Good evening fellow lumberjocks. It has been a while since I posted here because I just plain got worn out with woodworking. Also, it seemed to be taking a lot of time away from my family that they needed. It seems like all I was doing was spen...
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Location: King George, VA
I started woodworking at the urging of my wife. She did not like the long hours I spent on the computer. Now, after close to 8 years of woodworking I am addicted, and my wife... well, let's just say that she wishes I spent more time on the computer. Oh yeah, I think she is also getting tired of hearing me say, "I can build you one of those."
My woodworking so far has mainly been furniture and gifts. I am currently working on getting the shop more organized so that I can actually get something done when I am out there. My favorite style is Shaker and Craftsman.
I would like to get into a few other aspects of woodworking. I am getting set up to get into turning a little more, and I would like to start focusing on smaller projects sometime in the next couple of years. I have almost filled the house with furniture.
I love woodoworking for the relaxation it gives me. Noting like coming home from work, spending some time with the kids and then heading off to the shop. I especially love it when it is raining. I could work all night out there when there is a good rain.
-- -- Rob Hix, King George, VA
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Ok, I have started back to work on the entertainment center. I had posted a couple of blog posts on this project before I took a woodworking break. Since it had been so long, and since the design had changed a little, I deleted that blog series ...
An Office for the House -- Complete With Woodworking Projects #7: Getting Close to Done With the Desk--- and a quick question...
Hey all, I am making really good progress on the desk. I am currently putting the finish on the top. I got the two coats of shellac on it late last week, and today I got the first coat of water based polyurethane on. It is looking really goo...
An Office for the House -- Complete With Woodworking Projects #6: Desk Update - Progress Worth Showing
I decided Friday to take off from work for a half-day and came home and got to working on the table. I had to finish the final coat of polyurethane on the base pieces and then get the base together. Well, Friday and yesterday I finally got the b...
Hey all, Once again, no pictures but a lot of progress. This was a long weekend for me since my parents have been visiting. I made the best of it in the shop too. From Friday until today, I finished up building the base pieces and sanding th...