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|1374 days ago||
Hi all. As of today I am calling my house front reno project complete and can get back to making sawdust! Through the course of the summer I took the worlds ugliest shack…. And turned it into something completely different…... Tons more pictures including stone, landscape, and a whole lot of other changes are on page...
|1809 days ago||
I could use some help from my fellow LJ's! - 20 replies
Hi all. Some might remember me posting a link to a contest to win a weekend in my shop by submitting a project idea to build with me….well, the entries are closed and the “powers that be” have narrowed the entries down to three finalists. I’m hoping I can persuede you to come over and vote for which one you think would be...
|1858 days ago||
WIN a trip to my shop, and get published! - 21 replies
As most know, I am with Canadian Home Workshop Magazine, and as of yesterday we together launched a contest called “Weekend In The Workshop”. Essentially, you come up with an idea and plan for a weekend project and submit it. There will be a voting process, and the winning entry will win a trip to my shop (airfare, hotel, car rent...
|1948 days ago||
Gentlemen…I’m at my whits end….can you please tell me how to make the following two shapes? I need to do a flat-topped cone (or ANY cone would suffice)I need to do a disc…but I need it to have a bullnose edge….picture cutting a 4” disc out of 1/2” or 3/4” material, then rounding over the edges w...
|1970 days ago||
"The Habitat Chest" Anyone want some free tools? :) - 10 replies
Hey all.All the pictures, etc. are on my blog ....but In a nutshell, I’m building a black walnut and Birdseye Maple tool chest (and table), filling it with good stuff from Veritas, DowelMax, etc., and raffling it off at the show for Habitat for Humanity. So far I am looking at including 7 Veritas planes (From the bevel-up #6 all the w...
|2029 days ago||
Hello all, back for a visit :) - 10 replies
I’ve been lurking as much as I can, but not a whole lot of time to post! I am literally up to my ears lately….but everything is coming together :) I am almost done building the bookcase for PW, in fact I start final assembly tomorrow (assuming the power stays on….been in and out for the last 48 hours due to the storm up here...
|2180 days ago||
Some here know that I’ve been working on something top secret for the last little while…...and heres what it was: http://busybeetools.com/newsletter05/newsletter5.htm This is gonna be a lot of fun. I finally get to have some say about how some tools get made! . Ryan
|2265 days ago||
Temporarily back from the hospital.......... - 47 replies
....but I got this! :) Tom-boy…er….”girl” #2, 1:24PM, 7lbs and change, and perfect in every way. Gotta run back to the hospital to see my girls, but wanted to drop an note (and brag a little ;) ) Ryan
|2313 days ago||
Steel City Tools, Opinions please (Lets try again) - 27 replies
Being as my initial thread was highjacked, and has now spun off into a depressing array of insults, innuendos , conspiracy theories and discussions on things that are completely unrelated to the thread, let’s try agin. If a certain member feels the need to berate my choice of tools, wishes to debate my understanding of electrical capaci...
|2318 days ago||
Man I’m proud of that little girl The staff in the kids workshop did an outstanding job with all the little ones. I saw all kinds of smiling faces with two little hands full of bookends walk by my area on the way out….they really made these kids’ day. outstanding Lumber in hand, ready to go! mmmm…..pooooower tools ...
|2319 days ago||
Steel City: Any opinions? - 37 replies
Hello LJ’s, I’m hoping you may be able to help me out a little. I am considering a swap-out of the stationary tools in my shop and selecting another brand. Without going into too much detail, I need a brand that maintains a consistant level of quality. Anyway, I am considering the SC brand, and curious to know your experiences. I ...
|2326 days ago||
Sketchup! ...your input/opinion please? :) - 28 replies
Hello LJ’s! I’m doing a short article for one of the mags I write for, and it’s about using Sketchup in WW’ing. Rather than a review, I would like to focus it on getting those who have tried it and given up to maybe give it another shot. On this note, I’d like to go beyond my own experiences when I started, and g...
|2345 days ago||
Congrats GaryK! - 20 replies
Good on ya! Heck of a job on that Box ‘o drawers (and by the way…. I’m stealing your sliding dovetail full extension slides idea ;) ) Congratulations! Ryan Shervill
|2351 days ago||
Ummm.......6,900 ..*edit*: 29,000 views?!?! - 19 replies
OK…my “view count” for my 2×4 project is going crazy….like it jumped almost 3000 views since earlier today…....its at over 6700 now…..does that strike anyone else as freaky? It’s almost a little disturbing…...? I just wish my box was getting the attention! I liked it better :)
|2366 days ago||
Any parquetry experts? - 1 reply
Not sure this is the right forum, so if the powers that be feel it should be moved,,please do so. Anyway, I have a client who wants an inlaid box top, and I just don’t have the time to get this done. Any Parquetry types want a simple project? This is a paying job of course, I just need someone to do up the lid panel and ship it to me. I...
|2394 days ago||
I’d just like to wish a merry Christmas to the individuals that stole my Honda Snowblower this morning. Just in case your wondering, no…I don’t have an extra thousand dollars for my deductable…and no, I don’t need the money for gifts, my daughter is only 5, she won’t miss having stuff under the tree (much). Oh...
|2397 days ago||
Just stopping by to say hello - 11 replies
Hello everyone! I was directed to this site by a member at the CHW Buzz forums, and thought I should stop in and say “hi” :) Some of you here may know me allready from other forums or from magazines etc, but to those who don’t….a little about me:My name is Ryan Shervill, I run Rare Wood Creations and freelance for a fe...