I finally stripped the old Gramophone cabinet down to it’s bare parts. I measured and threw away whatever wasn’t usable due to extensive water damage. I was surprised at how much of the most important parts were still in decent conditi...
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Location: Edmonton, Alberta
I currently live in Edmonton, Alberta and moved here from Windsor, Ontario about 15 years ago. I have always been an artistic person but was never truly able to use my talents in any other medium until I discovered woodworking.
I am still fairly new at the whole woodworking scene so anything I build from scratch tends to be a bit rough around the edges although I am learning very fast. I mostly prefer to refurbish old furniture by redesigning it or giving it a new purpose from what it was originally designed to do. I was recently laid off from my Land Surveying job of 9 years and decided to take a year off from working full-time to sit down and reassess my future.
I recently received my computer tech certification as well as planning to start a side business building or recycling furniture, mostly finding a way to incorporate style with technology (digital jukeboxes, office furniture, arcade cabinets, etc). I'll take the projects as they come.
-- Rob, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, newagainedm.blogspot.com
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|added blog entry||Gramaphone Restoration Project #2: Figuring Out What I Can Salvage||02-26-2011 01:26 AM|
|added project||Ring Toss Game||02-26-2011 01:14 AM|
|added blog entry||Playhouses Ready For Christmas||12-18-2010 08:14 AM|
|commented on||Catspaw and Sylvester||12-07-2010 07:06 AM|
|commented on||Cabinet for Neighbor||12-07-2010 07:03 AM|
|added blog entry||Gramaphone Restoration Project #1: The Initial Teardown||12-07-2010 06:57 AM|
|commented on||Time Bomb Desk Clock - redux||11-16-2010 01:30 AM|
|commented on||Computer Panic - Help!||11-16-2010 01:20 AM|
|commented on||Hidden Spice Racks Under Cooktop Cabinet||11-16-2010 12:53 AM|
|commented on||Foldable Children's Playhouses||11-15-2010 11:53 PM|
|added project||Foldable Children's Playhouses||11-15-2010 10:42 PM|
|added project||Cutting Board for a Dressmaker||11-15-2010 10:33 PM|
|commented on||Cherry Bomb||09-17-2010 05:09 AM|
|commented on||Guessing Game !!!! What's it going to be??||09-17-2010 05:07 AM|
|commented on||60's Racer pinewood derby car||09-17-2010 05:04 AM|
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For the past 3 years, a good friend and myself have been building fold-able or collapsible children’s playhouses out of MDF board. These units can fold flat and be stored in a closet or underneath a bed. They are usually a successful sell bu...
A good friend of mine had bought a Columbia Gramaphone at an auction a few years back and has had it sitting in his storage garage ever since. I’m not sure as to how old the actual unit is, but I could guess the 1930’s to 1940’s ...
I have decided to write down a few of my ambitious project goals for this year. Hopefully, by this time next year, I’ll be able to look back at what I had listed and see if any of it actually happened. Build a Bench out of an old Water-be...
Just wanted to reach out and thank everyone on Lumberjocks for making me feel welcome. I am very surprised that I haven’t stumbled across this site before now. I was actually doing a search in Google when I came across this site forum and wa...