I’m rebuilding a birdhouse for our community garden. The original was a cylinder made of bending ply, really not up to job, almost completely delaminated. The new house will be dodecagon with spruce walls. I’ll reuse the roof and ...
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Location: Range View, Australia
I've made furniture, cabinets and things all my life. Now I'm more interested in luthiery and playing music.
I've made a fair few electric double basses, electric fiddles and 11 acoustic instruments including an acoustic double bass. Here I'll mainly post furniture of my design.
Machinery, hand power tools and hand tools are all the same for me...just tools, some have much more charm than others, but in the end, just a means to my ends.
I have duel US / Aussie citizenship and have spent half my 68 years in OZ.
-- Bill....... " was you dryin' your nails or a wavin' me goodbye?" Tom Waits
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|commented on||A Tale of Two Guitars #1: Introduction||01-27-2016 11:44 PM|
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These are my new dial indicator calipers, not the prettiest thing I’ve ever made but very serviceable. From StewMac they cost US $135. With my unfavorable exchange rate and shipping, they would be WELL over AU $200. I have AU $40 invested ...
These pics are late afternoon in the outdoor dining area of a little country pub, about 2hrs south of Brisbane. Zoey the cat is allowed anywhere in the pub except the bar tops and tables. The cat is part Manx. Not much to do with woodworking ...