I’m terrified of table saws. Not many woodworkers will admit it, but I am. I know that, if used properly, they’re no more dangerous than any other tool…but I have ADHD and am far more likely to slip up than most folks. Of co...
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Location: Albany, GA
I'm a hand tool guy who realized he was limiting himself to hand tools for no good reason. While hand tools are a primary part of my woodworking experience, power tools DO actually accomplish a great deal.
My workshop is currently my back porch. My workbench consists of a Black & Decker Workmate and some 2x8's on a couple of saw horses. I need to get something to provide shelter for inclement weather, but there is something nice about working outside. For example, there's usually plenty of light ;)
-- "Give me your poor tools, your tired steel, your huddled masses of rust." Yep, I ripped off the Statue of Liberty. That's how I roll!
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I was planning on building the packing box today, and I may still get some of it done. Unfortunately, I doubt I’ll get it done…but it was for a fortunate reason. Last night, I bought a weekly newspaper here in town. I’ve been ...
Most folks who love woodworking have seen the H.O. Studley tool chest. Well, Christopher Schwarz has been dropping video after video of it. He’s actually there, with others, to document the chest for a book slated to come out in 2013. Yes...
Well, my intent to start with the packing box project still holds. As of today, I have gotten all the supplies needed to build the box. All that’s left is to put together the new Workmate (still haven’t built a shop, so I’m not...
For a day I didn’t spend any time building a project for myself or for my home, it’s been a pretty awesome woodworking day. First, there’s the building of my son's toolbox. That was pretty cool all on its own. However, tonight...