I gave up on finishing this checkerboard project in time for Christmas, and then I was out of commission with a bad chest cold for another three weeks. Once I was back to 100%, I got to work finishing my White Oak Bookcase project. Now it’...
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Location: Las Vegas, NV
I just relocated from Las Vegas, NV to Upstate New York. I'm between shops now, but thankfully, my Dad and Brother are in the area, so I'll have access to some additional tools that I didn't have in Nevada. I'm loving this site and all the inspiration and ideas that my fellow "jocks" share.
-- "There seems to be a black hole in my garage that swallows up pencils and tape measures as soon as I put them down."
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After several hours of carving with my Dremel tool over the last two days, I completed the custom checkers for this project. This was my first attempt at wood carving and with 48 sides to carve, it was a bit tedious, but not too difficult. My sk...
I got side tracked and didn’t accomplish any of the goals that I set for today. The day wasn’t a total loss though. I made a batch of chili and I watched a few videos on dovetail joints and marked up my boards. I need to clear space...
It was a good day in the garage. I need a few more like this one to keep me on track to finish this project and a few others before Christmas Eve. First I cut the pieces for the base frame, box sides, and the drawer fronts out of White Ash). ...
I had a long day volunteering at my daughter’s school, so I didn’t get to put in much time on the project today. I did manage to cut the frame for the checkerboard from the rest of the White Ash that I used for the lighter squares. ...