Getting closer now, exactly one month till I leave for my ultimate American wood working trip. I have booked a course at Woodcraft and I am trying to coordinate something at Highland Woodworking. But more on the itinery when it iis more final. ...
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People occasionally say "have you ever thought of doing woodworking for a living". And my reply is "if I do that, I would have to find a new hobby".
-- I would rather have the most memories, than the most money.
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|commented on||Sharpening methods #5: Old Danish honing strop and making a copy...||12-01-2016 08:03 AM|
|commented on||An enchanted Bavarian doll house for my granddaughter||12-01-2016 07:14 AM|
|commented on||Boxguy Gets A Swirly||11-24-2016 10:45 AM|
|commented on||Plywood Folding Chair||09-11-2016 10:52 PM|
|commented on||Pig Pickin' Accessory Toolbox||06-12-2016 09:37 AM|
|added project||Easel 2, 3 & 4||06-12-2016 05:22 AM|
|commented on||Walnut and Maple Remote Caddie With Center Keyed Box Joints||02-03-2016 09:53 AM|
|added project||Christmas 2016 Gifts||02-03-2016 03:20 AM|
|commented on||Wood lantern - looking for the light...||12-29-2015 12:20 PM|
|added project||Easel Two||12-29-2015 03:23 AM|
|added project||Test Piece - Kinda||11-01-2015 05:55 AM|
|added project||Better Late than Never||08-09-2015 11:07 AM|
|commented on||New Handle on an English Mortise Chisel||01-01-2015 11:05 AM|
|commented on||Flamed Birch Desk||12-26-2014 01:36 PM|
|added project||Christmas is for giving ... hand made tools||12-26-2014 01:32 PM|
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To put you in the picture, woodworking is not my only reason for travelling. My sister lives in Georgia and I do not like it. She is not only my sister but a good friend and I miss her all the time. The upside of this is the US seems to be my d...
I have just returned from four weeks in the US and had a great time. While I was there I bought some tools and went to a few places. One of those was the Lee Nielsen factory in Maine. Maine is spectacular and worth a trip there for the scenery ...
Huon Pine has an interesting history in Australia. At one time it was used to make the crates for apples to be transported. A native timber of Tasmania (the island bit on the bottom of Australia) it is now highly sought after as a cabinet making...
Well there I was, on the job, and I notice this Cabinet saw sitting in the doorway of this business, right next to the footpath. Had a bit of rust on the cast iron table but otherwise looked alright. So I grabbed a business card and rang them ba...