• Advertise with us
View Thuan's:homeworkshopprojects (6)blog (7)reviews (2)forum topics (1)buddies (3)favorites (0)activity logWatch

203 posts in 2320 days

Location: Cedar Hill, Texas

I really enjoy making things. When I was a kid, I didn't have much toys, so I learned to make things out of cardboard and paper. Now, I make practical things out of wood because I feel like I should justify my time in the shop. I am taught by my surroundings since I have no formal training in anything that is of use to me. Everywhere I go I look at designs, break it down and appreciate them. I then add those ideas to my projects which is the physical interpretation of my surroundings.

I just have a knack to make things without too much planning nor concerns. Every mistake is a learning opportunity. So I don't take my woodworking too seriously. Which is also why I have just enough tools to get the job done. I keep it fun that way.

-- Thuan

Latest Activity | view all »

commented on Thanks Day Production 1599 days ago
replied on I must be really stupid 1612 days ago
commented on Asian-inspired two-piece tall cabinet 1615 days ago
replied on "That's cool" button 1618 days ago
commented on First Aid Box 1618 days ago
replied on M and T design question - basic 1619 days ago
replied on Carved Keychain for Scrap Wood Exchange 1619 days ago
replied on Kitchen table...Laminated MDF vs. pure wood 1619 days ago
replied on How would you make this cut? 1620 days ago
commented on Computer Desk 1620 days ago
commented on Big Bookcase for Small Books 1620 days ago
commented on End Tables 1620 days ago
commented on Can't find aluminum or plastic biscuits at an affordable price. 1620 days ago
commented on Cork Woman ~ "Bubbly" 1621 days ago
added project Big Bookcase for Small Books 1621 days ago

Latest Projects | view all 6 »

Latest Blog Entries | view all 7 »

Workshop | view details »

Grab widget

23 comments so far

View Todd A. Clippinger's profile

Todd A. Clippinger

8699 posts in 2602 days

#1 posted 2320 days ago

Oh man you are going to be fun to follow. I was just over at your blogspot. You are unbelievable!

I can’t wait to see and read more from you.

Anyway Welcome to LJ, the best woodworking community around!

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana,

View Max's profile


55950 posts in 2775 days

#2 posted 2320 days ago

lad to see that you have made Lumberjocks a part of your Woodworking experience… Welcome…

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

View cajunpen's profile


14244 posts in 2568 days

#3 posted 2320 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks. Enjoy the community.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

View dustynewt's profile


639 posts in 2365 days

#4 posted 2320 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks. I love your work. I have always wondered how people with sawdust in their veins handle their cravings for woodwork when they live in apartments or condos or anywhere without a workshop. I will follow your progress.

-- Peace in Wood ~

View TreeBones's profile


1821 posts in 2526 days

#5 posted 2320 days ago

Welcome, this is a great site. Your kitchen work is real nice. Your wife should get you more tools…

-- Ron, Twain Harte, Ca. Portable on site Sawmill Service

View RobS's profile


1333 posts in 2809 days

#6 posted 2320 days ago

Welcome fellow Metroplexian! I’m about 20 miles south of you. Enjoy the site.

-- Rob (A) Waxahachie,TX

View Greg Mitchell's profile

Greg Mitchell

1381 posts in 2571 days

#7 posted 2320 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- Greg Mitchell--Lowell,

View TomFran's profile


2939 posts in 2497 days

#8 posted 2320 days ago

Great way to do woodwork – keep it simple. Let’s face it, you can do a lot of woodwork without expensive tools. People have been doing it for centuries. You’ll like Niki here on this site – he also does a lot of woodwork with fewer tools and machines than most. And, he’s very good at it too.
We’ll look forward to your input on this site. Maybe you can teach us some things about doing woodwork with a smaller budget – that would be great!


-- Tom, Surfside Beach, SC - Romans 8:28

View Karson's profile


34797 posts in 2903 days

#9 posted 2319 days ago

Welcome to LumberJocks. Glad to have you aboard.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware †

View brunob's profile


2275 posts in 2672 days

#10 posted 2319 days ago

If you like working with wood, you’re in the right place. Welcome. And I complain about the space in my 24X12 shop! Great work,

-- Bruce from Central New, if you'll pardon me, I have some sawdust to make.

View Buckskin's profile


486 posts in 2490 days

#11 posted 2319 days ago

I just looked at your Blogspot page and was impressed. Welcome aboard! I think you do some amazing work and cant wait to see some of it here.

View gene's profile


2184 posts in 2386 days

#12 posted 2319 days ago

Welcome to LJ’s (Enjoy) Really looking forward to your future post.
God bless

-- Gene, a Christian in Virginia

View Blake's profile


3432 posts in 2377 days

#13 posted 2313 days ago

I like this guy (Thuan).

-- Happy woodworking!

View CoolDavion's profile


379 posts in 2327 days

#14 posted 2303 days ago

Very interestng. Sometimes you have to waht you to do to persue a hobby/passion.

-- Do or do not, there is no try!

View mot's profile


4911 posts in 2539 days

#15 posted 2303 days ago

Hey! Welcome to LJ! Great work in your blog!

-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

showing 1 through 15 of 23 comments

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics :: gardening showcase