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|176 days ago||
hand tool woodworking bliss - 0 replies
Reasons I have to work the wood by hand… 1. Its inside me2. Like a blue bird song…it has to come out3. Its extremely therapeutic4. Gratification of creating an attractive useful object from earthy wood5. Its art I understand and appreciate 6. Its always challenging7. With hand tool work’ my family can hang outshine I work...
|344 days ago||
Massive Shaker Tool Cupboard Dimensions? - 1 reply
Can anyone find the measurements for this 1840 Shaker Tool Cupboard, or know where to locate them.I have searched for them online and could not find them. It looks like a massivebut rewarding and migraine causing build. It also looks like it could hold almost a lifetime collection of hand tools for woodworking…
|627 days ago||
First Estimate Too High? - 39 replies
OK, So I did an official paperwork and spreadsheet itemized estimate for a customer today.It is for two solid pine 6 ft tall by 4 ft wide built in storage shelves and a wall organizer rackfor his garage storage room. It will all be sanded and stained. I plan on including a wooden back on both shelves.In the picture is the style I am shooting for...
|643 days ago||
100% Hand Tools or Mix it Up ? - 40 replies
I am considering selling all my power tools except for my skill saw and table saw and going almost completely with high quality hand tools to force myself to learn and improve on hand tool work to develop a business of hand made heirloom quality furniture…after much trial and error, learning, learning, and more learning and more trial ...