So I was looking around CL for stuff that I don’t have the need or room for and came accross a listing for (2) armloads of wood for $1 a piece. Was suppose to include some pine, dowels, and other misc. small pieces, birdhouse stuff.
I went out and check out the wood piles they had for sale, a bunch of random stuff, that I’ll go back tomorrow and sort through some more. She told me take a look inside the garage also, as this was all her fathers stuff and they were trying to sort through it and clean up the garage.
So when I was walking up and down the rows of stuff, I came across some issues of Fine Woodworking. I recently scored 50 old Wood Magazine back issues this summer for a dollar. She wanted $3.50 a stack, there was around 15 or 16 stacks. We setteled on $40 bucks for all 16 stacks.
They were already well kept and cataloged by issue number, and I just got done moving a few around and piling them up. My wife came in and was mad because I still have the Wood Magazines under my desk and not filed away, and she was wondering how long these were going to sit in the second bedroom now.
So with her being unappreciative of my score I figured I would brag a bit and post a picture on here, to guys that understand my “collecting” personality. You never know when you will need to look something up in one of those old magazines. Most of the time they have better jigs and ways of doing things then we do nowadays.
The earilest magazine is Winter of 1977, Issue #9 ( I was born in 1983, haha) and the most recent is Winter 2009/10 Issue No.209, that was on display until March 31, 2010. So I basically have damn near every issue of Fine Woodworking that they put out.
So if you don’t see anything from me for a while, you’ll know what I’m doing….
-- The trouble with doing something right the first time is that nobody appreciates how difficult it was.