A lot of my projects are made from dunnage.According to Wikipedia: “Typically dunnage is inexpensive or waste material used to protect and load securing cargo during transportation. “ The dunnage I use was shipped in from India to b...
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Location: Chesapeake, VA
Started woodworking in 1967.
750 Square foot garage/shop (no cars allowed.)
Enjoying working around the house.
I believe if I'm gonna spend my time and money to build something it should be built long enough for my grandkids to inherit it. I'm still using the stuff I built in '67!
I think jigs are the way to go and I love making them.
Some shop photos available at: https://picasaweb.google.com/summerspa53
-- Pete, "It isn't broken, you just aren't using it right."
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Uploading some videos of the project so far to Google+ As of posting time two videos are uploaded and six more are in que.
I use a lot of dunnage for my projects.It’s from freight shipped out of India and is usually some type of exhotic hardwood.Some pieces are a reddish hardwood. It has a very fine grain, is VERY hard, and every piece has cracks running down it...
I didn’t want the first entry to be too long, it was War and Peace just for day 1. So, here’s the rest of day 1 followed by day 2.It’s really just hollowing mostly…hollowing, hollowing, and more hollowing.I stopped the f...
Seth (my daughter’s boyfriend) does yard work for spending money and got some oak logs for me (about 4,000 pounds worth).I decided to try an open form with a (small) piece of it.Since it was green it was heavier than I wanted to try lifting ...