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7 posts in 1981 days
Location: Gurnee, IL
By day I'm a computer nerd, so I've caught the woodworking bug as a hobby to get my rear-end out of the office chair, my face out of the screen, my hands off the keyboard, and engage my brain in a totally different way than it has grown accustomed to. What really got me hooked was discovering David Marks' show on DIY, "Woodworks". That's when I realized how much fun it could be and that I might actually be able to do it.
I've got two young children with a third on the way, so I'm very interested in practical furniture-making. I'd love to build up enough skill to be able to provide them each with at least one "heirloom" quality piece. I recently completed my first project - a train table for my son. It's embarrassingly crude and I'm hoping to be able to do it over again once I learn some joinery techniques and get some decent tools. My kids love it though, so that's what really matters I suppose! (And my wife is just being supportive...) =)
Anyway - I'm totally amazed at all of the incredible projects the members of this site are producing! Hoping to gain a little (OK, a lot) of knowledge from you guys!
-- -=Josh - Gurnee, IL=-
|commented on||Chris Biggs's Profile||1876 days ago|
|commented on||Wine Rack||1876 days ago|
|added project||YAECB - Yet Another Endgrain Cutting Board||1900 days ago|
|commented on||Very first project - Train Table||1980 days ago|
|commented on||Butterfly Inlaid Changing Table & Dresser in Cherry and Maple||1981 days ago|
|added project||Very first project - Train Table||1981 days ago|
|commented on||Cecilia's mission style bed||1981 days ago|
|signed up||Joshua Sargent's Profile||1981 days ago|