A couple of weeks ago I was searching the Craigslist ads for a wood lathe, and found one in my neighbourhood, so I phoned the man and went over to see it. He had 3 lathes in his small workshop and he told me that this one had to go, as he nee...
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Location: Pitt Meadows, BC. Canada
At the young age of 65, I decided to take up the hobby of making woodcrafts, particularly items created with the scroll saw. My garage has now become my workshop, with tools consisting of a drill press, table saw, 3 routers and a router table, a Delta 6 1/8" jointer/planer, 13-inch thickness planer, belt/disc sander, drum sanders, oscillating spindle sander, circular saw, jig saw, biscuit joiner, mitre saw, a workbench and 3 work tables, power sander, portable power planer, Dremel rotary tool with 100's of attachments, many other miscellaneous tools, and of course my scroll saw. Needless to say, my wife is unable to put her car in the garage anymore, but that's the least of my worries, because I enjoy spending time in my new workshop making sawdust. Aawww.. the smell of sawdust and fresh coffee in the morning! I'm also into photography, a wedding photographer for many years and also media photography with press credentials. I have had the pleasure of photographing Kenny Rogers and also Alan Jackson. I also fly with and photograph aerobatic pilots each year at the Abbotsford International Airshow.
-- LIVE, LAUGH, CUT WOOD.
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I responded to an ad on Craigslist this weekend for ‘Oak Board Shorts’. Sure enough, it turned out to be from a guy named Siggy, from whom I had purchased wood from twice before in the past. He was selling 81 boards of Oak, 22”...
A friend of mine arranged to meet me for coffee this morning at our usual coffee meet location. When I arrived in the parking lot and pulled up beside his pickup, he said “Open your trunk” and he loaded a couple of armfulls of woo...