I frequent antique dealer’s web sites, to view American period furniture for new project ideas. Recently I came across a rather interesting piece, a chair that I find quite rustic for the price asked. But hey, who am I to judge the value. I ...
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Location: Monroeville, PA
Amateur woodworker, recently retired, spending more time in the shop than before, and having a good time at it.
Self trained, started woodworking to fill a need for home improvement. Enjoy hand tools the most, especially wooden planes. Like to make American period, shaker and early country furniture.
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I found what I perceive to be a great tool for the shop, an app for Android tablets, called Geometry Pad. Besides being free, there is an upgrade version for a small fee. What I found it useful for is assisting me in determining angles and lengths...
I just started the two end tables to go with the entertainment center in my last project posting, working on the larger of the two at 24” X 21”, and determining the top’s appearance.All of my boards are about 7” wide, with ...
Quick question for you guys to help me with:Building an entertainment center for my daughter, and after I agreed, she said – oh, by the way, I need two matching end tables.So these end tables will be almost square, at 22” wide and 24...
I’m in the middle of an oak trestle table build for my son & DIL, and currently just finished gluing up the top. The top is made from three 17” wide boards, purchased at a local saw mill, and the owner was gracious enough to provid...