I got about an hour in the shop today; enough time square of the bottom ends of the legs, drawer backs and sides as well as cut out six drawer fronts to the night stands. The really big thing that I did was get down of the shelf the Leigh Dove tai...
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Location: Zanesville Ohio
My name is Todd and I retired at 38 from the U.S. Army in 2006 after 20 years of service and went to work for the Federal Government as a civilian until the office that I worked for moved to another state in August of 2011. I married the best woman in the world in 2009 and I am now in the process of building furniture in the Arts and Crafts style for her. This full fills a promise that I made to her and at the same time I can brush up on my skills prior to starting a full time business as a cabinet maker. I have been doing wood working for more than thirty years now. I have taught classes on the subject while in the military at a craft shop located on post as well as doing contracted work from time to time to supplement my income. This new chapter has been very enjoyable for me working for myself doing something that I love cannot be beat. Thank you for stopping by and would like to invite you to follow along with me on what I hope is a marvelous journey.
-- Head to the shop its calling you – Todd
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Today I found the time to cut the tops and shelves for all three night stands to size as well as glue up all 12 legs. I will try to get into the shop tomorrow afternoon and cut the legs to length and lay out the joint locations. Here are the pictu...
Well I took the day off yesterday from the three A&C style night stands I’m building to do a little clean up of cut offs I had laying around (two bins 15”W x 36”L x 24”T). I cut them all off at 12” long and not mo...
Hello everyone!I hope everyone is doing well; my family and I are all healthy and happy. I have been gone from the LJ since I built my father’s day gift for my dad. School ended the same time and being a stay at home dad spent a lot of time with m...
Busy! Busy! Busy! This is truly the only way to describe what’s going on right now in my life. I had a few odds and ends jobs to complete outside this week before I start building the shed underneath of my son’s tree house next week. Some of them ...