now for something different||12-09-2014 12:16 PM|
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After waiting 3 weeks my band saw finally came in. I have been wanting to get a new band saw to replace my 25 y/o Rockwell 14. This has been a really good machine for a long time but it is worn out and I keep having to buy parts and up grades. It ...
My youngest grandson (12 y/o) got his first deer today. It was a doe but they eat better than horns. My problem is this…...He wore his hunting clothes, bright orange from head to toes, all the way from College Station, TX to Mcmillan, Te...