For your consideration is my bookcase design entry. Before I approach this contest, I had to think about what the core of the the contest is about. I had to understand what the result should be and then put my spin on it. Chances are, it woul...
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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.
Latest Activity | view all »
|commented on||Thanks Day Production||12-03-2009 07:02 AM|
|replied on||I must be really stupid||11-20-2009 07:47 AM|
|commented on||Asian-inspired two-piece tall cabinet||11-17-2009 07:53 AM|
|replied on||"That's cool" button||11-14-2009 07:04 PM|
|commented on||First Aid Box||11-14-2009 06:50 PM|
|replied on||M and T design question - basic||11-13-2009 09:04 PM|
|replied on||Carved Keychain for Scrap Wood Exchange||11-13-2009 08:57 PM|
|replied on||Kitchen table...Laminated MDF vs. pure wood||11-13-2009 01:47 AM|
|replied on||How would you make this cut?||11-12-2009 09:07 PM|
|commented on||Computer Desk||11-12-2009 06:38 PM|
|commented on||Big Bookcase for Small Books||11-12-2009 06:32 PM|
|commented on||End Tables||11-12-2009 03:53 PM|
|commented on||Can't find aluminum or plastic biscuits at an affordable price.||11-12-2009 09:19 AM|
|commented on||Cork Woman ~ "Bubbly"||11-11-2009 10:35 PM|
|added project||Big Bookcase for Small Books||11-11-2009 08:36 PM|
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I pushed that orange cart down the main race way of the local Home Depot heading toward the tool coral. There’s nothing I really need there, it’s just part of the routine I supposed. I bumped into Don who works at the appliance section. “What...
I was able to use my new workbench the other day to modify a cabinet door for a client. I did this favor so that I can test out my new bench. This opportunity gave me a chance to see the workability of the piece and what I need to build or modif...
My plan today was to build a workbench for the new workshop. I had the day to myself and wanted to get the thing built before I had to start dinner. This is actually a lofty goal since I had no idea what I was building. I didn’t plan much, I st...
Things are finally coming together in my new place. I moved to my new house three weeks ago and had been working hard to get to the point where I can start on my workshop. Here’s the result of last night’s work. Fresh paint went on the walls af...