Many of you have heard my whine about the size of my shop and how cold it can get here in the great white North. Well last fall I lucked out and was blessed with the privilege of using all of the facility in this community shop. Please don’t as...
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Location: Mississauga,Ontario, Canada
I was born on the East coast of Canada in the sixties and took woodworking all through high school I worked using the term loosely with various cabinet makers has a "kid helper" (hinderer in most case). Moved to Ontario in 1989 and did a major career change, I am now in health care. I did some woodwork in a small shop in the early 90’s but in 1998 I bought my current house and set up my shop in the basement however the dust and noise was problematic. This summer I build a small shed in the backyard originally as storage solution but before I knew it I was making saw dust again and nowI have moved the entire shop out to the shed. The downside is I still have a storage problem but I now have a nice place to hide and work on a truly relaxing craft.
-- All bleeding will eventually stop.
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|added project||Fancy cigar box||12-06-2012 05:11 AM|
|replied on||Why Oak?||10-08-2012 01:25 AM|
|commented on||Wine rack||11-19-2011 02:02 AM|
|added project||Chapel Cross||09-06-2011 01:08 AM|
|added project||Cherry Display Table||06-19-2011 07:48 PM|
|commented on||Spalted Maple little table.||10-19-2010 03:57 AM|
|added project||Spalted Maple little table.||10-17-2010 12:31 AM|
|replied on||Why this nickname?||09-25-2010 11:47 PM|
|replied on||A Love Letter to Canada||07-02-2010 03:54 AM|
|added project||Heniz 57 table||06-19-2010 04:14 PM|
|commented on||Charles Neil build along mahogany lowboy "series" #4: week||05-03-2010 03:45 AM|
|replied on||Why is it (mantel) always misspelled?||04-28-2010 06:05 AM|
|added project||For a good cause||04-15-2010 05:15 AM|
|commented on||Shaker Table||04-06-2010 01:08 AM|
|commented on||WHAT TO MAKE ?||04-01-2010 01:10 AM|
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Well friends, I am at my place of work and we are preparing for the New Year’s surge of drunks and disorderly. (I work in a trauma/ Emergency center). This being a full (not to mention blue) moon it should be an interesting night. I would like ...
Furniture School #10: I could have sworn I had posted this ...well maby not. Better late than never!
I really thought I had posted the final product. Anyway here it is almost a year later. I am pleased with the results and will likely take the second part of the course comes April. I have been busy in and out of the shop but since the holidays s...
Well fellow LJ’s this project is beginning to take shape. Last night I glued up the frames and fitted the top. I realised I had enough lumber to make a shelf. So I quickly designed a shelf that could be added after glue up. The inst...
This is my challenge. I have been asked to make this Queen size antique headboard into a King size. My client had asked me to built a head board for her, I was busy and said it would be a few weeks before I could commit to it. She found one o...